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Asian Studies

Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary minor program, offering students the opportunity to pursue special topics within the disciplines of art history, Asian studies, economics, English, history, political science, philosophy, and sociology. The minor is administered through the Global Studies program.​

The Minor

A minor in Asian studies is available.

For a listing of course descriptions and degree requirements, please see the course catalog.​

The Faculty​

Albino Barrera, O.P., Ph.D. (Economics)
Susan K. McCarthy, Ph.D. (Political Science)
Charlotte G. O’Kelly, Ph.D. (Sociology)

Associate Professors

D. Colin Jaundrill, Ph.D. (History) – Advisor

Eric Sung, M.F.A. (Studio Art)

Assistant Professors
Fang Dong, Ph.D. (Economics)
Bing Huang, Ph.D. (Art History
R. Alex Orquiza, Ph.D. (History)
Trina Vithayathil, Ph.D. (Global Studies)
Chun Ye, Ph.D. (English)

Emeritus/Emerita Professors
Ann W. Norton, Ph.D. (Art History)


Location: 1 Cunningham Square, Providence RI 02918
Phone: 401-865-1207
Fax: 401-865-1206