Asian Studies Steering Committee

Arjun Guneratne
  • Arjun Guneratne
  • Professor of Anthropology; Director of Asian Studies
  • Socio-cultural anthropology, ethnic identities, globalization, environmentalism, South Asia (Sri Lanka and Nepal)
  • 651-696-6362

Karín Aguilar-San Juan

Holly Barcus

I-Chun Catherine Chang

Erik Davis
  • Erik Davis
  • Associate 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

Rivi Handler-Spitz

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
  • 651-696-6353

Arthur Mitchell

Kari Shepherdson-Scott

Satoko Suzuki

Yue-Him Tam

Chuen-Fung Wong

Xin Yang
  • Xin Yang
  • Chair and Associate Professor
  • Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 2:30-3:30 pm or by appointment
  • 651-696-6423