Faculty and Staff

Department Chair

Bello, David

David Bello
Professor of History, Director of East Asian Studies
Newcomb Hall 206
540.458.8770
bellod@wlu.edu

China and Japan

Faculty

Fu, Hongchu

Hongchu Fu
Professor of Chinese Language and Literature
Ruscio Center for Global Learning, room 226
(540) 458-8829
fuh@wlu.edu

Ikeda, Janet

Janet Ikeda
Associate Professor of Japanese
Ruscio Center for Global Learning, room 218
(540) 458-8936
ikedaj@wlu.edu

Kao, Wan-Chuan

Wan-Chuan Kao
Associate Professor of English
On sabbatical 2020-2021
Payne Hall 214
540.458.8345
kaow@wlu.edu

Le Blanc, Robin

Robin Le Blanc
Professor of Politics
Holekamp 107
540.458.8612
leblancr@wlu.edu

Liu, Jin

Jin Liu
Visiting Scholar
Ruscio Center for Global Learning 223
Global Learning 223
Liuj@wlu.edu

Lubin, Timothy

Timothy Lubin
Jessie Ball duPont Professor of Religion and Adjunct Professor of Law
On research leave until January 2022
Tucker 204
540.458.8146
lubint@wlu.edu

History of religion and law of South and Southeast Asia, working on texts and inscriptions in Sanskrit, Prakrit, Old Javanese, and Old Tamil; National Endowment for the Humanities fellow and American Council of Learned Societies fellow, 2020-2021

Zhu, Yanhong

Yanhong Zhu
Associate Professor of Chinese
Ruscio Center for Global Learning, room 228
(540) 458-8277
zhuy@wlu.edu