Section on Asia and Asian America


Mission Statement

The purpose of the Section on Asia and Asian America is to enhance cooperation between Asia, America, and the global community. The Section aims to strengthen the theoretical and methodological aspects of Asian and American Studies.


Section Officers 2014-2015

Chair: Sharmila Rudrappa, University of Texas at Austin
Chair-Elect:Dina G. Okamoto, Indiana University
Past Chair: Pawan H. Dhingra, Tufts University
Secretary/Treasurer: C.N. Le, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2015

Section Council

Anthony Christian Ocampo, Cal Poly Pomona 2015
Jane H. Yamashiro, University of Southern California 2015
Prema Ann Kurien, Syracuse University 2016
Leslie Kim Wang, University of Massachusetts Boston 2016
Jun Xu, Ball State University 2017
Wei-hsin Yu, University of Maryland 2017

Student Representative: Vivian Giboung, Shaw University of Texas at Austin 2015