Contact Information, Books for Review, Permissions


Editorial Staff

Associate Editors

  • China: Deborah Davis, Yale University; Hilde De Weerdt, Leiden University
  • Inner Asia: Brian Baumann, University of California, Berkley
  • Japan: Jordan Sand, Georgetown University
  • Korea: Albert L. Park, Claremont McKenna College
  • South Asia: Samira Sheikh, Vanderbilt University; Anjali R Arondekar, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Southeast Asia: Justin McDaniel, University of Pennsylvania

Books for Review and Book Review Editors

  • Asia Comparative/Transnational: Heather Hindman, University of Texas at Austin
  • China, Pre-1900: Paola Zamperini, Northwestern University
  • China, 1900-Present: Aminda Smith, Michigan State University
  • Inner Asia: Rian Thum, Loyola University New Orleans
  • Japan: Mark Ravina, Emory University
  • Korea: Kyung Moon Hwang, USC
  • South Asia: Arjun Guneratne, Macalester College
  • Southeast Asia: Anne Hanson and Michael Cullinane, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Books for review should be sent directly to the relevant JAS book review editor (based on regional categorization). View the list of current Book Review Editors and list of countries under each category at Do not send books to the JAS Editorial Office or to the AAS Secretariat. Direct correspondence regarding books and book reviews to or by phone: (949) 824-6521.

The Journal of Asian Studies does not accept unsolicited book reviews. If you are interested in reviewing books selected by a Book Review Editor, please complete our reviewer survey.

Advising Editors

  • Ian Johnson, Independent Scholar and Angilee Shah, Independent Scholar

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Click on the cover image to view the Table of Contents for the May 2018 issue (Vol 77:2).