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University of Richmond Faculty with Expertise on Asia

November 11-15 is International Education Week, and this year the University of Richmond will spotlight East Asia during the cross-campus celebration. This event provides an opportunity to showcase the expansive range of expertise UR faculty can offer media on this region of the world's largest continent.

Parasite Research

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Biology professor Jory Brinkerhoff has studied a type of parasite found on monkeys in Japan.

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Chinese Cinema

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Jessica Chan, associate professor of Chinese Studies, is an expert on East Asian Cinema.

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Chinese Politics

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Dan Chen, assistant professor of political science, examines the role of media in China's politics.

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U.S. Perceptions in Asia

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Monti Datta, associate professor of political science, studies global perceptions of the United States. He can speak to reputation the U.S. holds in Asian countries. 

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Chinese Culture

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Gengsong Gao, assistant professor of Chinese Studies, explores modern and contemporary chinese literature.

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History of Japan

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Tze Loo, associate professor of history and international studies, can discuss the history of Japan.

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Teaching Science to Monks

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Dan Pierce, assistant professor of biology, can discuss his experiences teaching science to Tibetan Monks

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NGOs & Social Healing

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Bob Spires, assistant professor of education, researches NGOs in Thailand, Hong Kong, and Cambodia.

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Economic Development

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Jonathan Wight, professor of economics, can discuss economic development in Asia.

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