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

Gary DeCoker
Executive Director
Ohio Wesleyan University

Teodora Amoloza
Finance Officer
Illinois Wesleyan University

Craig Rice
Technology Officer
St. Olaf College

Gordon Gray
Board Chair
Berea College

Sophia Geng
Board Vice Chair
College of St. Benedict / St. John’s University

Dan Choffnes
Immediate Past Board Chair
Carthage College

Development Team

Lisa Trivedi
Professor of History
Hamilton College

Jack Harris
Professor of Sociology
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Board of Directors

Gordon Gray
Berea College

Vincent Gaddis
Benedictine University

Karen Kingsbury
Chatham University

James Godde
Monmouth College

Hiroaki Kawamura
University of Findlay

Sophia Geng
College of St. Benedict / St. John’s University

Laura Elder
St. Mary’s College

Jeff Felardo
Eckerd College

Susan Furukawa
Beloit College

Council of Advisors

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

Timothy Cheek 
Professor
Institute of Asian Research
University of British Columbia

Lucien Ellington 
Editor, 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

Sumathi Ramaswamy
Professor of History
Duke University

Glenn Shive
Executive Director
Hong Kong-America Center

Kristin Stapleton
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
History Department
The University at Buffalo, SUNY