College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

CEAS Emeritus Faculty

Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Stauffer-Flint Hall, 208

Consumer research on media habits and preferences in emerging democracies, IMC in China

Canda, Edward R.
Professor Emeritus, School of Social Welfare

Spiritual diversity in social work theory and practice; philosophy of social work; qualitative research methods; international social work; Korean social welfare in relation to Korean philosophy and religions; East Asian and international perspectives on social welfare

Professor Emeritus, History

Chinese imperial history, inner Asian history

Librarian for China and Korea Studies
Watson Library, 519

Assessments of North America East Asian library collections, Chinese electronic resource development and affordability, and information literacy for East Asian studies language students

Frederickson, H. George
Professor Emeritus

Public administration, public administration ethics, theories of public administration, systems of multi-level governance, and American local government; experience in Korea and China

Gerbert, Elaine T.
Associate Professor Emerita, East Asian Languages & Culture
Wescoe Hall, 2101

Modern Japanese literature, play in Japan, translation, Japanese language pedagogy

General Manager Emeritus

International journalism

Professor Emerita , Art History
Spencer Museum of Art, 209D

Later Chinese art, Chinese painting, Buddhist art, Korean art

Kleinberg, Jill
Associate Professor Emerita, School of Business

Cross-cultural interaction in organizational settings (U.S.-Japan, U.S.-China, U.S.-Japan-Mexico); comparative and cross-cultural management; Japanese organizational behavior; management issues in binational organizations; cross-cultural negotiation

Pok Chi Lau
Professor Emeritus, Art and Design

Traditional and digital photography, video and mixed media; social documentary photography on issues such as migration of Asians to the Americas; multiculturalism, diversity and ethnic identity; Chinese migration within and outside China

Minor, Robert N.
Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies

South Asian religions, history of religions methodology, religion and gender

Mitscher, Lester A.
Professor Emeritus, Medicinal Chemistry

Natural products, antibiotics, antivirals, antimutagenics/ chemopreventive agents, antitumor agents; traditional Chinese medicine; green tea

Moos, Felix
Professor Emeritus, Anthropology

Socio-cultural anthropology

Stevenson, Daniel B.
Professor, Chair, Religious Studies
Smith Hall, 201

Buddhism and religion in premodern China, with emphasis on sites, media, and practices entailed in collective formation of religious identities

Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Journalism
Stauffer-Flint Hall, 200

Russian journalism, emerging market-based media in Russia, the U.S. military on military-media issues

Professor Emeritus, Economics

Economic issues in East Asia

Yamamoto, Akira Y.
Professor Emeritus, Anthropology and Linguistics

Linguistic anthropology; Japanese culture

Yamamoto, Kimiko
Professor Emerita, East Asian Languages & Cultures

Japanese language, Japanese litarature

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FLAS Fellowships are available through CEAS for the study of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Tibetan, and Uyghur. Learn more at Deadline for application is December 20. Find more information here.

CEAS Faculty Travel or Development Funds Application

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Applications for 2023-24 open on December 15, 2022.

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