The University of Iowa

Director: Cynthia Chou


Chinese Studies

Shuang Chen
Chinese History

South Coblin 
Emeritus Chinese phonology and Classics

May Guo
Gerontology and Chinese Society 

Amy Huang
Art and Art History

Chuanren Ke
Linguistics and Chinese Language Acquisition

Dongwang Liu
Chinese Culture and Society

Yuan Lu
Chinese Language Pedagogy

Elise Pizzi
Chinese Politics

Morten Schlütter
Asian and Chinese Religion 

Helen Shen
Linguistics and Chinese Language Acquisition

Liying Sun
Chinese Culture and Literature

Min Tian
Chinese Studies Librarian

Newell Ann Van Auken
Classical Chinese Language & Literature; Translation

Huiqiang Zheng
Chinese Language Pedagogy

Japanese Studies

Kendall Heitzman
Japanese Literature and Culture

Noriko Higashitani
Japanese Language

Yumiko Nishi
Japanese Language and Pedagogy

Kosuke Ogaki
Japanese Language and Pedagogy 

Nana Onishi
Japanese Language and Pedagogy

Scott Schnell
Anthropology and Japanese Culture and Society

Yuki Shimizu
Japanese Language and Pedagogy

Kendra Strand
Japanese literature and Visual Culture

Stephen Vlastos
Emeritus Japanese History

Korean Studies

Dobin Choi
Korean and Asian Philosophy

Hyaeweol Choi
Korean Religion and Culture

Jiyeon Kang
Korean Culture and Society

Jae-On Kim 
Emeritus Korean Political System and Society

Alyssa Park
Modern Korean History

Joung-A Park
Korean Language Pedagogy

Sang-Seok Yoon
Korean Language and Society

Southeast Asian and Pacific Studies

Cynthia Chou 
Cultural Anthropology (Director) 

Russell Ciochon

Scott F McNabb
Emeritus Educational Policy and Leadership Studies

Au Sokhieng
Global Health Studies

CAPS Associates

The following Asianist faculty in the surrounding area have been invited and encouraged to participate in CAPS events and activities and to use the research resources of the University of Iowa (The Center has allocated small stipends to cover travel and lodging expenses for these purposes):

Jin Feng, Department of Chinese and Japanese, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 50112

Christopher Gerteis, Department of Histor, School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London, The United Kingdom,

Ed Gilday, Religious Studies, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 50112

Reinier Hesselink, Dept. of History, Uni. of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Mariko Schimmel, Japanese Literature and Culture, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa

Mary McCarthy, Dept. of Politics and International Studies, Drake University, Iowa.

David Tucker, Department of History, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242