APSI welcomes a select number of scholars from the Asia Pacific region to visit Duke each year.

Visiting scholars are nominated by APSI faculty members and are expected to conduct independent research and engage with faculty and students at Duke.

Once you have connected with an APSI faculty member who has approved your research proposal, please contact us to obtain more information about visa requirements and timelines.

Our current visiting scholars are:

  • Dr. Ryan Holmberg, Independent scholar | Research interests: Interactions between American and Japanese popular culture, the history of nuclear visual culture in Asia, and the impact US military installations have had on Japanese culture and society
  • Tingting Huan, PhD candidate at Sichuan Normal University | Research interests: Foreign language pedagogy, linguistics, factors that influence the implementation of differential instruction in foreign language classrooms from the perspective of teachers