Fellows

Christopher Ball

Faculty Fellow

Anthropology

Prof. Ball is a linguistic and sociocultural anthropologist with specialization in discourse and interaction, cultural symbolism, and the politics of communication.

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Susan Blum

Faculty Fellow

Anthropology

Prof. Blum asks us: What does the world look and feel like to people, and what are the factors that shape those views?

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Michael Brownstein

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Michael Brownstein teaches courses on Japanese language and culture, and his past research has been centered on the Meiji Period writer Kitamura Tokoku (1868-1894) and Meiji Period literary thought.

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Liang Cai

Faculty Fellow

History

The focus of Prof. Cai's research are early Chinese Empires, Classical Chinese thought—in particular Confucianism and Daoism, digital humanities, and the material culture and archaeological texts of early China.

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Paolo Carozza

Faculty Fellow

Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Law School

Paolo Carozza's current research revolves around the relationships between law, human rights, education, and integral human development.

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Christine Cervenak

Faculty Fellow

Center for Civil and Human Rights, Law School

Christine Cervenak is the associate director at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Her expertise focuses on international law, conflict resolution, and human rights.

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Hsueh-Chia Chang

Faculty Fellow

College of Engineering

Prof Chia Chang, Director of the Center for Microfluidics and Medical Diagnostics, is a leading researcher in micro/nanofluidics, particularly in the area of nano-electrokinetics.

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Nitesh Chawla

Faculty Fellow

Computer Science and Engineering

Nitesh Chawla, the Frank M. Freimann professor of computer science and engineering, is passionate about Big Data for the Common Good. His research is making fundamental advances in network and data science.

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Danny Chen

Faculty Fellow

Computer Science and Engineering

Dr. Chen has developed many efficient sequential and parallel algorithms for solving fundamental geometric, graphic, and combinatorial problems, and has published over 150 journal and conference papers in these areas.

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David Jiang Wei Chiang

Faculty Fellow

Computer Science and Engineering, Natural Language Processing Group

Prof. Chiang's research is in natural language processing, the subfield of computer science that aims to enable computers to understand and produce human language.

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Juliana Qiong-Wang Chiang

Visiting Scholar

Liu / Economics

Dr. Juliana QiongWang Chiang (PhD, Yale University) is an affiliated researcher with the Liu Institute. Her area of research is environmental and natural resource economics.

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Ann-Marie Conrado

Faculty Fellow

AAHD: Industrial Design

Conrado's research focuses on using design to address social and humanitarian concerns. Working primarily in Nepal, she has worked with fair trade artisans to design and develop product lines.

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Nan Z. Da

Faculty Fellow

English

Prof. Da's research and teaching interests are in nineteenth-century American literature and letters, Qing and early-Republic Chinese literature and letters, and literary nationalism and transnationalism

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Zhi Da

Faculty Fellow

Finance (Mendoza College of Business)

Zhi Da is a Professor of Finance who's research focuses on empirical asset pricing and investment.

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Dennis Doordan

Faculty Fellow

School of Architecture

Dennis Doordan is an architectural and design historian and museum consultant and the Associate Dean of Research, Scholarship and Creative Work at the School of Architecture.

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Amitava Dutt

Faculty Fellow

Political Science

Professor Dutt's areas of specialization are macroeconomic theory, development economics, international economics, political economy and international political economy.

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Georges Enderle

Faculty Fellow

Marketing (Mendoza College of Business)

Georges Enderle conducts research on the ethics of globalization, wealth creation, business and human rights, corporate responsibilities of large and small companies, with a view on developments in China.

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Felix Zhiyu Feng

Faculty Fellow

Economics

Felix Feng's main research interest is corporate finance, particularly in the areas of contracting theory and corporate governance.

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A. Nilesh Fernando

Faculty Fellow

Economics

Prof. Fernando's research focuses on understanding frictions in labor markets and the agricultural sector in the developing world.

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Agustín Fuentes

Faculty Fellow

Anthropology

Agusín Fuentes examines human evolution from several perspectives, sheding light on common misconceptions about race, sex and aggression.

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Umesh Garg

Faculty Fellow

Physics

Prof. Garg’s current research interests include experimental investigation of compressional-mode giant resonances and exotic quantal rotation in nuclei.

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Liangyan Ge

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Professor Liangyan Ge teaches Chinese language and literature. Professor Ge's primary research interest is in the field of premodern Chinese culture and fictional literature.

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Robert Gimello

Faculty Fellow

Theology

Gimello is an historian of Buddhism with special interests also in the Theology of Religions and in Comparative Mysticism.

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Eric Haanstad

Faculty Fellow

Anthropology

Haanstad's work has focused on state security, music in ethnographic fieldwork, as well as symbolic expression and theatrical performance in Southeast Asia.

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Noriko Hanabusa

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Hanabusa teaches all levels of Japanese language. Her area of specialty is Japanese Pedagogy.

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Michel Hockx

Director, Liu Institute

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Michel Hockx is a professor of Chinese Literature in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Director of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies.

