Let's make a difference... together!

ASIANetwork is eager to be in touch about your ideas to improve education about Asia and create new partnerships. Our organization is composed of committed educators and scholars of Asia. We know that now, more than ever, we can make a difference in improving mutual understanding and preparing young people to thrive in a global society.

Contact our Executive Director by email here, and learn more about our leadership below.

Head Office and Executive Board Members

Dan Choffnes
Executive Director
Carthage College

Teodora Amoloza
Finance Officer
Illinois Wesleyan University

Craig Rice
Technology Officer
St. Olaf College

Jeff Felardo
Board Chair
Eckerd College

Dennis Frost
Board Vice Chair
Kalamazoo College

Sophia Geng
Board Past Chair
Saint Vincent College

Development Team

Lisa Trivedi
Professor of History
Hamilton College

Jack Harris
Professor of Sociology
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Board of Directors

Keisha Brown
Tennessee State University

Steven Day
Benedictine University

Laura Elder
Unaffiliated Scholar

Qin Fang
McDaniel College

Jeff Felardo
Eckerd College

Dennis Frost
Kalamazoo College

Susan Furukawa
Beloit College

Anne Harley
Scripps College

K. Christine Pae
Denison University

Council of Advisors

Victoria Lyon Bestor 
Associate in Research
Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
Harvard University

Timothy Cheek 
Institute of Asian Research
University of British Columbia

Lucien Ellington 
Editor Emeritus, Education about Asia
UC Foundation Professor of Education
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Terry Lautz
Former Vice President of the Luce Foundation
Visiting Professor, Maxwell School
Syracuse University

Ian Jared Miller
Professor, Department of History
Affiliate Professor, Department of History of Science
Harvard University

Lisa Purdy
President and CEO
Council for International Programs USA

Sumathi Ramaswamy
Professor of History
Duke University

Glenn Shive
Executive Director (retired)
Hong Kong-America Center

Kristin Stapleton
Professor and Chair
History Department
The University at Buffalo, SUNY

Anna Sun
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Duke University

Sophia Yan
Senior Foreign Correspondent
The Daily Telegraph