Faculty Experts

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Asia
 

Mark Blum

Mark Blum
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: East Asian Studies


Expert in the following: Buddhism; religion
Campus phone: (518) 442-4183
Campus email: mblum@albany.edu


Angie Chung

Angie Chung
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: Sociology


Expert in the following: Immigration; second generation Asians in the U.S.; race and ethnicity; community and urban sociology; gender and family 
Campus phone: (518) 442-4677
Campus email: aychung@albany.edu



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Anthony DeBlasi

Anthony DeBlasi
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Department: East Asian Studies
Department: Chair
Department: East Asian Studies


Expert in the following: China, Chinese culture, Chinese history, Confucianism
Campus phone: (518) 442-5316
Campus email: adeblasi@albany.edu


Susanna Fessler

Susanna Fessler
College of Arts and Sciences
Professor
Department: East Asian Studies


Expert in the following: Japanese literature and culture of the modern era
Campus phone: (518) 442-4119
Campus email: sfessler@albany.edu


Akiko Hosler

Akiko Hosler
School of Public Health
Assistant Professor
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics


Expert in the following: Diabetes; obesity; smoking; nutrition; Japan
Campus phone: (518) 402-1561
Campus email: ahosler@albany.edu


Steven Leibo

Steven Leibo
College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer
Department: History


Expert in the following: Modern China and globalization; U.S. China relations; Asian-Western relations; Vietnam; Southeast Asia; international politics; modern world history.
Campus phone: (518) 244-2330
Campus email: sleibo@albany.edu


Steven Messner

Steven Messner
College of Arts and Sciences
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department: Sociology


Expert in the following: Homicide; violent crime; crime in China.
Campus phone: (518) 442-4674
Campus email: smessner@albany.edu


Malcolm Russell-Einhorn

Malcolm Russell-Einhorn
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Research Professor
Department: Director
Department: Center for International Development


Expert in the following: U.S. and Comparative Administrative Law and Administrative Justice; Legal and Regulatory Reform in Developing Countries; Law and Economic Development; Legislative/Parliamentary Strengthening in Developing Countries; Civic Engagement/Public Participation in Policymaking; Anti-Corruption Strategies; Foreign Assistance and Aid Effectiveness
Campus phone: (518) 443-5124
Campus email: mrussell-einhorn@albany.edu


Jogindar Uppal

Jogindar Uppal
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Economics
Department: Africana Studies


Expert in the following: Economic and social problems facing India, Pakistan, and Indonesia; urban economics; African economic development
Campus phone: (518) 442-4748
Campus email: juppal@albany.edu


Theodore Wright Jr.

Theodore Wright Jr.
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Professor Emeritus
Department: Political Science


Expert in the following: Politics; policies; foreign policies of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh; minorities, especially Muslims in India; attitudes towards events in the Middle East; Islam as a religion; comparative ethnicity; Dutch in colonial Albany, N.Y.
Campus phone: (518) 442-5255
Campus email: twright@albany.edu