Erin Aeran Chung - East Asia Program

When: Friday, February 8, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Where: 341 Eggers Hall


Erin Aeran Chung is the Charles D. Miller Associate Professor of East Asian Politics in the Department of Political Science, the director of the East Asian Studies Program, and the co-director of the Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship (RIC) Program at the Johns Hopkins University.

She has been a Mansfield Foundation U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Program Scholar (2012–2014), an SSRC Abe Fellow at the University of Tokyo and Korea University, an advanced research fellow at Harvard University's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, and a Japan Foundation fellow at Saitama University. In 2012–2013, she served on the Executive Committee of the newly established Migration and Citizenship section of the American Political Science Association.

She specializes in East Asian political economy, international migration, civil society, and comparative racial politics. Her first book, Immigration and Citizenship in Japan, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2010 and translated into Japanese and published by Akashi Shoten in 2012. She is currently completing her second book, Immigrant Incorporation in East Asian Democracies, under contract at Cambridge University Press. At Hopkins, Professor Chung teaches undergraduate courses on Japanese, Korean, East Asian, and Asian American politics and graduate courses on civil society, political economy of development, democratization, and racial politics.

Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs; and East Asia Program

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