UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide



UCLA Faculty with research and teaching interests on Asia, listed by regional specialization:



R. Bin Wong, Distinguished Professor, History; Director of the Asia Institute

Administrative Staff

Elizabeth Leicester, Executive Director, Asia Institute

Aaron Miller, Assistant Director, Asia Institute


Professor of Anthropology Akhil Gupta has won the Coomaraswamy Book Prize for 2014, marking yet another honor for the distinguished faculty of the UCLA Center for India and South Asia.

David Hirsch of the Young Research Library was voted UCLA Librarian of the Year 2013 by his peers. A librarian, linguist and scholar, his work supports scholars throughout the International Institute.