Faculty Directory

Bakhtiari, Elyas
Assistant Professor
Office: Morton Hall 216
Email: [[ebakhtiari]]
Research Areas: Health Disparities, Cross-National Comparison of Health Outcomes, Racial/Ethnic Inequality, Immigrant Incorporation, and Muslim Diasporas


Burchett, Patton
Assistant Professor
Email: [[peburchett]]
Interests: Religions of South Asia; Hindu devotion (Bhakti); Yoga; Tantra; Hindu-Muslim relations; Magic, Science, & Religion; Colonialism; "Spirituality"
Office: Wren 308

Cheng, Tun-jen
Class of 1935 Professor, Government
Office: Tyler 235, 757-221-3032
Links: [[tjchen]]
Office Hours: Tues & Wed 3-4:30PM or By Appointment
Research Interests: International Relations (Political Economy), Comparative Politics (East Asia)


Cherkaoui, Driss
Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Literature
Office: Washington Hall 233
Phone: (757) 221-1723
Email: [[dxcher]]

Michael Cronin

Cronin, Michael
Associate Professor
Office: Washington Hall 314
Phone: (757) 221-2072
Email: [[mpcronin]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/mpcronin}}

Eisele, John
Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Literature
Office: Washington Hall 222
Phone: (757) 221-3145
Email: [[jceise]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/jceise}}

R. Benedito Ferrao

Ferrao, R. Benedito
Assistant Professor of English and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies
Office: Tucker Hall 117
Office Hours: On Leave 2019-20
Email: [[rbferrao]]

Glasser, Jonathan
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Office:: Washington Hall 125
Phone:: (757) 221-1968
Email:: [[jglasser]]

Hamada, Tomoko
Professor, Anthropology
Office: Washington Hall 123
Phone: 757-221-1060
Email: [[thamad]]
Areas of Specialization: Cultural anthropology, applied anthropology, management strategies; Japan, East Asia


Han, Eric
Associate Professor, History
Office: Blair 303
Email: [[echan]]
Regional Areas of Research: East and South Asia
Thematic Areas of Research: Comparative and Transnational, Diaspora and Migration, Pacific World/Pacific Rim, Race and Ethnicity

Michael Hill

Hill, Michael
Associate Professor
Office: Washington Hall 216
Phone: (757) 221-3482
Email: [[mghill]]

Joshua Hubbard

Hubbard, Joshua
Assistant Professor, History
Office: Blair 348
Email: [[jahubbard]]
Regional Areas of Research: China, Taiwan, and East Asia
Thematic Areas of Research: Comparative and Transnational, International Relations, Science and Medicine, Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Calvin Hui

Hui, Calvin
Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies
Office: Washington Hall 226
Phone: (757) 221-5506
Email: [[kchui]]


Karakaya-Stump, Ayfer
Assistant Professor, History
Office: Blair 310
Email: [[akstump]]
Regional Areas of Research: Middle East and Indian Ocean, Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Thematic Areas of Research: Religion, Cultural and Intellectual, Borders and Borderlands, Women, Gender and Sexuality, Historiography and Historical Memory

Kato, Tomoko
Instructor of Japanese
Office: Washington Hall 238
Phone: (757) 221-1192
Email: [[txkato]]

Max Katz

Katz, Max
Associate Professor (Ethnomusicology)
On Leave: Fall 2018
Office: Ewell Hall 262A
Phone: (757) 221-1070
Email: [[mgkatz]]


Kitamura, Aiko
Visiting Instructor of Japanese
Office: Washington Hall 318
Phone: (757) 221-4149
Email: [[akitamura]]


Kitamura, Hiroshi
Associate Professor - History
Office: Blair 340
Phone: 757-221-3740
Email: [[hxkita]]
Regional Areas of Research: East and South Asia, United States

McLaughlin, Mark
Visiting Assistant Professor
Email: [[mjmclaughlin]]
Office: Wren 315
Interests: South Asian Religions, History and Philosophy of Meditation and Yoga, Sacred Space in South Asia, Tomb and Relic Traditions.

Mullen, Rani
Assitant Professor
Office: Tyler 234, 757-221-3033
Links: [[rdmull, Email]] and {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/rdmull, Webpage}}
Office Hours: On Leave 2018-19
Research Interests: Comparative Politics/South Asia


Ogunnaike, Oludamini
Assistant Professor
Office: Wren 303
Email: [[oogunnaike]]
Interests: Sufism, Islamic Philosophy & Art, African Religions & Philosophy, Epistemology, Comparative Philosophy, Arabic Poetry, West African Intellectual History, Philosophy of Race, Africana Studies

Gul Ozyegin

Ozyegin, Gul
Margaret L. Hamilton Professor of Sociology and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Office: Morton Hall 319
Email: [[gxozye]]
Research Areas: Gender and Sexuality, Muslim Societies and Diasporas, Work and Occupations, Globalization, Transnationalism and Immigration

Claire Pamment

Pamment, Claire
Assistant Professor of World Theatre
Office: Morton 129
Email: [[clpamment]]
Phone: 757-221-2670

Anne Rasmussen

Rasmussen, Anne
Director, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Located in Washington DC: Spring 2019
Office: Ewell 263
Phone: (757) 221-1097
Email: [[akrasm]]


Sasaki, Tomoyuki
Associate Professor of Japanese Studies
Office: Washington Hall 231
Email: [[tsasaki]]


Sheehi, Stephen
Sultan Qaboos bin Said Chair of Middle East Studies, Professor of Arabic Studies
Office: Washington Hall 236
Email: [[spsheehi]]

Sohoni, Deenesh
Associate Professor
Office: Morton Hall 212
Email: [[dssoho]]
Phone: 757-221-2596
Research Areas: Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Asian American Studies, Law and Citizenship

Su, Qian
Instructor of Chinese
Office: Washington Hall 316
Phone: (757) 221-7729
Email: [[qsu]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/qsu/home}}


Tanglao-Aguas, Francis
Professor of Theatre and Asian Pacific Islander American Studies
Office: Morton 123
Email: [[fjtang]]
Phone: 757-221-2684
Website: http://pinoyarts.blogspot.com

Vose, Kevin
Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Email: [[kavose]]
Office: Wren Building 306
Interests: Indian and Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy, Tibetan Monastic Networks, Himalayan History

Wright, Andrea
Assistant Professor
Email: [[w|agwright]]
Areas of Specialization: cultural anthropology; anthro-history; energy infrastructure; labor; migration; security; kinship; India; Pakistan; the Arabian Sea; 20th century British Imperialism; postcolonial states; human rights
Office: Washington Hall Room 119
Appointments and office hours may be booked online: {{ https://andreawright.youcanbook.me/}}

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Wu, Xin
Associate Professor
Office : Andrews Hall 209
Phone: (757) 221-2530
Email: : [[xwu]]
Areas of Specialization: East Asian Art, garden & landscape studies, intellectual history and historical geography


Zaki, Mona
Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies
Office: Washington Hall 223
Phone: (757) 221-1392
Email: [[mzaki]]


Zandi-Sayek, Sibel
Associate Professor of Art History
Office: Andrews Hall 109c
Phone: (757) 221-2527
Email: [[ssayek]]
Areas of Specialization : Modern architectural and urban history, cultural landscape study, comparative urbanism


Zutshi, Chitralekha
James Pinckney Harrison Professor of History
Office: Blair 306
Email: [[cxzuts]]
Regional Areas of Research: South Asia and the Indian Ocean
Thematic Areas of Research: Islam, Imperialism and Colonialism, Historiography and Historical Memory, Nationalism and National Identity, British Empire, and Cultural/Intellectual History