Anas Alsayed Suliman

Anas Alsayed Suliman

Instructor of Arabic

Office: Gaines 118B
Phone: 994-6459
Email: anas.alsayedsuliman@montana.edu 

Research Interests: Arabic grammar and Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL)

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Prasanta Bandyopadhyay

Prasanta Bandyopadhyay

Professor of Philosophy

Office: Wilson 2-148
Phone: (406) 994-5212
Email: psb@montana.edu

Research Interests: Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Indian Philosophy

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Maggie Greene

Maggie Greene

Assistant Professor of History 

Office: Wilson 2-162
Phone: (406) 994-5203
Email: margaret.greene1@montana.edu

Research Interests: Modern Chinese History; Modern Japanese History; Modern Chinese Literature and Cultural Studies; Pre-modern Chinese History

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Holly Grether

Holly Grether

Assistant Teaching Professor of Religious Studies

Office: Linfield 401
Phone: (406) 994-5578
Email: hgrether@montana.edu

Research Interests: Buddhism, Hinduism, Ritual

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Yuka Hara

Yuka Hara

Assistant Teaching Professor of Japanese, Curriculum Coordinator of Japanese Language Instruction

Office: Gaines 118
Phone: (406) 994-5136
Email: yhara@montana.edu

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Hua Li

Hua Li

Associate Professor of Chinese, Coordinator of Chinese Section

Office: Gaines 118A
Phone: (406) 994-6449
Email: huali@montana.edu

Research Interests: Contemporary Chinese Literature; Su Tong and Yu Hua's coming-of-age stories; contemporary Chinese army-writer fictions

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James Meyer

James Meyer

Associate Professor of History

Office: Wilson 2-102
Phone: (406) 994-6798
Email: james.meyer7@montana.edu

Research Interests: Islamic world history, the Balkans, Turkey & the Middle East, and post-Soviet space

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Peter Tillack

Peter Tillack

Associate Professor of Japan Studies, Director of Asian Studies, Coordinator of Japanese Section

Office: Gaines 118D
Phone: (406) 994-6441
Email: tillack@montana.edu

Research Interests: Modern & contemporary Japanese literature; literary/filmic representations of social space during Japan's "economic miracle"

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Brett Walker

Brett Walker

Regents Professor of History

Office: Wilson 2-160
Phone: (406) 994-5201
Email: brett.laurence.walker@gmail.com 
Research Interests: Environmental History, Japanese History, History of Science and Medicine

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Philip Williams

Philip Williams

Teaching Professor of Chinese and Japan Studies

Office: Gaines 118
Phone: (406) 994-5136
Email: philip.williams@montana.edu

Research Interests: Chinese and Japanese literature and culture; Monsoon Asian civilization; Chinese language and migration studies

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Tomomi Yamaguchi

Tomomi Yamaguchi

Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology

Office: Wilson 2-120
Phone: (406) 994-7288
Email: tyamaguchi@montana.edu

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies courses taught: ANTY 337: Sex, Gender and Sexuality in Japan, ANTY441: Social Movements in Japan, ANTY343: Popular Culture – Japan

Research interests: Professor Yamaguchi is a cultural anthropologist specializing in the cultural construction of gender and sexuality; feminism, nationalism and social movements; and popular culture in post-war Japan. She is working on a book about a Japanese feminist group and its attempt to represent the history of Japanese feminism from the 1970s to 1990s. Other interests include examining anti-feminist backlash, as well as nationalism and xenophobia in contemporary Japan. She also has a project on the “atomic age” – related to nuclear weapons and energy in Japan and elsewhere.