Faculty

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The Asia Center includes interdisciplinary faculty that serve students and the center in various roles, including the Council on Asian Studies and the Harvard University Asia Center Steering Committee.

Karen L. Thornber

Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University Asia Center (On leave 2016-2017)
Chair, Council on Asian Studies
Professor of Comparative Literature and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Claudine Gay

Oversight Dean, Council on Asia Studies
Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government and of African and African American Studies
Dean of Social Science

Rema Hanna

Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies (HKS)
Member, Council on Asian Studies; Member, Southeast Asia Committee; Member, Steering Committee

Tarun Khanna

Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor; Director, South Asia Institute
Member, Council on Asian Studies
Member, Asia Center Steering Committee

Sun Joo Kim

Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History; Director, Korea Institute
Member, Council on Asian Studies
Member, Asia Center Steering Committee