Job Placement

Michael Baskett (Ph.D. 2000-01) Associate Professor, Dept. of Film and Media Studies, University of Kansas

Jeffrey Bass (Ph.D. 2013-14) Lecturer, Dept. of  History, University of California, San Diego

James Benn (Ph.D. 2000-01) Professor of Buddhism and East Asian Religions, Dept. of Religious Studies, McMaster University

Brian Bernards (Ph.D. 2010-11) Assistant Professor, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Southern California

Shana Brenish (Ph.D. 2013-14) Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Foreign Languages, Fullerton College

Matthew Burdelski (Ph.D. 2005-06) Associate Professor of Japanese Linguistics, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University

Caleb Carter (Ph.D. 2014) Postdoctoral Fellow of Japanese Studies in the Program of East Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins University

Andrea Kim Cavicchi (Ph.D. 2015-16) Consumer Insights Manager, Field Researcher, GoPro

Paul Cha (Ph.D. 2010-11) Assistant Professor, Korea Programme, University of Hong Kong

Eileen Cheng (Ph.D. 2003-04) Associate Professor, Dept. of Asian Languages and Literatures, Pomona College

Suet Chiu (Ph.D. 2007-08) Associate Professor of Chinese, Dept. of Languages, Literatures & Cultures, University of Massachusetts Amherst

William Chu (Ph.D. 2005-06) Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies, University of the West

Shayne Clarke (Ph.D. 2005-06) Associate Professor, Dept. of Religious Studies, McMaster University

Steven Day (Ph.D. 2009-10) Associate Professor, Chinese Language and Culture, Benedictine University

Lindsey Dewitt (Ph.D. 2015-16) Assistant Professor, Kyushu University

Tomoko Endo (Ph.D. 2009-10) Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyoto University

Linda Flores (Ph.D. 2004-05) Associate Professor of Japanese Literature, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Oxford University

Timothy Goddard (Ph.D. 2012-13) Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong (Fall 2014)

Koichi Haga (Ph.D. 2007-08) Associate Professor, Josai International University

Christopher Hanscom (Ph.D. 2006-07) Associate Professor, Dept. of Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA

Chi Chen Ho (Ph.D. 2010-11) Professor, Dharma Realm Buddhist University (Northern California)

Theodore Hughes (Ph.D. 2001-02) Associate Professor, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

David Hull (Ph.D. 2012-13) Visiting Assistant Professor, Asian Studies Program, University of Puget Sound

Nathaniel Isaacson (Ph.D. 2010-11) Associate Professor, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, North Carolina State University

Clara Iwasaki (Ph.D. 2015-16) Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

Mari Ishida (Ph.D. 2016-17) Lecturer, Dept. of Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA

Jennifer Johnson (Ph.D. 2009-10) Associate Professor of Chinese, Austin College

Hee Ju (Ph.D. 2011-12) Lecturer and Korean Language Coordinator, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Southern California

Howard Kahm (Ph.D. 2011-12) Assistant Professor, Underwood International College, Yonsei University

Michiko Kaneyasu (Ph.D. 2012-13) Instructor in Japanese, Dept. of Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado, Boulder

George Keyworth (Ph.D. 2000-01) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Religion and Culture, University of Saskatchewan

Elli Sua Kim (Ph.D. 2014-2015)  Lecturer, University of Southern California

Hieyoon Kim (Ph.D. 2015-16) Visiting Assistant Professor of Korean Culture and Society in the Department of East Asian Studies, Brown University

Sangbok Kim (Ph.D. 2012-13) Instructor of Korean, Dept. of Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado, Boulder

Seong-Uk Kim (Ph.D. 2012-13) Visiting Assistant Professor in Korean Culture and Religion, Columbia University

Hyung-Wook Kim (Ph.D. 2011-12) Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University (2013-14); Visiting Assistant Professor, Boston College (2014-15) Visiting Scholar, Center for Korean Studies, UCLA

