The Terasaki center boasts a diverse roster of world-class professors from all across UCLA.


Junko Yamazaki

Assistant Professor

Hitoshi Abe

Professor, Architecture & Urban Design

George Abe

Lecturer and Faculty Director, Strategic Management Research (SMR) Program, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Torquil Duthie

Associate Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Michael Emmerich

Associate Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Lieba Faier

Associate Professor, Geography

Russell Ferguson

Professor, Art

Katsuya Hirano

Associate Professor, History

Shoichi Iwasaki

Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

Sanford Jacoby

Distinguished Professor, Management, Public Affairs, and History

Seiji Lippit

Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures

William Marotti

Professor, History

Mariko Sakakibara

Professor, Management

Mariko Tamanoi

Professor, Anthropology

Michael Thies

Chair, Global Studies and International & Area Studies Interdepartmental Programs

Sharon Traweek

Associate Professor, Gender Studies, History


Fred G. Notehelfer

Professor Emeritus, History

Herman Ooms

Professor Emeritus, History

Carol Sorgenfrei

Professor Emerita, Theatre