Graduate students at APSI have a diverse array of disciplinary and regional interests, resulting in a robust and dynamic academic community within and beyond the classroom. Graduates go on to professional careers in such fields as business, education, law, media, and nonprofits or pursue doctoral degrees at renowned universities.
Research Interests: pedagogy and education; critical theory; Chinese ideology, culture, and the virtual nation-state
Research Interests: modern Japanese literature, particularly works concerning the colonial period in Japan and Korea, as well as Zainichi literature
Research Interests: Modern history and politics of Japan and Korea; storytelling in human societies.
Research Interests: Western intellectual perspectives on China; intellectual history.
Research Interests: Chinese literature and history
Research Interests: Intercultural and interlingual communication, translation theory, nationalistic and cultural representation, and the emergence of multi-lingual communities in today's global society.
Research Interests: Chinese gender and queer history from late-imperial to Mao-era China.
Research Interests: Chinese intellectual and social history of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Research Interests: New generation migrant workers in urban China; Chinese subculture as a form of identity construction and resistance
Research Interests: translation of western concepts, socio-economic transformation, and the national awakening in 19th century Japan.
Research Interests: Intellectual history of late imperial China; cultural history and religious study
Research Interests: Cultural anthropology of China, infrastructure and development.
Research Interests: Colonial and post-colonial literature of China and Korea; diaspora memory, power dynamics.
Research Interests: Chinese women; historical sociology of 20th century China; China's integration into global capitalist networks; urbanization and inequality.
Research Interests: Japanese literature and culture; contemporary Japanese economics.