Ji-Eun Kim (Ph.D. 2010-11) Assistant Professor, University of Ulsan

Sonja Kim (Ph.D. 2008-09) Associate Professor, Dept. of Asian and Asian American Studies, Binghamton University

Mary Kim (Ph.D. 2005-06) Associate Professor, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawai’i, Manoa

Minju Kim (Ph.D. 2003-04) Associate Professor, Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures, Claremont McKenna College

Ryoji Kishino (Ph.D. 2013-14) Postdoctoral Fellow, Japan Society for the Advancement of Science

Seunghak Koh (Ph.D. 2010-11) HK Research Professor, Dongguk University, Seoul

Chisato Koike (Ph.D. 2009-10) Associate Professor, Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures, Cal State University Los Angeles

Aynne Kokas (Ph.D. 2011-12) Baker Institute Fellow in Chinese Media and the Sustainability Postdoctoral Fellow, Chao Center for Asian Studies, Rice University

Nayoung Kwon (Ph.D. 2007-08)  Associate Professor, Dept. of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University

Dennis Lee (Ph.D. 2014-15) Assistant Professor, Underwood International College, Yonsei University

Jee Won Lee (Ph.D. 2010-11) Lecturer, Underwood International College, Yonsei University

Seung-Ah Lee (Ph.D. 2013-14) Lecturer, Los Angeles City College; 2016-17 Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyujanggak Institute

Sumi Lee (Ph.D. 2014-2015) Research Professor, Dongguk University, Seoul

Guangyi Li (Ph.D. 2012-13) Assistant Professor, Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Science, Chongqing University

Hannah Lim (Ph.D. 2015-16) Instructor in History, Phillips Exeter Academy

Iris Lujing Ma (Ph.D. 2015-16) Lecturer, Dept. of History, University of Texas, Austin

Richard D. McBride II (Ph.D. 2000-01) Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, Brigham Young University, Hawai’i

Tao Ming (Ph.D. 2007-08) Assistant Professor of Chinese, Concordia College

Makiko Mori (Ph.D. 2008-09) Associate Professor, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literature, Auburn University

Karen Muldoon-Hules (Ph.D. 2010-11) Instructor, UCLA Extension; Lecturer, Dept. of ALC, UCLA

Hanmee Na Kim (Ph.D. 2013-14)  Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, Wheaton College

Paul S Nam (Ph.D. 2010-11) Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, Occidental College

Mark Nathan (Ph.D. 2010-11) Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Li Peters (Ph.D. 2006-07) Associate Professor of Chinese, Dept. of Languages and Literatures, University of Denver

Mario Poceski (Ph.D. 2000-01) Professor, Religion Dept., University of Florida

Carlos Prado-Fonts (Ph.D. 2011-12) Associate Professor, Dept. of Arts and Humanities, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Franz K Prichard (Ph.D. 2011-12) Assistant Professor, Dept. of East Asian Studies, Princeton University

Steven Riep (Ph.D. 2001-02) Associate Professor, Dept. of Asian and Near Eastern Languages, Brigham Young University

Diane Riggs (Ph.D. 2010-11) Assistant Professor, Western Michigan University

Youngju Ryu (Ph.D. 2006-07) Associate Professor, Dept. of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan

Maya Kerstin Hyun Stiller (Ph.D. 2013-14) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Art History, University of Kansas

Andrew Stuckey (Ph.D. 2004-05) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Colorado Boulder

Hidemi Sugi (Ph.D. 2003-04) Japanese Language Coordinator, UC Irvine

Yuki Taylor (Ph.D. 2009-10) Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Occidental College

Elizabeth Weber (Ph.D. 2015-16) Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese, University of Rochester

Haiping Wu (Ph.D. 2013-14) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Modern Languages, University of Mississippi

Shengqing Wu (Ph.D. 2004-05) Associate Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures, Wesleyan University

Stella Xu (Ph.D. 2007-08) Associate Professor, Dept. of History, Roanoke College

Leighanne Yuh (Ph.D. 2008-09) Associate Professor, Korea University

Hanmo Zhang (Ph.D. 2012-13) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, SUNY New Paltz