Faculty

Professor Shiwei Chen and his research team outside Peking University.Professor Shiwei Chen and his research team outside Peking University.

Asian Studies brings together specialists in history, philosophy, politics, religion, sociology, anthropology, and the languages of China and Japan. 

  • Shiwei Chen
    Professor of History

    Areas of Study:  East Asian history

  • Rui Zhu
    Associate Professor of Philosophy, Chair of Asian Studies

    Areas of Study:  Asian and comparative philosophy, Plato, philosophy of mind

  • Catherine Benton
    Associate Professor and Chair of Religion

    Areas of Study: history of religions, Asian religions, cross-cultural studies

  • Fatima Imam
    Assistant Professor of History

    Areas of Study: South Asian history

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