Director

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Wendy Singer

Roy T. Wortman Distinguished Professor of History
Areas of Expertise
History of India and South Asia, Indian politics, globalization and migration, transnational communities.
Campus
Address
Seitz House 08
Phone Number
(740) 427-5324

Faculty

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Qussay Al-Attabi

Assistant Professor of Arabic
Areas of Expertise
Modern Arabic literature; contemporary Iraqi literature; world literature; nationalism and literature; literary and cultural theory; and translation studies.
Campus
Address
Ascension Hall 025
Phone Number
(740) 427-4275806

Kyoungjin Bae

James P. Storer Assistant Professor of Asian History
Areas of Expertise
Late imperial China, the history of science and technology, visual and material culture, early modern Sino-European exchanges, global history.
Campus
Address
Seitz House 03
Phone Number
(740) 427-5463

Jianhua Bai

Robert A. Oden Jr. Professor of Chinese
Areas of Expertise
Foreign language pedagogy, linguistics, computer-assisted language instruction.
Campus
Address
Ascension Hall 112
Phone Number
(740) 427-5530

Sarah Blick

Professor of Art History
Areas of Expertise
Medieval art history, Asian art history.
Campus
Address
Gund Gallery 116
Phone Number
(740) 427-5347
 

Joy Brennan

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
Areas of Expertise
Buddhist philosophy and psychology, Yogacara, Zen Buddhism
Campus
Address
O'Connor House 204
Phone Number
(740) 427-5290

Hilary Buxton

Assistant Professor of History
Areas of Expertise
Modern imperial Britain, colonial and global history, postcolonial science studies, race, gender and disability studies
Campus
Address
Seitz House 05
Phone Number
(740) 427-5355

Jessica Chandras

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Areas of Expertise
Linguistic anthropology, education, India. 
Campus
Address
Palme House 101
Phone Number
(740) 427-5220

Kathleen Fernando

Assistant Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Post-colonial literature(s) and theory, South Asian literature, Canadian diasporic writing.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 204
Phone Number
(740) 427-5754

Janelle Gondar

Visiting Instructor of Spanish
Campus
Address
Ascension Hall 110
Phone Number
(740) 427-1111
 

Brad Hostetler

Assistant Professor of Art History
Areas of Expertise
Byzantine art, Greek epigraphy, epigrams
Campus
Address
Gund Gallery 113
Phone Number
(740) 427-5743

Nurten Kilic-Schubel

Associate Professor of History
Areas of Expertise
Islamic history, history of Central Eurasia, Ottoman history, women and gender in Islamic history.
Campus
Address
Acland House 04
Phone Number
(740) 427-5320

Jack Jin Gary Lee

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Legal Studies
Areas of Expertise
Law and society; Empire and colonialism; Politics of social difference
Campus
Address
Ralston House 204
Phone Number
(740) 427-5074

Maria Mendonca

James D. & Cornelia W. Ireland Associate Professor of Music
Music and Anthropology Departments
Campus
Address
Storer Hall 028
Phone Number
(740) 427-5723

Michelle Mood

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Asian Studies
Areas of Expertise
Chinese politics, Chinese rural development, political economy of development, women in politics, globalization.
Campus
Address
Acland House 21
Phone Number
(740) 427-5429

Pashmina Murthy

Associate Professor of English
Areas of Expertise
Postcolonial studies, critical theory, transnational studies.
Campus
Address
English Cottage 108
Phone Number
(740) 427-5213

Sam Pack

Professor of Anthropology
Areas of Expertise
Cultural identity formation and contestation, global and local dynamics of mass media, media ethnography, reception studies, indigenous modes of (self-re)presentation, subject-generated imagery, life history, Native North America, Southeast and East Asia.
Campus
Address
Palme House 106
Phone Number
(740) 427-5888
 

Rima Sadek

Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic
Areas of Expertise
Comparative literature, Arabic studies and critical theory
Campus
Address
Ascension Hall 022
Phone Number
(740) 427-5931

Vernon Schubel

Professor of Religious Studies
Campus
Address
Ascension Hall 001
Phone Number
(740) 427-5801
 

Chengjuan Sun

Associate Professor of Chinese
Areas of Expertise
Chinese poetry, women's writing, Qing-dynasty literature
Campus
Address
Ascension Hall 101
Phone Number
(740) 427-5282

Yumiko Tashiro

Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese
Campus
Address
Ascension Hall 012
 

Yang Xiao

Professor of Philosophy
Areas of Expertise
Ethics, Political Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Eco-Philosophy (Environmental Philosophy and Climate Change)
Campus
Address
Ascension Hall 221
Phone Number
(740) 427-5287

Kai Xie

Assistant Professor of Japanese
Areas of Expertise
Premodern Japanese literature, Sino-Japanese comparisons and interactions, Sino-Japanese (kanbun) literature.
Campus
Address
Ascension 010
Phone Number
(740) 427-5229
 

Yan Zhou

Visual Resources Curator, Art History
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History
Areas of Expertise
Modern and contemporary art, Chinese art history
Campus
Address
Gund Gallery 111a
Phone Number
(740) 427-5193
 

Emeriti

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Joseph Adler

Professor Emeritus of Asian Studies and Religious Studies
Areas of Expertise
Chinese religions, Neo-Confucianism
Campus

Ruth Dunnell

Professor Emerita of History
Areas of Expertise
Chinese and inner-Asian history, comparative history of north Asia 11th-14th centuries, Mongol empire.

Andrea Lechleitner

Administrative Assistant in the Academic Division
Contact
Phone Number
740-427-5247
Location
O'Connor House 105