Staff of Asian Studies Program

Dr. Shiping Hua

Dr. Shiping Hua, originally from China, is the Calvin and Helen Lang Distinguished Chair in Asian Studies and Director of the Asian Studies Program at the University of Louisville.

He has authored and edit/co-edited 9 books in English,including Chinese Utopianism: A Comparative Study of Reformist Thought in Japan and Russia1898-1997 published by Stanford University Press in 2009 and Scientism and Humanism: Two Cultures in Post-Mao China1978-1989 published by the State University of New York Press in 1995.

He is the general editor of three book series: Comparative Asian Politics published by Routledge, Asia in the New Millennium with University Press of Kentucky annually in English and Contemporary World’s Classics: Political Science Series published annually with Renmin University Press in Chinese.

He is currently Council Member of the Association of Asian Studies. Dr. Hua is a guest professor with China’s Shanghai Jiaotong University, Jilin University, and Nankai University.

Office: Guy Stevenson Hall, Room 402.
Phone: (502) 852-3305

Kira J. Hazelwood

Program Assistant Sr.

Office: Guy Stevenson Hall, Room 423
(502) 852-0274

Wei-Bin Zeng

Community Outreach Coordinator

Office: Natural Sciences Building, Room 216

Phone: 502.852.5837



Alexander L. Grant

Student Outreach Coordinator

Office: Guy Stevenson Hall, Room 423