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Associate Profesor, School of Business

International finance, corporate finance, contracting and governance; international expertise in capital markets in Japan and South America

Associate Professor, Journalism

Consumer research on media habits and preferences in emerging democracies

Rice Distinguished Professor, School of Law

International trade regulation, advanced international trade regulation, Islamic law

Brown, Chris
Professor, Environmental Studies Program

Social relations in Amazonian rural development; expansion of soybean production in Amazonia; development and the Politics of Scale

Butler, James J. Jr.
Senior Scientist, Kansas Geological Survey

Well hydraulics, direct-push methods for hydrostratigraphic characterization, ground-water flow and transport in heterogeneous formations, stream-aquifer interactions, phreatophytes. Experience in China, Korea, and Japan.

Fiorentino, Robert
Associate Professor, Linguistics

Neurolinguistics, Psycholinguistics

Frederickson, H. George
Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor, Public Administration

Public administration, public administration ethics, theories of public administration, systems of multi-level governance, and American local government; experience in Korea and China

Gabriele, Alison
Associate Professor, Linguistics

Second language acquisition

Professor, Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering

Geotechnical engineering; geosynthetics; earth-retaining structures, ground improvement, pile foundations, and pavement design. Experience in China.

Associate Professor, Industrial Design

Furniture-based sculpture; Asian materials

Associate Professor, Journalism

Political communication, consumer behavior, media credibility, international communication and race and gender issues

Associate Professor, Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering
MBA Director, School of Business, Director of Applied Portfolio Management, Senior Lecturer

Decision science and finance; doing business and investing in China

Assistant Professor, Architecture

Social, cultural, and psychological dimensions in design; global heritage management and architectural preservation; nonwestern traditions in architecture and urban design (special focus on South, Southeast, and East Asian countries); Community design practices (affordable housing and post-disaster resettlement)

Associate Professor, Geology

Geography and culture, Tibetan plateau

Associate Professor, Industrial Design
Associate Professor, Journalism, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Development
Professor, Health Policy and Management, Courtesy Professor, Sociology

Comparative health care systems; health and social behavior; traditional Chinese medicine

 


Events
Sep 10
Study Abroad Fair
10:30 am
Oct 09
Tea and Talk Lecture: Benjamin Uchiyama
04:00 pm
View events: Upcoming
SWCAS & MCAA Joint Conference, 2014

CEAS will host a joint conference of the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies (SWCAS) &
the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) in Lawrence, KS on October 3-5, 2014

Please click here for registration, or follow this link for more information.

Program Chair: J. Megan Greene, mgreene@ku.edu

New M.A. Program

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas is offering a new M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies, beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year. Full-time students with prior East Asian language training will be able to complete the degree within 12 months. For more information about this M.A. program including specific requirements for admission, visit www.ceas.ku.edu/degrees, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email (ceasma@ku.edu) or call 785-864-1478. You can also download our program flyer (PDF) Please share this information with your friends, colleagues and students! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

New CEAS Study Abroad Program

The University of Kansas recently participated in the Kakehashi Project-Bridge for Tomorrow, a 10-day study abroad trip to Japan for 23 students from Kansas universities. In the 2014-15 school year CEAS will host a group of students from Japan.

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If the smell of fresh coffee isn't enough to wake you up in the morning, the pricetag on Starbucks' newest cup of joe should make your eyes pop open.

KU Goldwater Scholar to research Huntingon’s, Alzheimer’s diseases Ryan Limbocker, KU’s 56th Goldwater Scholar, plans to focus his research at KU on such neurodegenerative disorders as Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s diseases (see more at http://bit.ly/1nIP2bL). Limbocker, a senior majoring in chemistry, is from Overland Park, Kansas, and plans to pursue a doctorate in analytical chemistry. The Goldwater Scholarships are the nation’s premier undergraduate awards to honor academically gifted students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


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