Asian Studies Core Faculty

Holly Barcus
  • Holly Barcus
  • DeWitt Wallace Professor of Geography, Director of Asian Studies
  • Population, GIS, rural geography, ethnicity, identity and mobility
  • 651-696-6139
  • she/her/hers

Rivi Handler-Spitz

Arthur Mitchell

Satoko Suzuki

Xin Yang

Asian Studies Steering Committee

Karín Aguilar-San Juan

I-Chun Catherine Chang

Erik Davis
  • Erik Davis
  • Professor, Religious Studies
  • Current focus: collective and ritual creativity associated with social protest movements in urban Cambodia and Southeast Asia
  • 651-696-6152

Liang Ding

Arjun Guneratne
  • Arjun Guneratne
  • Professor of Anthropology
  • Socio-cultural anthropology, ethnic identities, globalization, environmentalism, South Asia (Sri Lanka and Nepal)
  • 651-696-6362
  • he/him/his

Andrew Kauffman

James W. Laine

Joy Laine
  • Joy Laine
  • Adjunct Professor, Philosophy
  • Focuses on the philosophy of mind and language in the context of both Western and Indian philosophical traditions

Christopher Lowy

Jake E. Nagasawa

Ahoo Najafian

Kari Shepherdson-Scott

Yue-Him Tam

Chuen-Fung Wong