Faculty – International Affairs

Steven J. Balla (Ph.D., Duke University)

Associate Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration, and International Affairs

Research Interests: Structure and process of policy making in China and the United States

Monroe Hall 475
2115 G Street, N.W.
Tel: (202) 994-4811
E-mail: sballa@gwu.edu

Alasdair Bowie (Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley)

Associate Professor of Political Science & International Affairs

Research Interests: Comparative politics of Southeast Asia; politics of development

Monroe Hall 426, 2115 G St, NW
Tel: 202-994-7370
Fax: 202-994-7743
E-mail: abowie@gwu.edu

Gregg Brazinsky (Ph.D., Cornell University)

Director, Asian Studies Program

Associate Professor of History & International Affairs

Research Interests: U.S.-East Asian Relations, Korean history, East Asian history

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503
Tel: 202-994-0987
Fax: 202-995-6231
E-mail: brazinsk@gwu.edu

Elizabeth Chacko (Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles)

Associate Professor of Geography & International Affairs

Chair, Department of Geography

Research Interests: Regional Development, South Asia

1922 F Street, NW, Room 213
Tel: 202-994-5328
Fax: 202-994-2484
E-mail: echacko@gwu.edu

Maggie Xiaoyang Chen (Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder)

Assistant Professor of Economics & International Affairs

Research Interests: International trade, regionalism, technical barriers to trade, and intellectual property rights

Monroe Hall 223, 2115 G Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-0192
Fax: 202-994-6147
E-mail: xchen@gwu.edu

Wenjie Chen (Ph.D., University of Michigan)

Assistant Professor of International Business & International Affairs

Research Interests: International finance, international trade, applied econometrics

Funger Hall, 401
Tel: (202) 994-3275
E-mail: chenw@gwu.edu

Herbert Davis (Ph.D., Louisiana State University)

Professor of Strategic Management & International Affairs

Research Interests: Strategic management in developing country environments; regional areas of expertise include South and Southeast Asia

Funger Hall 615
201 G Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-1755
E-mail: hjdavis@gwu.edu

Bruce Dickson (Ph.D., University of Michigan)

Chair, Political Science Department

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Research Interests: Government and politics of China, Taiwan, and East Asia

Department of Political Science
Monroe Hall, 480
2115 G St, NW, Suite 440
Tel: 202-994-6290
Fax: 202-994-1974
E-mail: bdickson@gwu.edu

Amitai Etzioni (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)

University Professor and Professor of International Affairs

Director, Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies

Research Interests: Sociological analysis of international relations, civil society, and transnational norms and institutions, China

Room 413
1922 F Street, NW
Tel: (202) 994-8190
E-mail: etzioni@gwu.edu

Christina Fink (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)

Professor of the Practice of International Affairs

Professor of Anthropology

Research Interests: Southeast Asia, women and development, sustainable development, human rights, political reform

Elliott School International Affairs
1957 E Street NW, Suite 501H
Tel: (202) 870-7916
E-mail: finkc@gwu.edu

R. Richard Grinker (Ph.D., Harvard University)

Professor of Anthropology, International Affairs, and Human Sciences

Research Interests: Contemporary Korea, sociocultural anthropology, nationalism and ethnicity

Monroe Hall 202, 2112 G Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-6984
Fax: 202-994-6075
E-mail: rgrink@gwu.edu

Shoko Hamano (Ph.D., University of Florida)

Professor of Japanese & International Affairs

Research Interests: Japanese language and linguistics, semantics, and phonology

Phillips Hall 216, 801 22nd Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-6333
Fax: 202-994-1512
E-mail: hamano@gwu.edu

James Hershberg (Ph.D., Tufts University)

Professor of History & International Affairs

Research Interests: International history of the Cold War, with special attention to the impact of newly available sources from the former communist world as well as from U.S. and other Western archives

Phillips Hall 326
801 22nd Street, NW,
Tel: 202-994-6476
E-mail: jhershb@gwu.edu

Benjamin David Hopkins (Ph.D., University of Cambridge)

Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies

Associate Professor of History & International Affairs

Research Interests: South Asian history, Afghanistan, Central Asia, modern imperialism, British imperialism, world history

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503
Tel: 202-994-2822
Fax: 202-995-6231
E-mail: bhopkins@gwu.edu

Alexa Alice Joubin (Ph.D., Stanford University)

Founding Co-director, Digital Humanities Institute

Director of the Dean’s Scholars in Shakespeare Program

Director of Graduate Studies in English

Professor of English, Theatre and Dance, East Asian Languages and Literatures, and International Affairs

Rome Hall 750
Tel: (202) 994-6639
E-mail: ajoubin@gwu.edu

Dane Kennedy (Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley)

Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History & International Affairs

Research Interests: British Empire, colonialism in Africa and India, Modern Britain

Phillips Hall 312
801 22nd Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-6229
Fax: 202-994-6231
E-mail: dkennedy@gwu.ed

Shaista Khilji (Ph.D., University of Cambridge)

Professor of Human and Organizational Learning & International Affairs

Research Interests: Asian business environment, human resource issues, culture, impact of globalization, leadership and management thought and practices. Professor Khilji is also the Founding Editor-in-Chief of South Asian Journal of Global Business Research.

