Asian Pacific Studies

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Asian-Pacific Studies updates regarding COVID-19

Thank you for visiting the Asian-Pacific Studies Program’s webpage. Due to the COVID-19 situation, the program office is currently closed. All of our classes have adopted alternative modes of instruction, which began on March 23, 2020, and we will serve our students and others remotely. Although we encounter many uncertainties now, our faculty and staff are committed to delivering the mission of our University and to supporting our students. Please take a moment to read the following information and updates:

The Asian-Pacific Studies Office:

Since March 17, 2020, all of our faculty and staff have been working remotely and the program office is closed until further notice. During the office’s closure, phone calls are not the best way to contact us. Yet, if you need to call, our office number is (310) 243-3327. The program’s administrative support coordinator, Ms. Kamela Cooper, will work remotely and you can reach her at

Contact Information:

E-mail is the most effective way to contact us. If students have questions about their classes, they should contact their professors directly. Our program’s administrative support coordinator’s e-mail is provided above.


We will provide advising remotely. Please contact one of the advisors below, if you need advising:
Dr. Jung-Sun Park (
Dr. Mary T. Lacanlale (

Asian-Pacific Studies faculty and staff are here to support our students and to help them navigate these challenging times successfully. Thank you.

Jung-Sun Park
Program Coordinator