Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Lecturers

The Asian Center has twelve (12) full-time faculty and several lecturers whose expertise dovetails with the Asian Center's interdisciplinary thrust. Our teaching staff come from and specialize on various disciplines—gender, political science, sociology, history, political economy, international relations, economics, development, agrarian studies, regionalism, ASEAN, foreign policy, migration, cultural studies, and Philippine art and dance. And they conduct research on a broad range of political, economic, social and cultural issues that affect Asian societies. Visit the faculty profiles here

Lecturer
International Relations; Human Rights Issues in Asia
COURSE(S) TAUGHT
  • PS 279 Special Topics in Philippine Foreign Relations (Human Rights and Philippine Interests)

Lecturer
Minority and Indigenous People; Ainu; Identity and Culture; Japan Studies; Participatory Museum
COURSE(S) TAUGHT
  • AS 230 Seminar on Northeast Asia

Lecturer
International Relations; Political Science; Political Economy; Geopolitics
COURSE(S) TAUGHT
  • AS 212 Regionalism and Community Building in Asia
  • PS 282 The Philippines in Global Southe

Adjunct Professor
Labor Migration in Asia; Healthcare; Japan Studies
COURSE(S) TAUGHT
  • AS 234 Special Problems: Northeast Asia (Migration, Aging and Care Work in East Asia)

Professorial Lecturer
Vice-President of Philippine Association for Chinese Studies
Public Intellectual; China Studies; Chinese History
COURSE(S) TAUGHT
  • AS 235.2 Politics and Governance in China