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New graduate student interview: Julia Arciola!

Q: Tell us about yourself! Hi! I’m Julia Arciola (soon to be Julia Hier in…

New graduate student interview: Annie Zhao!

Q: Tell us about yourself! My name is Annie! Q: What program track did you choose…

Han Chen: new graduate student interview!

Q: Tell us about yourself! I am Han Chen. Please call me Han. Q: What program…

Meet new DAMES graduate student: Zhihan Xu, also known as Atila!

Recently I interviewed Atila, one of our new graduate students this year! Read on to…

 

Faculty Spotlight

Robin Visser

Robin Visser

Dr. Robin Visser has published a new book...

Morgan Pitelka

Morgan Pitelka

Morgan Pitelka, recipient of the Bernard L. Herman Distinguished Professorship, has recently published two new books...

Kyoungjin Bae

Kyoungjin Bae

Dr. Kyoungjin Bae joins the DAMES faculty...

Robin Visser

Robin Visser

Robin Visser has been promoted to the rank of full professor!

 

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...

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...

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...

 

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