Advisory Committee

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2018-2019 Asian Studies Advisory Committee, back row from left to right: Hyeyoung Bang,Min Yang, Jong Kwan "Jake" Lee, Neil Englehart, Christopher Frey, Man Zhang, Vibha Bhalla, Ryoko Okamura and Brad Clark. Front row, from left to right, Kristen Rudisill, Khani Begum, Akiko Kawano Jones, and Rebecca Skinner Green.

Title: Associate Professor of Popular Culture, Asian Studies Director
Courses Taught: 
Introduction to Popular Culture, Global Popular Culture, Religion and Popular Culture, International Performing Arts, Indian Popular Culture
Contact Information: 
rudisik@bgsu.edu
419-372-2444
245 Shatzel Hall


Title: Associate Professor, School of Educational Foundation, Leadership and Policy 
Academic Interests: The relationship of wisdom and ego identity, teachers' emotionality and its impact on students' academic success, international students' social adaptability. 
Classes Taught: Adolescent Development in Social Context, Internship Cross-Cultural Education, Cross-Cultural Human Development and learnng Human Growth Development, Educational Psychology Applied to Adolescent Development
Contact information:
hbang@bgsu.edu  
419-372-4251
570 Education

Title: Associate Professor of English
Academic Interests: 
Modern and Contemporary Literatures, Post Colonial Literature and Theory, South Asian Studies, World Cinema, Film Theory
Courses Taught:
Cinema and Nation: PostcolonialTheory,Partition and the Transnational IndianCinema, Transnational Trends in Asian Cinemas,Iranian Women and Film, Post Colonial WorldCinema, Women in Islam; Women, Islam andLiterature; Muslim Women in Literature and the Media

Contact Information: khani@bgsu.edu
419-372-8143
203 East Hall


Title: Assistant Professor, Political Science

Academic Interests: Nonprofit & international development, public administration, India  
Classes Taught: Nonprofit Studies and Public Administration  
Contact information: abhati@bgsu.edu  
419-372-6378
107 Williams Hall

Title: Professor of Theater and Film
Contact Information: bclark@bgsu.edu
419-372-7174
240 Wolfe Center


Title: Associate Professor, Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

Academic Interests: Agritourism, sustainable tourism, tourism marketing,  tourism on organic farms

Classes Taught: Introduction to Tourism and Event Planning, Event & Program Planning in Travel and Tourism, Contemporary Issues in Tourism
Contact information: hchoo@bgsu.edu
419-372-7862
113 Eppler South


Title: Adjunct Instructor, Popular Culture

Academic Interests: Indonesia, heavy metal music, folklore, proverbs, history of ideas, J.R.R. Tolkien 

Classes Taught: Introduction to Folklore and Folklife, Global Popular Culture, The Fairy Tale, Folkife and Material Culture, Folklore and Folklife (graduate course)
Contact information: estherc@bgsu.edu
419-372-8204
346 Shatzel Hall

Title: Assistant Professor of Education

Academic Interests: Indigenous and immigrant education policy; Global Histories of colonial and minority education; Education in Japan; Japanese modernization.

Classes Taught: History of Education; Education in a Pluralistic Society; Navajo Society; Education and Art; International Education Policy.

Contact information: cjfrey@bgsu.edu
419-372-9549
559 Education

Title: Senior Lecturer of Japanese Language, Director of Summer Program in Japan and Peace Studies in Hiroshima.
Academic Interests: Language pedagogy, tea ceremony, Japanese culture and customs, study abroad in Japan.
Courses Taught: Japanese language (beginning through third year), Japanese Business Language and Culture, Japanese Culture and Tea Ceremony, Summer Study in Japan.

Contact Information: jakiko@bgsu.edu
419-372-7136
110 Shatzel Hall

Title: Associate Professor, Computer Science
Academic Interests: Scientific/Information Visualization, Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, High Performance Computing
Courses Taught: Operating Systems & Networks, Computer Graphics, Programming Fundamentals, Advanced Computer Graphics, Artificial Intelligence Methods, Computer Organization
Contact Information: leej@bgsu.edu
419-372-2407
223 Hayes Hall

Title: Assistant Professor of Japanese

Contact Information: oryoko@bgsu.edu
419-372-5566
119 Shatzel Hall

Title: 
Professor of Popular Culture
Academic Interests: Asian popular music, Southeast Asian society and politics, cultural globaliztion 
Courses Taught: Introduction to Popular Culture, Global Popular Music, Youth and Popular Culture, International Popular Culture, Cultural Theory and Popular Culture, Genre and Authenticity in World Popular Music Studies, Popular Music in America 

Contact Information: jeremyw@bgsu.edu
419-372-8204
346 Shatzel Hall

Title: Associate Professor of International Business
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Academic Interests: International entrepreneurship; born global firms; international performance, information technology capability; international strategies.

Courses Taught: Introduction to International Business; Online Introduction to International Business and Global Management; International Management.
Contact Information:mzhang@bgsu.edu
419-372-6819
3009 Business Administration Building Annex