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) Associate 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) Assistant Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA

Sung Cha (Ph.D. 2010-11) Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, Samford University

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) Assistant professor, Chinese Language and Culture, Benedictine 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) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, North Carolina State University

Jennifer Johnson (Ph.D. 2009-10) Assistant 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) Postdoctoral Fellow, USC

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) Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow in Korean Studies, Korea Institute, Harvard University (2014-15)

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

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

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

Mary Kim (Ph.D. 2005-06) Assistant 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) Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Korean and Japanese Cultural Studies, Dept. of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University

Dennis Lee (Ph.D. 2014-15) Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University (2014-15)

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

Seung-Ah Lee (Ph.D. 2013-14) Postdoctoral Fellow, USC

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

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) Assistant 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) Postdoctoral Fellow, USC (14-15); Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, Wheaton College (2015-16)

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) Associate 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

George 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

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