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Asia Pacific Center Faculty

Executive Committee

Min ZhouDistinguished Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies and Director, UCLA Asia Pacific Center

Robert Buswell Distinguished Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Katsuya Hirano Associate Professor, History

Domenico Ingenito Associate Professor, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures

Ninez Ponce Professor of Health Policy and Management

Shu-mei Shih Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures, Comparative Literature, Asian American Studies

Faculty Advisory Committee

Hitoshi Abe Director; Professor, Architecture & Urban Design; UCLA Terasaki Chair for Contemporary Japanese Studies

Stephen Acabado Associate Professor, Anthropology

Victor Agadjanian Professor, Sociology

Lamia Balafrej Assistant Professor

Michael Berry Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Keith L Camacho Associate Professor & Undergraduate Advisor

M. C. Frank Chang Distinguished Professor and Wintek Chair in Electrical Engineering

George Dutton Director, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Michael Emmerich Associate Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Andrea Goldman Associate Professor, History

Akhil Gupta Professor, Anthropology

Christopher P. Hanscom Associate Professor of Korean Literature

Kevan Harris Assistant Professor, Sociology

Ursula Heise Professor of Humanities, Department of English and Institute of the Environment

Raúl Hinojosa-Ojeda Associate Professor

Kevin Y. Kim Assistant Professor

Hui-shu Lee Associate Professor, Art History

Ching Kwan Lee Professor, Sociology

Helga Leitner Professor of Geography

Nancy Levine Professor, Department of Anthropology

Seiji Lippit Associate Director; Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

William Marotti Professor, History

Lachlan McNamee Assistant Professor of Political Science

Sean Metzger Professor

Vinit Mukhija Professor and Vice Chair of Urban Planning, Luskin School of Public Affairs

Jerry Nickelsburg Senior Economist, UCLA Forecast

Kyeyoung Park Associate Professor of Anthropology and Asian American Studies

Helen Rees Professor, Ethnomusicology

Robert Chao Romero Associate Professor of Chicana/o and Central American Studies

David Schaberg Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Eric Sheppard Humboldt Professor

Margaret Shih UCLA Anderson Board of Visitors Term Chair in Management

Monica L. Smith Professor, Navin and Pratima Doshi Chair in Indian Studies

Hongyin Tao Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures

Michael Thies Chair, Global Studies and International & Area Studies Interdepartmental Programs

Hsian-Rong Tseng Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology

Lothar von Falkenhausen Professor, Art History & Archaeology

Ronald Vroon Professor and Chair, Slavic Languages & Literatures

Alex Wang Professor of Law

May C. Wang Professor

Yinghui Wu Assistant Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Sherry Wu Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations

Yunxiang Yan Professor, Anthropology

Wes Yin Associate Professor of Public Policy and Management

Wei-Hsin Yu Professor, Sociology

Asia Pacific Faculty Directory

UCLA Faculty with research and teaching interests on Asia, listed by regional specialization:

All Asia Faculty

Central Asia




Southeast Asia

South Asia