Professor Nerissa S. Balce researches race, racism, gender, and state violence. Her book, Body Parts of Empire: Visual Abjection, Filipino Images and the American Archive, is winner of the 2018 Best Book award in Cultural Studies from the Filipino Section of the Association for Asian American Studies.
Professor Sandra Kim explores the intersections of race, global coloniality, ethnonationalisms, migration, and culture. She is also founder and Co-Executive Director of the Asian American Justice + Innovation Lab.
Professor Heejeong Sohn's research interests include modern & contemporary history of Korea, photography and visual studies, and digital humanities. She directs the Korean Language Teacher Education Program.
Professor Andrew Nicholson focuses on Indian philosophy and intellectual history. Among the courses that he teaches is Yoga: Theory and Praxis.
Professor Yi Wang's work centers on the multilayered language ideologies among nation-states, stakeholders, and study abroad students in China. In collaboration with computational social scientists, she recently published a co-authored paper in Nature Humanities and Social Science Communications, focusing on Sinophobia in Chinese language communities on Twitter.
Professor Eriko Sato wrote a book on translation and 'translanguaging' (how we use multiple languages at the same time without differentiating them). She is the author of over 20 books including both research monographs and Japanese language textbooks.
Professor Dongmei Zeng is an expert on Chinese language teaching and author of several language learning textbooks.
Professor Atsuko Oyama researches new nurturing styles of fatherhood and masculinity in modern and contemporary Japan.
Professor Gregory Ruf offers courses on culture, society, and history in China and is the recipient of multiple Excellence-in-Teaching awards.
Professor S.N. Sridhar investigates the impact of the spread of English in Asia. He is President of the International Association of World Englishes and Founder and Director of the best endowed Center for India Studies in the nation.
Professor Agnes He is recognized for her seminal work on Chinese as a heritage (home) language. The Center for Multilingual and Intercultural Communication, which she directs, is working on a large-scale project involving hundreds of students with the title "Stony Brook Stories of Language and Life".