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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 three positions as well as several student workers. 


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Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies

Sahoko Ichikawa is a senior lecturer in the Department of Asian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Assistant Professor, International and Comparative Labor

Tristan Ivory's research is principally concerned with sub-Saharan African geographic, social, and economic mobility. As a 2020–21 Global Public Voices fellow, he collaborated with Guilherme Kenjy Chihaya Da Silva (Umeå University, Sweden).

Walter S. Carpenter Jr. Professor of International Studies, Interim Director, Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Fall 2022

Peter Katzenstein is the Einaudi Center's Walter S. Carpenter Jr. Professor of International Studies in the Department of Government. His research and teaching lie at the intersection of the fields of international relations and comparative politics.

LB Korean Studies Research Scholar

Soyi Kim (Ph.D. 2022 University of Minnesota) is the inaugural LB Korean Studies Research Scholar for the East Asia Program.

Professor Emeritus, History

The focal point of Victor Koschmann's research is the nexus between political thought and action, primarily but not exclusively in twentieth-century Japan.  In his most recent work, he has explored new perspectives on thought and action during Japan’s war years (1931-45), in the context of such t

Program Initiatives and Media Coordinator

Amala Lane began at the East Asia Program in March of 2018 and since then has added responsibility for media production for OVPIA.  She holds an MFA in Film Directing from Columbia University.

Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies

Naomi Nakada Larson is a senior lecturer in the Department of Asian Studies, College of Arts and Sciences. 

Associate Professor, Asian Studies

Jane Marie Law received her undergraduate degree in Religious Studies from the University of Colorado, and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago, where her work in history of religions focused on Japanese ritual performance and ritual studies.

Kenneth L. Robinson Professor of Applied Economics and Public Policy

Shanjun Li is the Kenneth L. Robinson Professor of Applied Economics and Public Policy in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. He serves as the co-director of Cornell Institute for China Economic Research (CICER).

Lecturer, Asian Studies

Fangfang Li is a lecturer in the Department of Asian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.