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Jia (Jasmine) Hu

Faculty Fellow

Management (Mendoza College of Business)

Hu's primary research interests focus on understanding work teams, particularly with respect to the state of collective motivation.

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Sharon Hu

Faculty Fellow

Computer Science and Engineering

Dr. Hu's research spans several areas including hardware-software codesign, real-time embedded systems, low-power system design, and computer-aided treatment planning.

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Roger Huang

Faculty Fellow

Mendoza College of Business

Dr. Huang teaches global finance in the Executive MBA program and multinational financial management in the MBA program.

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Yih-Fang Huang

Faculty Fellow

Electrical Engineering

Prof. Huang teaches electrical engineering. A native of Taiwan, his research interests focus on theory and applications of detection and estimation.

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Victoria Hui

Faculty Fellow

Political Science

Hui's research examines the dynamics of international politics and state-society relations in historical China and historical Europe.

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Jennifer Huynh

Faculty Fellow

American Studies

Jennifer’s research and teaching interests focus on Race and Ethnicity, Asian American Studies, Immigrant integration, Transnationalism, and Diaspora.

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Lakshmi Iyer

Faculty Fellow

Economics

Prof. Iyer's primary research fields are development economics and political economy, with a special emphasis on property rights and the distribution of political power within societies.

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Lionel Jensen

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Professor Jensen's research is identified closely with the intellectual history of “Confucianism."

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Madhav Joshi

Faculty Fellow

Kroc

Madhav Joshi is research assistant professor and associate director of the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM).

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Anton Juan

Faculty Fellow

Film, Television, and Theatre

Playwright and director Anton Juan is internationally recognized for his work that often challenges convention, stunning visual poetry, and language in space.

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Hye-jin Juhn

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures, Hesburgh Libraries

Hye-jin Juhn is the subject specialist for East Asian Studies at the Hesburgh Libraries. She researches and selects resources in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and English.

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Hana Kang

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Dr. Hana Kang is an Associate Professional Specialist/ Associate Professor of the Practice. Her research interests include foreign language acquisition, computer-assisted language learning, and language learner identity.

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Kwan Kim

Faculty Fellow

Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Economics

Kwan S. Kim, professor emeritus of economics and fellow of the Kellogg Institute and Liu Institute for Asian Studies, is an international development economist

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Karrie Koesel

Faculty Fellow

Political Science

Karrie J. Koesel is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame where she specializes in the study of contemporary Chinese and Russian politics, authoritarianism, and religion and politics.

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Elisabeth Köll

Faculty Fellow

History

Elisabeth Köll's current research focuses on the managerial, legal, and financial evolution of firms and entrepreneurship in China from the 19th century to the present.

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Barbara Koremenos

Faculty Fellow

Kroc Institute, University of Michigan

Koremonos studies the relationship between Islamic States and international law, examining how this relationship affects Islamic States’ participation in international agreements

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Krupali Krusche

Faculty Fellow

School of Architecture

Prof. Krupali Uplekar Krusche teaches architectural design and historic preservation in the Rome Program of the School of Architecture.

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John Paul Lederach

Faculty Fellow

Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Widely known for his pioneering work in conflict transformation, Lederach is involved in conciliation work in Colombia, the Philippines, and Nepal, plus countries in East and West Africa.

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Byung-Joo Lee

Faculty Fellow

Economics

Lee's teaching and research area in economics is econometric analysis. He has written extensively on theoretical and applied econometrics subjects.

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Jaewoong Lee

Visiting Scholar

Liu / Republic of Korea, Consulate General in Chicago

Jae-woong Lee, a Visting Scholar at the Liu Institute, is the former deputy consul general for the Korean consulate general in Chicago.

Michael Lykoudis

Faculty Fellow

School of Architecture

Michael Lykoudis has devoted his career to the building, study and promotion of traditional architecture and urbanism.

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Congcong Ma

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Congcong Ma is currently teaching First Year Chinese language courses. The scope of her teaching covers almost all levels from elementary to advanced.

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Bradley Malkovsky

Faculty Fellow

Theology

Malkovsky's area of interest is the doctrinal and spiritual relation of Christianity to other religions. His area of specialization is the Hindu-Christian encounter

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Nelson Mark

Faculty Fellow

Economics

Prof. Mark has done research and published in international macroeconomics, international and general finance, econometrics, and macroeconomics of China.

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Rebecca Tinio McKenna

Faculty Fellow

History

Prof. McKenna's research centers on modern American social and cultural history, and she is especially interested in the history of U.S. imperialism, political economy, and the intersections of capitalism and culture.

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Edwin Michael

Faculty Fellow

Biological Sciences

Dr. Edwin Michael is an epidemiologist who studies the spread and control of important tropical infectious diseases.

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Peter Moody

Faculty Fellow

Political Science

Peter Moody specializes in Chinese politics and has written on Chinese politics, Asian international affairs, Chinese political thought, and international relations theory.

