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DAMES Student Pens Award-Winning Paper

Sound the trumpets! Incoming student achievement in 3, 2, 1… During this year’s annual meeting…

Dr. Yaghoobi Appointed Roshan Distinguished Professor

Please join us all here in DAMES in congratulating Dr. Claudia Yaghoobi, who has been…

Robin Visser Chats about New Book in Podcast

Congratulations to Dr. Robin Visser, who was interviewed about her new book for the New…

The Old Well at UNC

Article Prize Won by Dr. Lothspeich

Here in DAMES, our professors do more than teach. They inspire, they collaborate, they research,…

 

Faculty Spotlight

Yurika Tamura

Yurika Tamura

An interview with Dr. Yurika Tamura, one of the newest faculty members here in DAMES...

Claudia Yaghoobi

Claudia Yaghoobi

Claudia Yaghoobi has been promoted to the rank of full professor!

Kyoungjin Bae

Kyoungjin Bae

Dr. Kyoungjin Bae joins the DAMES faculty...

Keren He

Keren He

Dr. Keren He has won a 2024-25 academic fellowship...

 

Alumni Spotlight

Jason Mortimer

Jason Mortimer

Jason Mortimer grew up in Durham and graduated from UNC-CH in 2006 with degrees in Asian Studies and...

Erin Posas and Matt Coss

Erin Posas and Matt Coss

Follow the journey of two of our 2016 grads, Erin Posas and Matt Coss!

Laurel Foote-Hudson

Laurel Foote-Hudson

Laurel Foote-Hudson came to UNC-Chapel Hill with a deep and abiding passion for the study of languages. She ended up majoring in both Asian Studies...

Lauren Trushin

Lauren Trushin

Lauren Trushin, class of 2017, graduated with a double major in Public Policy and History and a minor in Asian Studies...

 

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