Introduce Yourself to Your Colleagues

We would like to hear from you! Please answer the following questions and email your “Member Spotlight” profile along with a photo of yourself to AAS Social Media Manager, Maura Cunningham, at 

We feature “Member Spotlight” articles on the AAS website and AAS social media platforms. Please let us know: 

  • Your name, affiliation (if applicable), and current position
  • Your discipline and country (or countries) of interest
  • How long have you been a member of AAS?
  • Why did you join AAS and why would you recommend AAS to your colleagues?
  • How did you first become involved in the field of Asian Studies?
  • What do you enjoy most or what were your most rewarding experiences involving your work in Asian Studies?
  • Tell us about your current or past research. (Please limit to 250 words).
  • What advice or recommendation do you have for students interested in a career in Asian Studies?
  • Outside of Asian Studies, tell us some interesting facts about yourself (your interests, hobbies, skills, etc).
  • Please be as descriptive as possible with your answers!