Dr. Nicole Constable

Dr. James Cook
Associate Director


Dr. Katherine Carlitz
Assistant Director, Academic Affairs

Graduate certificate and MA in East Asian Studies advisor
China Studies Coordinator
Adjunct Professor, Department of East Asian Languages & Literatures


Michele Ferrier Heryford
Director, Confucius Institute


Dr. Brenda G. Jordan
Director, National Coordinating Site for the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA)
Japan Studies Coordinator

Adjunct Associate Professor, History of Arts & Architecture


Dr. Gemma Marolda
Acting Associate Director
Faculty, Department of Political Science, EU Center of Excellence


Jennifer Murawski
Assistant Director of Educational Outreach

Undergraduate Advisor


Dr. Diana M. Wood

Enrichment & Outreach Coordinator, National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA)


Rachel Jacobson
Administrative Assistant


Patrick Hughes
Assistant to the Director - National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA)


Student Employees

Yuan Zhang
Graduate Grant Writing Intern
PhD Student, Administrative and Policy Studies, School of Education


Christina Unger
Graduate Programs Intern
MPIA Student, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs


Qianrong Hu
Graduate China Programs Intern
Master of Accounting Student, Joseph Katz Graduate School of Business


Matthew Kizior
Student Assistant - National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
BA Student, Religious Studies, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences


Jesse Cheng
Undergraduate Intern
BS Student, Biological Sciences, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences


Huyen Do
Undergraduate Work Study
BS Student, Accounting, College of Business Administration


Haixia Wang
GSA - Project Coordinator, Confucius Institute

PhD student, Language Education


Xiaoxia Xu

GSA, Confucius Institute

PhD Student, Language Education


Updated April 1, 2014

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Asian Studies Center
University of Pittsburgh
4400 Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: (412) 648-7370
Fax: (412) 624-4665