College of Arts and Sciences


  • Liang appointed Associate Dean

    July 6, 2010

    Professor Kan Liang, Ph.D., has been named Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities within the College of Arts and Sciences. As Associate Dean, Liang is responsible for overseeing the arts and humanities departments and programs within the College of Arts and Sciences, which offers 33 undergraduate majors, 33 undergraduate minors, 7 graduate degrees, and 1 post-graduate certificate.

    Liang earned his Ph.D. and M. Phil. in History from Yale University, as well as both a B.A. and M.A. in History from Nanjing University in China. His scholarly interests focus on 20th century Chinese cultural and social history, World War II, and the issue of historical memory.

    Liang joined the Seattle University faculty in 1995. He has been Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department and Director of the International Studies and Asian Studies Programs.

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