Asian Studies Program

Faculty

Director of Asian Studies

STEVEN LINDQUIST, Ph.D.

Southern Methodist University
PO Box 750202
Dallas, TX 75275-0202
Web; Email:slindqui@smu.edu

Asian Studies Faculty

SMU's Asian Studies consists of faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized experts in the histories, languages, politics, and literatures of Asia. Many of our faculty have received prestigious awards in research and teaching, coordinate national conferences, are leaders in professional societies, and serve as experts to the media and the DFW area. All have significant experience living, researching, or working in Asia.

Please see web links for more information on individual faculty and course offerings.

CHEN, Guangyan

Department of World Languages and Literatures
Areas: Chinese language and literature
Web; Email: guangyanc@smu.edu

ELVERSKOG, Johan

Department of Religious Studies
Areas: Buddhism; Chinese and Tibetan religions, culture, and languages; Mongolia
Web; Email: johan@smu.edu

HABITO, Ruben

Perkins School of Theology
Areas: Buddhism; inter-religious dialogue; Christianity in Asia
Web; Email: rhabito@smu.edu

LINDQUIST, Steven

Department of Religious Studies
Areas: South Asian religions; classical India; Sanskrit
Web; Email: slindqui@smu.edu

SHIAO, Ling

Department of History
Areas: China; Modern East Asia
Web; Email: lshiao@smu.edu

SCHNEIDER, Keiko

Department of World Languages and Literatures
Areas: Japanese language and literature
Web; Email: kschneid@smu.edu

SUDAN, Rajani

Department of English
Areas: British imperial literature; colonial and postcolonial studies
Web; Email: rsudan@smu.edu

TAKEUCHI, Hiroki

Department of Political Science
Areas: Chinese and Japanese politics; international relations
Web; Email: htakeuch@smu.edu

WALLACE, Ben

Department of Anthropology
Areas: Southeast Asia
Web; Email: bwallace@smu.edu

WAN, Sze-Kar

Perkins Schools of Theology
Areas: neo-Confucianism; Christianity in East Asia; postcolonial studies
Web; Email: swan@smu.edu

XIA, Yan

Department of World Languages and Literatures
Areas: Chinese language and literature
Web; Email: yxia@smu.edu

XUE, Yang

Department of World Languages and Literatures
Areas: Chinese language and literature
Web; Email: yxue@smu.edu