College of Arts and Sciences
Asian Studies

Faculty and Staff

  • Stephen T. Chan

    Stephen T. Chan

    Associate Professor, Theology and Religious Studies
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program
    Phone: 206.296.5321
    Building/Room: Casey 224E
    Rob Efird, PhD

    Rob Efird, PhD

    PhD, Socio-cultural Anthropology
    Chair and Associate Professor, Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program and Environmental Studies
    Phone: 206.296.5388
    Building/Room: Casey 310
    Ming Feng

    Ming Feng

    Department Chair, Modern Languages & Cultures
    Associate Professor, Asian Studies Program
    Phone: 206.296.5443
    Building/Room: Xavier 117
    Hazel Hahn, PhD

    Hazel Hahn, PhD

    PhD, History
    Associate Professor, History
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program, Film Studies, Women and Gender Studies
    Phone: 206.296.5449
    Building/Room: Casey 405
    Le Xuan Hy

    Le Xuan Hy

    PhD, Psychology
    Associate Professor, Psychology
    Adjunct Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology, School of Theology and Ministry
    Director, Institute for Human Development
    Director, Catholic Studies Program
    Phone: 206.296.5395
    Building/Room: Casey 320E
    Nalini Iyer, PhD

    Nalini Iyer, PhD

    PhD, English
    Professor, English
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program and Women and Gender Studies
    Phone: 206.296.6161
    Building/Room: USVC 203
    Naomi Kasumi, MFA

    Naomi Kasumi, MFA

    MFA, Visual Design
    Associate Professor, Fine Arts (Digital Design)
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program
    Phone: 206.296.2282
    Building/Room: Fine Arts 210
    Yitan Li, PhD

    Yitan Li, PhD

    PhD, Politics and International Relations
    Assistant Professor, Political Science
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program
    Director, Global Awareness Program
    Phone: 206.296.2056
    Building/Room: Casey 408
    Kan Liang, PhD

    Kan Liang, PhD

    PhD, Modern Chinese History, Yale University
    Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
    Associate Professor, History
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program
    Phone: 206.296.5448
    Building/Room: Casey 309
    Reine Mages

    Reine Mages

    Administrative Assistant, International Studies, Global Awareness Program
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program
    Phone: 206.296.2487
    Building/Room: Casey 3W
    Richard Meyer

    Richard Meyer

    Lecturer, Film Studies
    Building/Room: Fine Arts
    Harriet Phinney, PhD

    Harriet Phinney, PhD

    Associate Professor, Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program
    Phone: 206.296.5906
    Building/Room: Casey 301
    Daphne Qian

    Daphne Qian

    Lecturer, Modern Languages and Cultures
    Phone: 206.296.2462
    Building/Room: Xavier 117
    Shizuko Suenaga, PhD

    Shizuko Suenaga, PhD

    PhD, Sociology
    Senior Instructor, Modern Languages & Literature
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program
    Phone: 206.296.5391
    Building/Room: Xavier 119
    Sharon A. Suh, PhD

    Sharon A. Suh, PhD

    PhD, Religion
    Department Chair
    Professor, Theology and Religious Studies
    Phone: 206.296.6409
    Building/Room: Casey 219
    Tom Taylor, PhD

    Tom Taylor, PhD

    PhD, History
    Department Chair, History
    Associate Appointment, International Studies Program and Global Awareness Program
    Phone: 206.296.5445
    Building/Room: Casey 409
    William Taylor, MA

    William Taylor, MA

    MA, English Literature
    Professor Emeritus, English
    Charles Tung, PhD

    Charles Tung, PhD

    Phd, English
    Associate Professor, English
    Phone: 206.296.6452
    Building/Room: Casey 507
    Jason Wirth, PhD

    Jason Wirth, PhD

    PhD
    Professor, Philosophy
    Associate Professor, Film Studies
    Phone: 206.296.2135
    Building/Room: Casey 418
    Marie Rose Wong, PhD

    Marie Rose Wong, PhD

    PhD, Urban Design and Planning
    Associate Professor, Institute of Public Service
    Associate Appointment, Asian Studies Program and Public Affairs
    Phone: 206.296.5430
    Building/Room: Casey 208
    Enyu Zhang

    Enyu Zhang

    Program Director, Asian Studies
    Associate Professor, International Studies
    Phone: 206.296.2819
    Building/Room: Casey 312