The East Asian Studies Center at the University of Southern California leads and supports education, research, and community research concerning East Asia.

May 20 2013

Class of 2013 Placements and Achievements

Congratulations to the following East Asian Area Studies graduates for their job placements: 

Nicholas Powers-Maher has been accepted into the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, and will be teaching English in Japan. 

Jeffrey Tamaru will be a management consultant for Allied Consulting in New York. 

Roger Tang has committed to Teach for America, a non-profit organization that places high-achieving recent college graduates and professionals to teach in low-income communities in the U.S.

Congratulations also to the following graduating Global East Asia alumni for their achievements: 

Katherine Fu (Global East Asia China 2011) was named valedictorian of the class of 2013. She graduates with a BA in Biological Sciences and Neuroscience. Read more about Katherine in her USC News feature

Janet Lee (Global East Asia China 2012) was 1 of 10 students to win the distinguished USC Provost’s Global Scholar Prize, which awards $10,000 towards graduate education. She received the award in conjunction with research presented at this year’s USC-Michigan Undergraduate Conference as a USC Korean Studies Institute (KSI) Fellow. Janet graduates with a BA in Biological Sciences and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies as well as a minor in East Asian Area Studies.