Current CEAS M.A. Students

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Name Regional Focus Area of Interest
Ahn, Heashin
East Asia
International relations in East Asia, U.S. foreign policy in East Asia, U.S.-Korea relations, North Korea issues
An, Jianghong
China Sociocultural and linguistic anthropology, media and cultural studies, STS, semiotics
Bruess, Alexander
Japan Tokugawa Japan, modern Japanese history, East Asian Buddhism, relationship between Buddhist thought and Japanese society
Buie, Courtney
China Urban development and planning; Chinese land reform; Energy and sustainability in China; East Asian geopolitics; U.S.- China relations
Fan, Yaqian
China Sino-Japan relations; new media and its social implications in East Asia; mass culture; the Internet and its empowerment in China; digital divide; machine translation
Gao, Yichen
The Korean Peninsula politics, East Asian economy especially Chinese and Korean economy, U.S.- China-Korea relations
Jiang, Yuxi
China The history and development of education policy in China; interaction between economic growth and human capital investment; role of education and microfinance programs in the economic development of rural areas in East Asia
Krost, Stacy
China Modern Chinese literature and media; public reaction to Chinese literature and media; implications of public reaction for China's political process; intersection of politics and media
Luo, Mian
China Political and economic reforms; market transition in the information age; social uprisings; modern Chinese history
Nakahara, Tenei
China Cultural and social anthropology; Gender and sexuality studies; Anthropology of Religion; Chinese Studies
Nath, Sara
Japan Japan-Korea relations; Zainichi women's narratives; Japanese nationalism; Ainu, Ryukyuan and Okinawan indigenous rights movements
Pratt, Walter
China Post WWII Japan, Sino-US Relations, PRC-ASEAN Relations, Overseas Chinese Communities in SE Asia, Cross Taiwan Strait Relations
Rath, Allison
China Modern and traditional Chinese history, Asian art history, women's history, cultural anthropology, alternative political systems
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
Sea, Jielin (Jane)
China East Asia regionalism (especially the multilateral security cooperation), China's defense capabilities, East Asian nationalism and economic growth, China's political economy
Shen, Wenqiang
China Chinese foreign policy; contemporary Chinese politics; East Asian relations; security in East Asia
Shindo, Jessica
Japan Culinary and cultural identities; Japanese popular culture; concepts of national cuisine among Japanese and Japanese emigrants; shared identities; Japanese history
Song, Xisai
China Cultural studies of medicine; doctor-patient relationship; China's healthcare reform; rumor and media studies
Sun, Jodie Murong
Japan Nihonjinron, cultural identiry, role of education in shaping national identity, nationalism in East Asia
Tan, Erin Ying
East Asia
East Asian culture and media evolution; international relations; East Asian history and its influence on regional dynamics; Chinese business culture
Tapia, Susan Del Carmen
Korea US Diplomacy, Korea- South/North Relations, Japanese immigrant populations, women's issues
Tian, Yuan
China Modern Chinese history and politics, political movements, revolution and people's motivation in social movements in modern China, with specific focuses on the Cultural Revolutions, Red Guards and the students and intellectuals in the May 4th Movement
Wang, Qianyuan
China Chinese political economy and law, Geopolitics and security in Northeast Asia
Wilcut, Lisa
Japan Japanese religion, particularly Shinto, Zen and the Mikkyo schools of Buddhism; Japanese literature and intellectural history; Japanese classical poetry; Japanese traditional culture in contemporary practice
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
Ye, Liyi
China Poverty and Inequality in Asia; U.S.- East Asia Relations; Financial Reform and Economic transition in China
Yin, Le
China Chinese economic transformation, Chinese private equity and venture capital market, Chinese entrepreneurship
Yoo, Hannah
East Asia Korean and Chinese art history
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
Zhu, Shien
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