Section on Asia and Asian America


Mission Statement

The purpose of the Section on Asia and Asian America is to enhance cooperation between Asia, America, and the global community. The Section aims to strengthen the theoretical and methodological aspects of Asian and American Studies.


Section Officers 2015-2016

Chair: Dina G. Okamoto, Indiana University
Chair-Elect: Jiannbin Lee Shiao, University of Oregon
Past Chair: Sharmila Rudrappa, University of Texas at Austin
Secretary/Treasurer: Anthony Christian Ocampo, University of California, Riverside 2018

Section Council

Prema Ann Kurien, Syracuse University 2016
Leslie Kim Wang, University of Massachusetts Boston 2016
Jun Xu, Ball State University 2017
Wei-hsin Yu, University of Maryland 2017
Dana Y. Nakano, California State University, Stanislaus 2018
Yang Sao Xiong, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2018

Student Representative: Yu-Kang Fan, University of Southern California 2016