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Ebrahim Moosa

Faculty Fellow

Keough School of Global Affairs

Moosa co-directs Contending Modernities, the global research and education initiative examining the interaction among Catholic, Muslim, and other religious and secular forces in the world.

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John Nagle

Faculty Fellow

Law School

Professor Nagle teaches a number of courses related to environmental law, legislation, and property in the Law School. 

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Jonathan Noble

Faculty Fellow

Notre Dame International

Jonathan Noble was appointed assistant provost for Asia within Notre Dame International in 2012. Noble is the founding director of the Beijing Global Gateway and the Greater China Scholars Program.

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Rahul Oka

Faculty Fellow

Anthropology

Prof. Oka is an economic anthropologist and his research interests include the anthropology of urbanism and social network analysis.

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Natalie Porter

Faculty Fellow

Anthropology

Natalie Porter is a medical anthropologist specializing in multispecies anthropology and the anthropology of science, technology, and medicine.

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Steve Reifenberg

Faculty Fellow

Kellogg Institute for International Studies

Steve Reifenberg is executive director and associate professor at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies whose research interests in lie in international education, international development, and negotiation.

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Sebastian Rosato

Faculty Fellow

Political Science, ISP

Sebastian Rosato is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and teaches International Relations Theory.

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Sharon Schierling

Faculty Fellow

Kellogg Institute for International Studies

Sharon Schierling is the Associate Director at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.

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Mei-Chi Shaw

Faculty Fellow

Math

Prof. Shaw's research interests are in several complex variables, partial differential equations and complex geometry.

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Mun'im Sirry

Faculty Fellow

Theology

Mun'im Sirry's academic interests include political theology, modern Islamic thought, Qur’anic studies, interreligious relations, and Southeast Asian religions and cultures.

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Lucien Steil

Faculty Fellow

School of Architecture

Prof. Steil is actively involved in the cause of sustainable, ecological, traditional urbanism and architecture

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Julia Thomas

Faculty Fellow

History

Julia Adeney Thomas investigates concepts of nature in Japanese political ideology, the impact of the climate crisis on historiography, and photography as a political practice.

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Anne Tsui

Faculty Fellow

Mendoza College of Business; Management

Anne S. Tsui is a distinguished professor of management at Peking University and Fudan University, as well as the Motorola Professor Emerita of International Management at the Arizona State University.

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Elizabeth Tuleja

Faculty Fellow

Management (Mendoza College of Business)

Prof. Tuleja specializes in management with particular interest in cross-cultural linguistic and translation procedures, developing intercultural communication competencies.

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Thomas Tweed

Faculty Fellow

American Studies and History

Prof. Tweed's interests are diverse but he has focused on reorienting U.S. religious history in terms of the Atlantic World, the Pacific World, and the Western Hemisphere.

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Neeta Verma

Faculty Fellow

AAHD: Visual Communication Design

Neeta Verma's areas of research interest explore historical influences in graphic design and how these cultural differences have defined the profession today.

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Wei Wang

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Wei Wang is currently teaching First Year and Second Year Chinese.

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Jessica McManus Warnell

Faculty Fellow

Management (Mendoza College of Business)

Prof. McManus-Warnell's research explores moral reasoning and business ethics curricula, sustainability education, and business ethics in the U.S. and Japan.

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Oliver Williams, C.S.C.

Faculty Fellow

Management (Mendoza College of Business)

Oliver Williams, C.S.C. specializes in the areas of business ethics, corporate governance, and Catholic social teaching.

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Yang Wu

Faculty Fellow

Hesburgh Library

Yang Wu is a visiting assistant librarian specializing in Chinese history.

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Huili (Grace) Xing

Faculty Fellow

Electrical Engineering

Dr. Xing’s work can be categorized into 4 areas: GaN based devices; nanowire enabled devices, including InGaN nanowires; graphene physics and devices; and tunneling field effect transistors.

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Kiwoon Yang

Visiting Scholar

Hallym University, Korea

Dr. Yang specializes in international relations between China, Japan, Korea, and the United States.

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Xiaoshan Yang

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Xiaoshan Yang teaches Chinese language, literature, and culture. He specializes in classical Chinese poetry and poetics.

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Weibing Ye

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Weibing Ye specializes in Chinese language pedagogy and his current research interests include Media Chinese Instruction, Chinese Oral Proficiency Assessment and Application of Technology in Language Education.

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Chengxu Yin

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Chengxu Yin has taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of Chinese language courses. Professor Yin serves as the Language Program Coordinator for Chinese.

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Yeonhee Yoon

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Dr. Yoon is a Korean Linguist whose specializations are Sociopragmatics and general Korean Linguistics.

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Samir Younès

Faculty Fellow

School of Architecture

Prof. Samir Younès teaches traditional urbanism and architecture and architectural theory.

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Yongping Zhu

Faculty Fellow

East Asian Languages and Cultures

Professor Yongping Zhu specializes in historical Chinese syntax and Chinese pedagogy.

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