Regular Faculty

Professor Alexander Day

Alexander F. Day, Chair

Associate Professor, History; Affiliated Faculty, East Asian Studies
B.A. Colby College; M.A., Ph.D. UC Santa Cruz
Alexander Day studies the intellectual, social, and cultural history of peasants, food, and agrarian change in China. He teaches Chinese, East Asian, and world history. Read his Oxy Story profile.
Professor Xiao-huang Yin

Xiao-huang Yin

Professor, American Studies; Affiliated Faculty, East Asian Studies; Affiliated Faculty, History
B.A., Nanjing University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Xiao-huang Yin specializes in Asian American studies, U.S.-Asia relations, and modern China.

Affiliated Faculty

Professor Tsung Chi

Tsung Chi

Professor, Politics; Affiliated Faculty, East Asian Studies
B.A., National Chengchi University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Tsung Chi teaches courses in comparative politics, East Asian politics, Chinese politics, and research methodology.
Motoko Ezaki

Motoko Ezaki

Non-Tenure Track Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., M.A., Seinan Gakuin University; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Ezaki teaches Japanese language and literature courses.
Professor Amy Holmes Tagchungdarpa

Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa

Associate Professor, Religious Studies
B.A., Victoria University of Wellington; Ph.D., Australian National University
Areas of specialization: Buddhism in Tibet, the East and South Asian Himalayas, and beyond.
Professor Yurika Wakamatsu

Yurika Wakamatsu

Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; A.M., Harvard University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Yurika Wakamatsu teaches East Asian art history, including pictorial narratives, woodblock prints, comics and anime, and gender and visual culture. Read her Oxy Story profile.
Professor Meimei Zhang

Meimei Zhang

Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture/Chinese; Advisory Committee, Group Languages
B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles