Apr 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Asian Studies Program

College of Arts and Humanities
Psychology Building 461

Chong Eun Ahn, PhD

Program Faculty
Chong Eun Ahn, PhD, history
Seokhoon Ahn, PhD, communication
John Bowen, PhD, geography
Jeffrey Dippmann, PhD, philosophy and religious studies
Michael Johnson, PhD, world languages and cultures
Eun-Young Lee, PhD, communication
Yong Joo Lee, PhD, finance and OSCM
Marilyn Levine, PhD, history
Amin Mansouri,PhD, history
Joshua Nelson-Ichido, PhD, communication
Michel O’Brien, PhD, English
Jae-Young Oh, PhD, finance and OSCM
Hideki Takei, DBA, IT management
Lily Vuong, PhD, philosophy and religious studies
Penglin Wang, PhD, anthropology

Associate Faculty
Jiyoun Chung, PhD, Music
Koushik Ghosh, PhD, economics
Volha Isakava, PhD, world languages and cultures
Yoon Kim, MA, World Languages and Cultures
Fen Wang, PhD, IT management
Xiaoyin Zhong, MA, world languages and cultures

Library Liason
Bridgette Flamenco, MA, Library

Kristy Magdlin (History)
Jennifer Ruskauf (CAH)

Program Information
The Asian Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program focusing on a region currently undergoing a dramatic economic, political, and social transformation. The program provides students with a grasp of the region’s diversity while emphasizing the interactive nature of an overarching community of nations. Careers in international business, government service, and education can be augmented by preparation in Asian Studies. The program also serves as an excellent preparation for graduate study in various academic and professional fields.

Course Offerings
Frequency of course offering information can be found at the department website: https://www.cwu.edu/academics/asian-studies/index.php or by contacting the department directly.


    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)Minor


      Asia Studies (AST)