Center for Asian Studies

Willamette University


The Center for Asian Studies at Willamette University integrates and develops the Asian and Asian American resources on campus with respect to region-based research and scholarship, curriculum innovation, and co-curricular programming.  The Center creates cross-campus and inter-disciplinary opportunities for faculty development, student-faculty collaboration and community outreach, serving as a focus for regional, national, and international collaboration between academic and community organizations.

What does "Asian" mean?

We define “Asian” broadly to include all parts of Asia, the Pacific Islands, and Asian diasporas.

Director of the Center for Asian Studies: