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From a wide range of disciplines across the University of Toronto, our faculty affiliates with expertise in Southeast Asia, East Asia, and South Asia participate in making the Asian Institute a vibrant intellectual space.

Scroll down to browse our faculty, leadership, staff and affiliates. You can refine your search by filtering the listings by role, affiliation (centre or initiative), or topic/geography. 

Headshot of Jacques Bertrand
 
Director, Collaborative Master’s Specialization in Contemporary East and Southeast Asian Studies
Professor of Political Science
Nina Boric headshot
 
Manager, Asian Institute
Hae Yeon Choo
 
Director, Centre for the Study of Korea
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, UTM
Francis Cody - Photo by Jamie Napier
 
Associate Professor, Asian Institute/Centre for South Asian Studies
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, UTM
 
Professor, Department of Geography and Planning
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Director, Centre for South Asian Studies
Associate Professor, Department for the Study of Religion
Headshot of Diana Fu - photo by Alexis MacDonald
 
Co-lead, Changing World Order area of focus, Munk School
Director, East Asia Seminar Series
Associate Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Takashi Fujitani headshot
 
Dr. David Chu Professor and Director in Asia-Pacific Studies
Professor, Department of History
Shannon Garden-Smith headshot
 
Research Coordinator, Asian Institute
Darya Kuznetsova headshot
 
Event Coordinator and Administrator, Asian Institute
Tong Lam
 
Director, Global Taiwan Studies Initiative
Associate Professor, Department of Historical Studies, UTM
Headshot of Yoonkyung Lee
 
Korea Foundation Endowed Chair of Korean Studies, Centre for the Study of Korea
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Headshot of Phillip Lipscy - photo by Alexis MacDonald
 
Director, Centre for the Study of Global Japan
Chair in Japanese Politics and Global Affairs
Professor, Munk School
Professor, Department of Political Science
Headshot of Sida Liu
 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Headshot of Katherine MacIvor
 
Program Advisor and Communications Officer, Asian Institute
Headshot of Mark Manger
 
Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Professor, Department of Political Science
Headshot of Lynette Ong
 
Professor, Asian Institute
Professor, Department of Political Science
Professor Ito Peng
 
Director, Centre for Global Social Policy
Professor, Department of Sociology
Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Affiliated Faculty, Centre for the Study of Global Japan
Headshot of Tahseen Shams
 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Headshot of Rachel Silvey
 
Richard Charles Lee Director, Asian Institute
Professor, Department of Geography & Planning
 
Lecturer, Contemporary Asian Studies Program
Headshot of Matthew Walton
 
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
Headshot of Elizabeth Wijaya
 
Director, Southeast Asia Seminar Series
Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Studies
Assistant Professor, Cinema Studies Institute
Joseph Wong - photo by Alexis MacDonald
 
Vice-President, International
Roz and Ralph Halbert Professor of Innovation, Munk School
Professor, Department of Political Science
Yiching Wu headshot
 
Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Studies
Associate Professor, Asian Institute