Asian Studies

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Our Faculty

Leading the study of Asian influence with academic expertise.

The faculty of Adelphi’s Asian Studies program are well-integrated with their departments, teaching core courses in anthropology, history, business, government and culture with an Asian component. Click on faculty names for more information about each professor’s research, experience and contact information.


M. Cristina Zaccarini
Program Co-Director
Blodgett Hall, Room 200H
p – 516.877.4788
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Kirsten Ziomek
Program Co-Director
Blodgett Hall, Room 200E
p – 516.877.4792
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Anagnostis Agelarakis
Anthropology Department Chair

Lawrence Sullivan

Mariano Torras

Associate Professors

Abdin Chande

Gita Surie

M. Cristina Zaccarini
Program Co-Director

Assistant Professors

Hanna Kim

Sokthan Yeng

Kirsten Ziomek
Program Co-Director

Adjunct Faculty

Lixue Lin

Keiko Miyajima

Linda Wetherill

For further information, please contact:

Asian Studies
p - 516.877.4600

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