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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator and Staff

William Gardner

Coordinator for Asian Studies and Section Head of Japanese

Japanese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6875
  2. Kohlberg 336
Will Gardner

Molly Lawrence

Administrative Assistant

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7750
  2. Trotter Hall 107
molly

Bertha Saldierna

Administrative Assistant II, I

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7674
  2. Trotter Hall 107

Program Committee

Farid Azfar

Associate Professor

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5765
  2. Trotter 212

Interests: Early Modern Europe, urban, sexuality

Professor Farid Azfar

Lei Ouyang Bryant

Associate Professor of Music

Music & Dance

Asian Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2020
  2. Lang Music Building 412
Lei Ouyang Bryant

Pallabi Chakravorty

Professor

Director of Dance

Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6161
  2. Lang Music Building 406

Areas of interest: Kathak dance, Visual Anthropology, South Asia

Pallabi Chakravorty

BuYun Chen

Assistant Professor

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3978
  2. Trotter 207

Interests: China, East Asia, women, science and technology

Professor BuYun Chen

K. David Harrison

Professor, Chair

Provost's Office

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5785
  2. Pearson Hall 101

Steven P. Hopkins

Professor of Religion</br>Coordinator of Islamic Studies Program 2018-2019

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8035
  2. Fax: (610) 328-7687
  3. Pearson 209
Steven P. Hopkins

Akiko Imamura

Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese

Modern Languages & Literatures

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5537
  2. Kohlberg 308

Yoshiko Jo

Lecturer

Japanese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2047
  2. Kohlberg 306
yoshiko jo

Wol A Kang

Lecturer

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2048
  2. Kohlberg 314
Wol Kang

Haili Kong

Professor

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8457
  2. Kohlberg 310
Haili Kong - On Leave 2013-14

Gerald Levinson

Jane Lang Professor of Music

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8236
  2. Lang Music Building 409
Gerald Levinson

Bakirathi Mani

Associate Professor

English Literature

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8132
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 307, Office Hours: Tue 2:30-4, Thu 11:30-1
Bakiranthi Mani

Benjamin Ridgway

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7675
  2. Kohlberg Hall K-308

Tomoko Sakomura

Associate Professor of Art History, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Art

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8119
  2. Parrish 108
  3. Beardsley 206

Kirsten Speidel

Senior Lecturer in Chinese and Section Convener

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7766
  2. Kohlberg 314
Kirsten Speidel

Atsuko Suda

Lecturer

Japanese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8147
  2. Kohlberg 301
Atsuko Suda

Jonathan Washington

Assistant Professor

Linguistics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6134
  2. Pearson Hall 105

Tyrene White

Professor of Political Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8138
  2. Trotter 307
Tyrene White's current research is on the local political influence of Chinese NGO's and on the use of litigation to improve the status of Chinese women. She teaches courses on contemporary China, East Asia, and population issues, and introductory courses in comparative politics.
Tyrene White

Thomas Whitman ’82

Professor of Music (part-time)

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8234
  2. Lang Music Building 411
Thomas Whitman

Peng Xu

Assistant Professor in Premodern Chinese Literature and Culture

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6831
  2. Kohlberg 305