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Asian Studies Program Faculty

Ying Wang, Chair Asian Studies Program
Professor in Chinese Language & Literature & Chair of Asian Studies Program
Phone: 
413-538-2281
Office: 
118 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Tuesday, Thursday 11 am - 12 pm by appointment
Specialization: East Asia
Kay Klippel
Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2885
Office: 
112 Ciruti
Office hours: 
M, T, W, Th 8:30 - 2:00, F 9:00 - 12:00
Heba Arafah
Five College Lecturer in Arabic Language
Phone: 
413-538-3564
Office: 
Ciruti 122
Office hours: 
Monday 12:30 am - 1:30 pm and by appointment
Fumiko Brown
Five College Lecturer in Japanese Language
Phone: 
413-538-2468
Office: 
125 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Tuesday 2:00 - 4:00 pm and by appointment
Specialization: East Asia
Lulu Cheng
BLCU Visiting Lecturer in Chinese Language
Phone: 
413-538-2647
Office: 
29 Ciruti
Office hours: 
Tuesday, Thursday 1:30 - 2:30 and by appointment
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: 
125 Ciruti
Office hours: 
and by appointment
Wamedh Jassaim
Teaching Assistant in Arabic
Phone: 
413-538-2519
Office: 
Ciruti 205
Office hours: 
Tuesday & Thursday 2:30-4:30 pm
Alice Kao
Teaching Associate in Chinese Language
Phone: 
413-538-2647
Office: 
29 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Monday & Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 am and by appointment
Specialization: East Asia
Shinji Kawamitsu
Japanese Teaching Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2468
Office: 
125 Ciruti
Office hours: 
and by appointment
Suk Massey
Five College Lecturer
Naoko Nemoto
Associate Professor of Japanese Language
Phone: 
413-538-2886
Office: 
116 Ciruti
Office hours: 
Monday 4 pm - 5 pm, Friday 1 pm - 2 pm and by appointment
Specialization: East Asia
Chan Young Park
Five College Lecturer
Phone: 
413-538-2519
Office: 
205 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Monday & Wednesday 10:00 - 10:40 am and by appointment
Indira Viswanathan Peterson (on leave 2013-14)
David B. Truman Professor of Asian Studies
Specialization: South Asia
Lisha Xu
Lecturer in Chinese
Phone: 
413-538-3376
Office: 
128 Ciruti Center
Office hours: 
Monday, Wednesday 2:15 - 3:15 pm and by appointment
Specialization: East Asia
Caro Pinto
Librarian and Instructional Technology Consultant, LITS
Phone: 
413-538-3570
Office: 
Williston Library Room 421
Office hours: 
by appointment

Affiliated Asian Studies Program Faculty

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