Greater China

Greater China

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute is home to over 30 faculty and research scholars of China from across the disciplines of anthropology, business, history, law, literature, political science, social work, and urban planning, among others. Each year, guests from academia, government, the nonprofit sector, and the arts are invited to speak at public events and workshops addressing the history, politics, economics, and culture of the greater China region. 

Additionally, the Institute supports undergraduate and graduate research as well as publications about the region and works closely with affiliates such as Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, the Columbia-Harvard China and the World Program, the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, the China Center for Social Policy, the Center for US-China Arts Exchange, the Center on Chinese Education, and others. Through its Master of Arts in Regional Studies - East Asia program, the Institute provides graduate students the opportunity to take courses on a wide variety of topics concerning mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. 

Affiliated Faculty & Scholars

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Carol Gluck

George Sansom Professor of History and Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of History

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Xiaolu Guo

Writer-In-Residence, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; East Asian Languages and Cultures, Adjunct Associate Professor

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Takako Hikotani

Gerald L. Curtis Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy in the Department of Political Science, Dept of Political Science

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Theodore Q. Hughes

The Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Humanities in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, East Asian Langs & Cultures; Director, Center for Korean Research

Research Interest

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Nobuhisa Ishizuka

Executive Director, Center for Japanese Legal Studies, Columbia Law School

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Takatoshi Ito

Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA; Associate Director of Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business

Research Interest

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Merit E. Janow

Dean, School of International and Public Affairs; Professor of Professional Practice in International Economic Law and International Affairs, School Intl & Public Affairs

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Lydia H Liu

Wun Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities; Director, institute for Comparative Literature and Society, East Asian Langs & Cultures

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Roberta H. Martin

Director, Asia for Educators; Director, Columbia University National Coordinating Site of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia

Research Interest

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Hugh T. Patrick

Professor Emeritus of International Business; Director in School Of Business, Graduate School of Business

Research Interest

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John D. Phan

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, East Asian Langs & Cultures

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Ying Qian

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, East Asian Langs & Cultures

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Daniel H Rosen

Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA; Principal, Rhodium Group

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Morris Rossabi

Adjunct Professor of East Asian Language and Cultures, East Asian Langs & Cultures

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Orville Schell

Senior Research Scholar; Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society

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Wei Shang

Wm. Theodore and Fanny Brett de Bary and Class of 1941 Collegiate Professor of Asian Humanities; Du Family Professor of Chinese Culture; Chair, Department of East Asian and Cultures, East Asian Langs & Cultures

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Henry D Smith II

Professor Emeritus of Japanese History, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

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Gray Tuttle

Leila Hadley Luce Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies, East Asian Langs & Cultures

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Chengzhi Wang

Collection Development/Reference Librarian (Chinese); Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Starr East Asian Library

Research Interest

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Shang-Jin Wei

N. T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and Professor of International and Public Affairs, Graduate School of Business

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David E. Weinstein

Carl Sumner Shoup Professor of Japanese Economics; Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Department of Economics

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William Wooldridge

Adjunct Research Scholar; Associate Professor of History, Lehman College, City University of New York

Research Interest

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Weiping Wu

Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; Director of the MS Urban Planning Program in the Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Architecture Planning Preserv

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Chün-fang Yü

Sheng Yen Professor Emerita Chinese Buddhism; Professor Emerita of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Religion

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Madeleine H. Zelin

Dean Lung Professor of Chinese Studies; Professor of History, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Department of History

Research Interest

Publications

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