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

Sep 16 2013

2013-2014 FLAS Fellows

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellows. FLAS fellowships are provided by EASC’s U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for undergraduate and graduate study of Mandarin Chinese, Japanese or Korean and East Asian area studies. The purpose of the program is to enrich the nation’s pool of area and international specialists. >Learn More
Carolyn Choi, PhD student in Sociology
Language: Korean
Carolyn hopes to work in academia on an interdisciplinary level to make lasting contributions to Korean studies, sociology, ethnography, and gender studies.
Shannon Haugh, MPD student in Public Diplomacy
Language: Japanese
Shannon plans to work to promote bilateral US-Japan relations, possibly through an international organization in Japan in the fields of communication, public diplomacy, or intercultural relations.
Jacob Roberts, BA student in Economics/East Asian Languages & Cultures (EALC)
Language: Chinese
Jacob hopes to work in the United States Foreign Service and use his advanced Chinese language skills, East Asian area studies knowledge, and economics background towards a diplomatic career.
Tatumn Walter, BA student in International Relations/EALC
Language: Chinese
Tatumn aims to work in a mixture of trade, consulting, and public policy in international agencies that focus on China and Latin America.