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Asian Studies Program Faculty

Jonathan Lipman, Chair Asian Studies Program
Felicia Gressitt Bock Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of History
Phone: 
413-538-2368
Office: 
311 Skinner
Office hours: 
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Wednesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Specialization: East Asia
Kristin McMillan
Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2885
Office: 
112 Ciruti
Office hours: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM; Friday 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Heba Arafah
Five College Lecturer in Arabic Language
Phone: 
413-538-3564
Office: 
Ciruti 122
Office hours: 
Monday 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fumiko Brown
Five College Lecturer in Japanese Language
Phone: 
413-538-2468
Office: 
125 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Specialization: East Asia
Nikki Floyd
Visiting Assistant Professor
Phone: 
413-538-2519
Office: 
205 Ciruti
Office hours: 
by appointment
Takehiro Iwatsuki
Japanese Teaching Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2468
Office: 
116 Ciruti
Wamedh Jassaim
Teaching Assistant in Arabic
Phone: 
413-538-2519
Office: 
Ciruti 205
Office hours: 
Wednesday and Thursday 3:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Alice Kao
Teaching Associate in Chinese Language
Phone: 
413-538-2647
Office: 
29 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Monday and Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM or by appointment
Specialization: East Asia
Shinji Kawamitsu
Japanese Teaching Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2468
Office: 
116 Ciruti
Suk Massey
Five College Lecturer
Office: 
22 Ciruti
Office hours: 
Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Naoko Nemoto
Associate Professor of Japanese Language
Phone: 
413-538-2886
Office: 
116 Ciruti
Office hours: 
Monday and Friday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Specialization: East Asia
Chan Young Park
Five College Lecturer
Phone: 
413-538-2519
Office: 
22 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Thursday 5:00-6:00 PM
Indira Viswanathan Peterson
David B. Truman Professor of Asian Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2376
Office: 
129 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
On Leave Spring 2015
Specialization: South Asia
Ying Wang
Professor of Asian Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2281
Office: 
118 Ciruti
Office hours: 
Tuesday and Thursday 11:00-12:00 PM
Specialization: East Asia
Lisha Xu
Lecturer in Chinese
Phone: 
413-538-3376
Office: 
128 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Monday and Wednesday 2:40 PM - 3:40 PM or by appointment
Specialization: East Asia
Lei Yan
Lecturer in Chinese
Phone: 
413-538
Office: 
24 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Tuesday, Thursday 12:00-1:00 PM
Caro Pinto
Librarian and Instructional Technology Consultant, LITS
Phone: 
413-538-3570
Office: 
Ciruti 24
Office hours: 
Monday and Wednesday 2:40 PM - 3:40 PM
Olla Al-Shalchi
Five College Lecturer
Phone: 
413-538-3564
Office: 
Ciruti 122
Office hours: 
Mondays 12:15-1:00 PM or by appointment

Affiliated Asian Studies Program Faculty

Elif Babul
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Phone: 
413-538-2978
Office: 
124 Porter Hall

Specialization: Middle East

Calvin Chen
Luce Associate Professor of Politics
Phone: 
413-538-2668
Office: 
108 Skinner Hall

Specialization: East Asia

Kavita S. Datla
Associate Professor of History
Phone: 
413-538-2794
Office: 
313 Skinner Hall

Specialization: South Asia

Satyananda J. Gabriel
Professor of Economics
Phone: 
413-538-2818
Office: 
119 Skinner Hall

Specialization: East Asia and South Asia

Rie Hachiyanagi
Associate Professor of Art
Phone: 
413-538-3293
Office: 
305A Art Building

Specialization: East Asia

Sohail Hashmi
Professor of International Relations on the Alumnae Foundation
Phone: 
413-538-2693
Office: 
111 Skinner Hall

Specialization: Middle East

Kavita Khory
Professor of Politics
Phone: 
413-538-2429
Office: 
105 Skinner Hall

Specialization: South Asia

Jonathan Lipman
Felicia Gressitt Bock Professor of Asian Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2368
Office: 
208 Skinner Hall

Specialization: East Asia

Susanne Mrozik
Associate Professor of Religion
Phone: 
413-538-3445
Office: 
201C Skinner Hall

Specialization: South Asia and East Asia

Joshua Hotaka Roth
Professor of Anthropology
Phone: 
413-538-2954
Office: 
119 Porter Hall

Specialization: East Asia

Ajay J. Sinha
Professor of Art History
Phone: 
413-538-2473
Office: 
207 Art Building

Specialization: South Asia

Amina Steinfels
Associate Professor of Religion
Phone: 
413-538-2292
Office: 
207 Skinner Hall

Specialization: Middle East