APSI People: Visiting Scholars

APSI welcomes a select number of scholars from the Asian/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.

Visiting Scholars Currently in Residence at APSI:

Jinhua Chen, University of British Columbia, Canada
Research Interests:
The development and types of Buddhist relic veneration in East Asia and the political, diplomatic, economic, and commercial roles played by relic veneration

Yuhua Cheng, Zhejiang Normal University, China
Research Interests:
The anti-footbinding movement in late Qing and Republican China

Elise DeVIdo, Independent Scholar
Research Interests:
Buddhist women in Republican China; Engaged Buddhism in Vietnam, 1920-1975

Jianling Guo, Zhejiang Normal University, China
Research Interests:
Contemporary Chinese literature in the English-speaking world since the 1980s

Masamichi Ida, Meiji University, Japan
Research Interests:
Political science, specifically elections and voting behavior, and economics

Xioahong Li, Tongji University, China
Research Interests:
Internationalization of higher education

Seonghyeon Park, Kwangwoon University, Korea
Research Interests:
Differences in acquisition of Korean language by heritage and non-heritage learners.

Lijun Wang, Beijing Technology and Business University, China
Research Interests:
Private equity and venture capital in China; American universities' finance curriculum and teaching methods

Jun Yan, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China
Research Interests:
Fiscal policy and public financial behaviors of the Chinese government for promoting high-tech industry

Xianling Zhang, Renmin University, China
Research Interests:
Population and family household projection, population aging, and fertility policy analysis

Xiujie Zhu, Hohai University, China
Research Interests:
International comparative study on population aging and family birth policy in the context of low fertility

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