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Advisory Committee

Marnie Anderson
Associate Professor of History. Fall 2014 office hours: Tuesdays 3:00-4:00pm, Wednesdays 2:40-3:40pm and by appointment (Seelye Hall 408, x3708)

Ernest Benz

Associate Professor of History, Director. Fall 2014 office hours: Mondays 3:00-4:00pm, Tuesdays 11:00am-12:00pm and by appointment (Pierce Hall 302, x3716)

Daniel K. Gardner
Dwight W. Morrow Professor of History. Fall 2014 office hours: Thursdays 3:00-4:50pm and by appointment (138 Elm Street #4, x3718)

Suzanne Gottschang
Associate Professor of Anthropology and East Asian Studies. Fall 2014 office hours: Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm, Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm and by appointment (Pierce Hall 301, x3544)

Jina Kim
Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies. Fall 2014 office hours: Tuesdays 10:30-11:30am and Wednesdays 10:30-11:30am (Seelye Hall, Room 309, x3306).

Kimberly Kono
Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Marylin Rhie
Professor of East Asian Studies and Jesse Wells Post Professor of Art. Fall 2014 office hours: Tuesdays and Fridays 3-3:45 & by appointment (Hillyer Hall #305, x3138)

Dennis Yasutomo
Esther Cloudman Dunn Professor of Government. Fall 2014 office hours: Wednesdays 9:00-11:30am and by appointment (8 College Lane #203, x3551)



Participating Faculty




Steven M. Goldstein

Sophia Smith Professor of Government

Jamie Hubbard
Professor of Religion, Yehan Numata Lecturer in Buddhist Studies, and the Jill Ker Conway Professor of East Asian Studies                    

Maki Hirano Hubbard
Professor of Japanese

Sujane Wu
Associate Professor of Chinese

Sabina Knight
Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature


Thomas Rohlich
Professor of Japanese

Kathleen Gauger

Academic Assistant


Program in East Asian Studies
210 Seelye Hall
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

2014-15 Liaisons:

Francesca Coppola '15

Alex Miller '17

Maliha Rahim '17