committees & past directors

CEAS is governed by a faculty Steering Committee which sets administrative policy and determines Center priorities and goals. In addition, several smaller faculty committees are convened yearly to manage admissions, continuing student and postdoctoral fellowships, and for other purposes as needed. The current Steering Committee members are:


Gordon Chang, History, Director
Karen Eggleston, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
John Kieshnick, Religious Studies
Indra Levy, East Asian Languages & Cultures
Jean Oi, Political Science
Jun Uchida, History



center for east asian studies directors

Jun Uchida Jun Uchida
History
2016—
Gordon Chang Gordon Chang
History
2011—2016
Karen Wigen Kären Wigen
History
2009—2011
Chaofen Sun Chaofen Sun
East Asian Languages & Cultures
2006—2009
Carl Bielefeldt Carl Bielefeldt
Religious Studies
2004—2006
Jean Oi Jean Oi
Political Science
1998—2004
Harold Kahn Harold Kahn
History
1997—1998
Peter Duus Peter Duus
History
1995—1997
Susan Matisoff Susan Matisoff
Asian Languages
1992—1995
Lyman Van Slyke Lyman P. Van Slyke
History
1988—1992
Albert Dien Albert Dien
Asian Languages
1984—1988
Makoto Ueda Makoto Ueda
Asian Languages
1981—1984
Peter Duus Peter Duus
History
1977—1981
Albert Dien Albert Dien
Asian Languages
1976—1977
Victor Li Victor H. Li
Law
1974—1976
Lyman Van Slyke Lyman P. Van Slyke
History
1973—1974
Albert Dien Albert Dien
Asian Languages
1972—1973
Lyman Van Slyke Lyman P. Van Slyke
History
1970—1972
John Lewis John W. Lewis
Political Science
1969—1970


committee on east asian studies chairs

John Lewis John W. Lewis
Political Science
1968—1969
Lyman Van Slyke Lyman P. Van Slyke
History
1967—1968
Nobutaka Ike Nobutaka Ike
Political Science
1965—1967
Kurt Steiner Kurt Steiner
Political Science
1964—1965
Thomas Smith Thomas C. Smith
History
1960—1964