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Asia Pacific Center Faculty

Executive Committee

Robert Buswell Distinguished Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Katsuya Hirano Associate Professor, History

Domenico Ingenito Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures

Ninez Ponce Professor

Shu-mei Shih Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures, Comparative Literature, Asian American Studies

Faculty Advisory Committee

Hitoshi Abe Director; Professor, Architecture & Urban Design; UCLA Terasaki Chair for Contemporary Japanese Studies

Victor Agadjanian Professor

Michael Berry Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Keith L Camacho Associate Professor & Undergraduate Advisor

Jennifer Jihye Chun Associate Professor of Asian American Studies and International Institute

Jason Cong Professor, Computer Science Department

George Dutton Director, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Michael Emmerich Associate Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Andrea Goldman Associate Professor, History

Akhil Gupta Professor, Anthropology

Christopher P. Hanscom Associate Professor of Korean Literature

Kevan Harris Assistant Professor, Sociology

Ursula Heise Professor of Humanities, Department of English and Institute of the Environment

Raúl Hinojosa-Ojeda Associate Professor

Helga Leitner Professor of Geography

Nancy Levine Professor, Department of Anthropology

Seiji Lippit Associate Director; Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

William Marotti Professor, History

Sean Metzger Associate Professor

Paavo Monkkonen Associate Professor of Urban Planning

Vinit Mukhija Professor and Vice Chair of Urban Planning, Luskin School of Public Affairs

Jerry Nickelsburg Senior Economist, UCLA Forecast

Kyeyoung Park Associate Professor of Anthropology and Asian American Studies

Helen Rees Professor, Ethnomusicology

Robert Chao Romero Associate Professor of Chicana/o and Central American Studies

Eric Sheppard Humboldt Professor

Margaret Shih UCLA Anderson Board of Visitors Term Chair in Management

Michael Thies Chair, Global Studies and International & Area Studies Interdepartmental Programs

Lothar von Falkenhausen Professor, Art History & Archaeology

Alex Wang Professor of Law

May C. Wang Professor

Yinghui Wu Assistant Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Yunxiang Yan Professor, Anthropology

Wes Yin Associate Professor of Public Policy and Management

Asia Pacific Faculty Directory

UCLA Faculty with research and teaching interests on Asia, listed by regional specialization:

All Asia Faculty

Central Asia




Southeast Asia

South Asia