Portland-State-University 2018-2019 Bulletin

Institute for Asian Studies

Director: Suwako Watanabe

Karl Miller Center, 6th Floor


The mission of the Institute is to contribute to the internationalization objectives of PSU by: promoting research, training, teaching, curricular development, and public awareness on all parts of Asia; collaborating with other units of the University, and with other educational organizations in Oregon, to promote better understanding of Asia, past and present; sponsoring conferences, speakers training programs, and other Asia-focused activities; and working with PSU administration and faculty to develop strategies for increasing the coherence and effectiveness of the University’s Asia programs and its profile in Asia.