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Faculty

Jessica Abel
Associate Professor of Asian Studies
john abel
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Japanese
Acting Head, Department of Asian Studies (Spring 2024)
(814) 865-2263
Asian Studies Librarian
814-865-1014
K Baldanza
Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies
(814) 863-0131
Jess Birkenholtz
Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-5747
Head, Department of Asian Studies (on leave Spring 2024)
Professor of Asian Studies, History, and Philosophy
Tina CHen
Associate Professor of English and Asian American Studies
Editor, Verge: Studies in Global Asias
(814) 863-9592
Professor of Comparative Literature, Japanese, and Asian Studies
(814) 863-4933
Adjunct Lecturer of Korean
On-Cho Ng
Professor of History, Asian Studies and Philosophy
Jooyeon Rhee
Dorothy W. Gilpatrick University Endowed Fellow in the Humanities
Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature
Director of the Institute for Korean Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Shuang shen
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese
(814) 863-0589
Jayoung Song
Watz Early Career Professor in Language and Linguistics
Assistant Professor of Korean and Applied Linguistics
Susan Strauss
Professor of Applied Linguistics and Asian Studies
Editor, The Korean Language in America Penn State University
(814) 863-7986
chang tan
Associate Professor of Art History and Asian Studies
814-867-3708
N Volland
Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature
(814) 867-3422
xiaoye you
Liberal Arts Professor of English and Asian Studies
(814) 863-4533
Ning Yu
Professor of Asian Studies and Applied Linguistics
(814) 867-7365
Ran Zwigenberg
Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Jewish Studies
Director of Graduate Studies