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Each year The Sigur Center hosts Visiting Scholars and Visiting Research Associates from around the world, who are selected on a highly competitive basis to conduct research related to Asia.
Visiting Scholars in Residence at The Sigur Center
Since the scholars do not always come into the office, it is easier to contact them via email than phone.
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Xinxuan CHENG, China, (P.R.C.)
Affiliation: Professor, Hebei University, P.R.C.
Research topic: "Studies on New Regionalism in East Asia's Regional Economic Cooperation and Its Impacts on the U.S."
Amy LERNER, U.S.A.
Affiliation: PhD Candidate, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Research topic: "Toward Successful Integration: School Personnel's Perspectives on Refugee Youth from Burma"
Kiwan SHIN, Korea
Affiliation: Lieutenant Colonel, ROK Army
Research topic: "How does North Korea as a
Weak State Negotiate with a Strong State?"
Junya NISHINO, Japan
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Keio University
Research topic: "The Evolution of Cooperation between Japan and South Korea in the post Cold War Period: Focusing on the Role of the United States"
Michael YAHUDA, United Kingdom
Affiliation: Professor Emeritus, London School of Economics
Research topic: "Sino-Japanese Relations: Bridging the Gap"
Shoko YAMADA, Japan
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Nagoya University, Japan
Research topic: "Emergence of New Donors and Paradigm in International Educational Aid: With Focus on the
U.S., Japan, China and other East Asian Donors"
Hideko YOSHIMOTO, Japan
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Yamaguchi Prefectural University, Japan
Research topic: "American Public Diplomacy and News Framing of Okinawa"
Lianhe WANG, China (P.R.C.)
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Shanghai International Studies University, PRC
Research topic: "Climate Change Issues and Sino-U.S. Relations"