The EAP community reaches across the university, with more than 50 affiliated faculty, more than 100 affiliated graduate and undergraduate students, and visiting scholars, postdocs, and staff colleagues from other institutes at Cornell and around the world.
EAP is staffed by four positions as well as several student workers.
Nick Admussen is an associate professor of Chinese literature and the past director of the Contemporary China Initiative.
Professor, Comparative Literature
Andrea Bachner is a professor of comparative literature. She was the director of the East Asia Program for the term 2019-22 and a member of the East Asia Program steering committee and the CEAS editorial board.
Associate Professor, Asian Studies
Daniel Boucher's research focus is Buddhist studies, particularly the early development of the cluster of Indian Buddhist movements called the Mahayana and their transmission to China in the first few centuries of the Common Era.
Assistant Professor, Asian Studies
Andrew Campana is a scholar of modern and contemporary Japanese literature and media. His research centers on exploring the possibilities and impossibilities of expression at moments of media transition, focusing in particular on poetry, digital media, and disability.
Associate Professor, Government
Allen R. Carlson is an associate professor of government. He earned his PhD from Yale University’s Department of Political Science. His undergraduate degree is from Colby College.
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies
Misako Chapman is a senior lecturer in the Department of Asian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Hu Shih Professor Emeritus of History and China-U.S. Relations
Jian Chen's research focuses on Chinese-American relations, modern China, and the Cold War.
Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Associate, History
Zhihong Chen received her BA in German language and literature from Beijing Foreign Language College, an MA in International History from Beijing Normal University, an MA in International Studies and an M.S.
Hu Shih Professor Emeritus
Cochran joined the Cornell faculty in 1973 as an assistant professor and was promoted to full professor in 1986.
Professor Emerita, Asian Studies, Comparative Literature
Brett de Bary holds a joint appointment with the Department of Asian Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature at Cornell.