2134 G Street, Suite 216
Tel: 202-994-1146
E-mail: sekhilji@gwu.edu

Jisoo Kim (Ph.D., Columbia University)

Director, GW Institute for Korean Studies

Korea Foundation Associate Professor of History, International Affairs, and East Asian Languages and Literature

Research Interests: Modern Korean history, women, sexuality and gender history, East Asian legal history

Phillips Hall 315
801 22nd Street, NW
Tel: (202) 994-6761
Fax: (202) 994-6231
E-mail: jsk10@gwu.edu

Young C. Kim (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)
Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science & International Affairs
Senior Counselor, Asian Studies Program
Research Interests: Japanese and Korean domestic politics and foreign relations, Russian relations with East Asia, East Asian foreign relations

1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503X
Tel: 202-994-8851
Fax: 202-994-6096
E-mail: yckim@gwu.edu

Joel Kuipers (Ph.D., Yale University)

Professor of Anthropology, International Affairs, and Human Sciences

Research Interests: Cultures of Southeast Asia, Southeast Asian development

Building X, Room 201
2012 G Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-6545
Fax: 202-994-6097
E-mail: kuipers@gwu.edu

Marlene Laruelle (Ph.D., National Institute of Oriental Languages and Cultures)

Research Professor of International Affairs

Research Interests: Political science, sociology, identity issues, migrations in Russia, Arctic, and Central Asia

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 412
Tel: 202-994-3368
Fax: 202-994-5436
E-mail: laruelle@gwu.edu

Edward A. McCord (Ph.D., University of Michigan)

Professor of History & International Affairs

Research Interests: Modern Chinese history; socio-political history; civil-military relations

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 401
Tel: 202-994-5785
Fax: 202-994-6096
E-mail: mccord@gwu.edu

Shawn McHale (Ph.D., Cornell University)

Associate Professor of History & International Affairs

Research Interests: Southeast Asian history, colonialism and decolonization, Vietnam

335 Phillips Hall
801 22nd Street, NW
E-mail: mchale@gwu.edu

Barbara Miller (Ph.D., Syracuse University)

Professor of Anthropology & International Affairs

Director, Culture in Global Affairs Research & Policy Program

Research Interests: Culture and globalization; anthropology and policy; social inequality; food and culture; South Asia

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 501
Tel: 202-994-7257
Fax: 202-994-0335
E-mail: barbar@gwu.edu

Mike Mochizuki (Ph.D., Harvard University)

Associate Professor of Political Science & International Affairs

Japan-U.S. Relations Chair in Memory of Gaston Sigur

Research Interests: Japanese foreign policy and domestic politics, U.S.-Japan relations, international relations in East Asia

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Room 503-X
Tel: 202-994-7074
Fax: 202-994-6096
E-mail: mochizuk@gwu.edu

Henry R. Nau (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, SAIS)

Professor of Political Science & International Affairs

Co-Director, U.S.-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program

Research Interests: U.S. foreign economic policy, international political economy, science, technology, and international affairs

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 501
Tel: 202-994-3167
Fax: 202-994-5477
E-mail: nau@gwu.edu

Deepa Ollapally (Ph.D., Columbia University)

Associate Director of The Sigur Center for Asian Studies

Research Professor of International Affairs

Research Interests: South Asian regional security, comparative politics of South Asia, nuclear nonproliferation, terrorism, gender and international security

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503R
Tel: 202-994-8854
Fax: 202-994-6096
E-mail: deepao@gwu.edu

Yoon-Shik Park (Ph.D., The George Washington University)

Professor of International Business

Research Interests: Korea, international banking, international financial markets, multilateral development banks, financial institutions

Funger Hall 401U
Tel: 202-994-8215
E-mail: yspark@gwu.edu

Sebastien Peyrouse (Ph.D., National Institute of Oriental Languages and Cultures)

Research Professor of International Affairs

Research Interests: Political systems, economic development, and religion in Central Asia; Central Asia’s geopolitical positioning toward China, India and South Asia

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 412
Tel: 202-994-3368
Fax: 202-994-7743
E-mail: speyrouse@gwu.edu

Tashi Rabgey (Ph.D., Harvard University)

Research Professor of International Affairs

Research Interests: State theory and legal pluralism; international legal theory and territorial politics; Chinese constitutionalism and nationality law; public policy and governance in Tibet; Sino-Tibetan relations, Greater China

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 501-L
E-mail: trabgey@gwu.edu

Sean Roberts (Ph.D., University of Southern California)

Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs

Professor of Anthropology

Director, International Development Studies Program

Research Interests: Development theory, democracy development, media and development, culture and politics, indigenous rights, Central Asia, former Soviet Union, and China

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, Suite 501G
Tel: 202-994-7739
Email: seanrr@gwu.edu

David Shambaugh (Ph.D., University of Michigan)

Professor of Political Science & International Affairs

Director, China Policy Program

Research Interests: Chinese politics and foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, China’s military and security, international relations of the Asia-Pacific region

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503G
Tel: 202-994-5887
Fax: 202-994-6096
E-mail: shambaug@gwu.edu

Robert J. Shepherd (Ph.D., George Mason University)

Visiting Associate Professor, Anthropology & International Affairs

Research Interests: Tourism, cultural heritage issues, side effects of market changes in China

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Room 601F
Tel: 202-994-2725
Fax: 202-994-6096
E-mail: rshepher@gwu.edu

Stephen C. Smith (Ph.D., Cornell University)

Professor of Economics & International Affairs

Director of the Institute for International Economic Policy

Research Interests: Development economics, economics of participation, and economics of organization

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 502
Tel: (202) 994-8086
Fax: (202) 994-5477
E-mail: ssmith@gwu.edu

Ronald Spector (Ph.D., Yale University)

Professor of History & International Affairs

Research Interests: 20th Century war and diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503J
Phone:202-994-6425

Fax:202-994-6231
E-mail: spector@gwu.edu

Steven M. Suranovic (Ph.D., Cornell University)

Professor of Economics & International Affairs

Research Interests: International trade; trade fairness; China’s economy; and economics of addiction

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 501
Tel: 202-994-7579
E-mail: smsuran@gwu.edu

Robert Sutter (Ph.D., Harvard University)

Professor of Practice of International Affairs

Research Interests: Politics and foreign relations of Taiwan, international politics of East Asia, U.S. policy towards Asia

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503K
Tel: 202-994-5886
Fax: 202-994-6096
E-mail: sutterr@gwu.edu

Emmanuel Teitelbaum (Ph.D., Cornell University)

Associate Professor of Political Science & International Affairs

Research Interests: South Asian politics and development

Monroe Hall 411
2115 G St, NW
Tel: 202-994-9125
Fax: 202-994-7743
E-mail: ejt@gwu.edu

Richard Thornton (Ph.D., University of Washington)

Professor of History & International Affairs

Research Interests: U.S. foreign policy, Sino-Russian relations

Phillips Hall 331
801 22nd Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-6230
Fax: 202-994-6231
E-mail: rthornto@gwu.edu

Elanah Uretsky (Ph.D., Columbia University)

Assistant Professor of Global Health & International Affairs

Research Interests: China, gender, sexuality, masculinity, HIV/AIDS, chronic disease, governance of health

Milken Institute of Public Health
950 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Room 411
Tel: 202-994-6803
Fax: 202-994-1955
Email: euretsky@gwu.edu

Robert Weiner (Ph.D., Harvard University)

Professor of International Business, Public Policy and Public Administration, and International Affairs

Research Interests: Oil, international finance

Funger Hall 401A
2201 G Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-5981
Fax: 202-994-7422
E-mail: rweiner@gwu.edu

James Williams (Ed.D., Harvard University)

Associate Professor of International Education & International Affairs

Research Interests: International education and development, educational planning and policy, Japan

2129 G Street, NW, Room 304
Tel: (202) 994-0831
Fax: (202) 994-0148
E-mail: jhw@gwu.edu

Chen D. Yang (Ph.D., George Mason University)

Professor of of Chinese Studies & International Relations

Research Interests: Characteristics of Chinese language acquisition by non-native speakers; Speaking Proficiency Test (SPT); Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK); American Council on Education Evaluation and Review of Chinese Studies courses; and U.S.-China Relations

Rome Hall 451
801 22nd Street, NW
Tel: 202-736-7830
E-mail: cyang99@gwu.edu

Daqing Yang (Ph.D., Harvard University)

ON SABBATICAL

Associate Professor of History & International Affairs

Research Interests: Japanese history and East Asian reconciliation

Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, N.W, Room 503H
Tel: 202-994-8262
Fax: 202-994-6096
E-mail: yanghist@gwu.edu

Jiawen Yang (Ph.D., New York University)

Professor of International Business & International Affairs

Research Interests: Business environment in China

Funger Hall 401B
2201 G Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-8709
Fax: 202-994-7422
E-mail: jwyang@gwu.edu

Phyllis Ni Zhang (Ed.D., Columbia University)

Associate Professor of Chinese & International Affairs

Research Interests: Second language acquisition; Chinese proficiency assessment; Chinese language pedagogy and technology

Rome Hall 463
801 22nd Street, NW
Tel: 202-994-5051
Fax: 202-994-1512
E-mail: zhang@gwu.edu

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