Asian Studies

Overview

Asian Studies is a broad field that provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the trends shaping Asia in the 21st century. Students in Asian Studies select a concentration in China, Japan, Korea, South Asia or Southeast Asia.

For an informational discussion about graduate studies and concentrating in an Asian Studies program, please contact the program directors:
 
China Studies: David Lampton, 202.663.5816, dmlampton@jhu.edu
 
Japan Studies: Kent Calder, 663.5812, kcalder@jhu.edu
 
Korea Studies: Kent Calder (acting director), 663.5812, kcalder@jhu.edu or Jae Ku (director of the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS), 663.5830, jku1@jhu.edu 
 
South Asia Studies: Walter Andersen, 202.663.5722, wandersen@jhu.edu
 
Southeast Asia Studies: Karl Jackson, 202.663.5837, kdjackson@jhu.edu