Current CEAS M.A. Students

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Name Regional Focus Area of Interest
Ahn, Kwangdeok
China East Asian international relations; East Asia regionalism especially in multilateral security cooperation, U.S.-China relations; the Korean Peninsula problem.
Brett, Joshua
China China's transition from empire to nation; Chinese political culture; historiography, cartography, visual culture, and nationalism in modern China
Chan, Colin Yip Hang
Japan Bilateral relations, regional trade policy, Japanese historical revisionism, Japanese nationalism, Japanese soft power
Chen, Emily Szu-hua
China International relations, foreign policy analysis, international relations of East Asia, U.S.-China relations, cross-Strait relations, Chinese foreign policy
Cho, Mu-Jung
China political change in China; role of cultural factors in institutional shifts; East Asian perspectives on democracy; Chinese social movement; China’s impact on international relations
Choi, Bo Sun
East Asia
Korea
International Relations, East Asia-US relations, Korea-China-Japan relations
Chuapetcharasopon, Nalin
China Marketing and branding strategies of foreign companies within the Chinese market; differing consumer characteristics in tier-ed cities; business development in tier-ed cities; Chinese revolutionary literature
Fang, Chen
China China's elite politics; source of political legitimacy; farmer discontent and regime responses; China's floating population
Fang, Zhuoqing
China Chinese rural culture and ethnography; oral history and tradition of Chinese and Japanese country; the philosophy of law and legal history of pre-Modern China
Gee, Andrew Kent
China
Japan
Strategic international business practices prevalent in trilateral FDI among China, Japan, US—and the effect of economic interdependence on trilateral relations, politics and policy
Gomez, Carlos
China Comparative Sino-American Alternative Energy Policy, Chinese Solar Industry, China's Political Economy
Hecht, Rebecca
China Modern Chinese history; women's history; cultural history; race and ethnicity; Chinese relations with Southeast Asia
Im, Sikyun
China International relations; U.S.-China relations; security in East Asia; China-South Korea relations; gender in East Asia
Johnson III, Stephen
China Chinese politics and foreign policy, modern Chinese history, US-China relations, Chinese cultural history
Kang, Siliang
East Asia Chinese and Japanese art history; Sino-Japanese relationship; Chinese antiquity research
Kim, Elisa Haeryoung
Korea Historical sociology of modern South Korea; its effects on current domestic/foreign policies, specifically South Korea's international relationship with North East Asian countries and the U.S.; globalization and the Korean diaspora
Kim, Jejoong
East Asia International relations; East Asian policy towards the U.S.; security studies; U.S.-China Relations; Chinese foreign policy
Kim, Yu-Bin
China
Korea
Chinese/North Korean domestic politics; foreign policy; North Korean refugees to China
Li, Zhoujia
China China's image in the global media; cross-cultural communication; public awareness of cultural inheritance; gender ideology in Chinese culture; modern Chinese drama
Li, Minzhen
China China's social innovation and impact on economics; domestic and foreign policy implication; business and law; business analytics, especially in the real estate, fine art and financial market; strategy planning in China; relations among China-Japan-US
Lim, Desmond Hong Yao
China Intersection of education and politics in China, with a focus on educational outcomes and regime stability.
Limon, Daniel
China China's start-up ecosystem; business strategy in China; US-China relations and great power rivalry; social order in Chinese society; East Asian territorial disputes
Lin, Ziren
China Cultural discourse in contemporary China; preservation and promotion of cultural heritage in China; China's cultural diplomacy and soft-power strategy; intercultural communication
Lohr, Heidi Kathryn
China Imperial China and its government; Chinese culture, specifically literature, music, and art; town and city life during Imperial China; women’s literature and history
Myers, Ian
Japan Japanese Literature, Japanese Entrepreneurship, East Asian-U.S. Relations, Modern Japanese History, East Asian Education, Japanese Buddhism in Modern Japan
Nakagawa, Tomohiro
Japan International relations in East Asia: US influence in East Asia, historical development of US-Japan relations, current Japan-China relations, public diplomacy in East Asia
Nakahara, Tenei
China Modern Chinese history; traditional Chinese thought; historiography; modern Chinese society
Nath, Sara
Japan Japan-Korea relations; Zainichi women's narratives; Japanese nationalism; Ainu, Ryukyuan and Okinawan indigenous rights movements
Ro, Michael
Japan
Korea
Japan - South Korea relations; modern Japanese history; contemporary Asia
Santiago, Eric
Japan Adaptation of modern Japanese literature to film and visual media; stylistics and narrative incorporating the influence of Western literature and thought in Japanese culture; perceptions of sexuality in literature and culture
Shindo, Jessica
Japan Culinary and cultural identities; Japanese popular culture; concepts of national cuisine among Japanese and Japanese emigrants; shared identities; Japanese history
Shkurko, Anya
China Chinese business and trade, Chinese foreign investments, Internet, Software and Information Technology businesses in China, overseas IT outsourcing in China, linguistics, natural language processing
Song, Xisai
China Cultural studies of medicine; doctor-patient relationship; China's healthcare reform; rumor and media studies
Stein, Alea Danser
China Sino-American diplomatic and economic relations, cybersecurity, and education policy
Sun, Zexi
China International relations in East Asia and role of the United States in keeping the power balance in the region; Chinese contemporary politics with a focus on the rise of civil society and its democratization potentials; the history and current state of chu
Tabi, Olivier
China Economic development ; Political economy ; Business & entrepreneurship
Wang, Qianyuan
China
Weiser, Ales
China International relations; Chinese foreign policy; China in Africa
Wen, Mianmian
China
Japan
Economic relations among China, Japan and the U.S., especially the comparative research on the RMB and JPY exchage rate issue, East Asian cooperation, TPP and ASEAN 10+X
Wong, Kar Yan Violet
China International business; development economics; Chinese law and legal system
Wong, Daniel Bruce
China Organizational behavior; economic transition and financial system; the Internet and computers in Chinese society; human-computer interaction
Wu, Xiaodong
China Chinese cinema, modern Chinese literature, May Fourth movement, cultural policy of China
Xing, Jingwen
Japan Japanese economy and business systems; China-Japan relations; Northeast Asia's free trade; modern Japanese literature
Yang, Liu
China Cultural resources preservation; cultural identity and ethnography
Yin, Le
China Chinese economic transformation, Chinese private equity and venture capital market, Chinese entrepreneurship
Yoo, Hannah
East Asia Korean and Chinese art history
Yu, Mingxin
China Globalization and cultural identity; marketing strategy; ethnic art and transnational exchange; education policy, particularly in China's rural area
Zhai, Xiang
China Sino-American relations; cross-Strait relations; Chinese history since Ming; contemporary Chinese politics
Zhang, Minmin
China Chinese foreign policy and domestic politics; PLA and China's military relations; ethnic minorities in China; East Asian relations
Zhang, Yue
China Chinese political economy and legal system; contentious politics and political culture; comparative study between China and Japan
Zhang, Jinan
China Policy analyzing and evaluating of modern China, especially the public policy made by Chinese government; Comparative study of Chinese and Japanese policies; Development Economics
Zhang, Yinxue
China Chinese book history,gender issues,Chinese cultural history, Sino-Japanese relations
Zheng, Yiwen
China
Japan
ancient Chinese and Japanese literature;  Chinese art history
Zhu, Shien
China
Japan
Comparative economic policies; the comparison between Chinese organizational structures and the Japanese Keiretsu system; multi-cultural communication and media studies; transnational corporations in East Asia
Zhu, Yu
China Chinese political economy and international relations; finance in contemporary China; social movements in China after 1949
Zhuang, Xiaoxia
China Down to the Countryside movement; scar literature; cyber and internet policy; Sino-US relations; e-government