Center for Asian Studies is proud to have two advisory councils: Faculty Advisory Council and International Advisory Council. The council members are either renown scholars in Asian studies or successful business leaders. They provide input and perspective on the Center’s programs and strategies; serve on a Committee or Task Force and help the Center to become a valuable academic resource for the university, regional and international community. 

FACULTY ADVISORY COUNCIL       

  • Roger Malina: Professor of Arts & Technology, School of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication
  • Jiyoung Park: Assistant Professor of School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • Poras Balsara: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Ravi Prakash: Professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Collegium V Honors College
  • Mike Peng: Professor of Organizations, Strategy and International Management, O. P. Jindal Distinguished Chair, Jindal School of Management
  • Hubert Zydorek: Senior Lecturer I, Organizations, Strategy and International Management, Director of BS Global Business Program and MS IMS Program, Jindal School of Management
  • Tae Hoon Kim: Department Head, Associate Professor, Biological Science in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Robert Stern: Professor of School of Natural Science & Mathematics, Geosciences
  • Jacqueline Chao: Senior Curator of Asian Art, Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

  • Almas Muscatwalla: Founding Member and Executive Director, Faith Forward Dallas
  • Bali Deepak: Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India
  • Bing Xie Senior: Vice President of Texas Instruments
  • Charlie Chen: Chairman/CEO of DFW Technology, Inc.
  • Chazmon Gates: Legal Counsel, Texas Instruments Inc.
  • Da Hsuan Feng: former VP of The University of Texas at Dallas. Chair of the International Advisory Council
  • David Gu: CEO, Meridian Office System, Inc.
  • Guohua Yan: Vice President of Beijing Foreign Studies University
  • Huiyao Wang: Founder of Center for China Globalization Think-Tank 
  • Jane Li: Director of Operations at Siemens Logistics LLC
  • Jonathan Stalling: Harold J. & Ruth Newman Chair of US-China Issues, University of Oklahoma 
  • Jordan Cowman: Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Kevin Caffrey: McNair Program Director at The University of North Texas
  • Kidder Smith: Bowdoin University, retired
  • Lih J. Chen: Chancellor of University System of Taiwan
  • Michael Szonyi: Frank Wen-Hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History and Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University
  • Paul Pass: Executive Director, Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Pauline Chen: CFO of DFW Technology, Inc.
  • Peter Mathieson: Principal [President] of Edinburgh University
  • Steve Chen: President, C&S Trading
  • Stefanie Schniedler: Civic Leader