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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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Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Arts in Asian Studies

Naoki Sakai teaches in the departments of Asian studies and comparative literature and is a member of the graduate field of history at Cornell University.

Emeritus, Hu Shih Distinguished Professor

Paul Steven Sangren is a socio-cultural anthropologist whose research focuses on Taiwan and China. His earliest published work combines insights drawn from structuralist theory with practice-oriented critiques to illuminate Chinese ritual processes and cosmological symbols.

Editor, Cornell East Asia Program

Alexis came to Cornell University Press in June 2019 as the new acquisitions assistant and Mellon University Press Diversity Fellow. Alexis has a PhD in History, with a focus on the history of Chinese law, and works in both Chinese and Japanese.

Associate Professor, Asian Studies

Suyoung Son is a literary and cultural historian of early modern China (1500-1900). Her research focuses on the narrative tradition and social practice of writing and reading in the historical conditions of print culture, commercialization, and urbanization.

Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies

Meejeong Song has experience teaching all levels of Korean at Cornell. Her research interests include Second Language Acquisition, web-based teaching material development, interactive student group project development, and technology-aided teaching methodology.

Associate professor of History

Peidong Sun is a social and cultural historian of the post-1949 period in China.

Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies

Misako Suzuki is a senior lecturer in the Department of Asian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Professor, Asian Studies

Keith Taylor became interested in Vietnam as a result of his U.S. Army service in the Vietnam War. He earned his PhD in 1976 at the University of Michigan. He subsequently taught in Japan and Singapore for several years before returning to the United States in 1987.

Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies

Felicia Qiuyun Teng teaches intermediate and advanced Chinese language and literature. She previously served as an editor at Beijing Publishing House and as a journalist and editor for Beijing Publishing House's University Students magazine.

Associate Professor, Government

Jeremy Wallace's research focuses on Chinese and authoritarian politics.