Monday, November 18, 2019
1:00–2:30 p.m.


Center for Recreation and Sports
Campbell Lounge, Room 3

International Relations: Spotlight on Asia

Co-Sponsored by Willumstad School of Business and the International Studies Program

Asia has quickly become a hot spot of geopolitics, economic uncertainty, and social upheaval. Changes taking place there have global ramifications that impact US relations with Asian countries. The panelists will address political, economic, social, cultural, bilateral, multilateral, environmental issues…to name a few!


Rakesh C. Gupta
Associate Professor
Decision Sciences and Marketing


  • Professor Jonathan Cristol: “Missile Tests, Trade Wars, and Love Letters: The New Dynamics in East Asia” 
  • Professor Hanna Kim: “After the Earthquake: Crafting Identities and Connecting to the World from Northwestern India”   
  • Professor Katie Laatikainen: “The Eagle and the Dragon: Are We Headed Toward A 21st Century Cold War?” 
  • Professor Dong Wook Lee: “Partisan Politics and Redistributive Policies in South Korea”  
  • Dean Rajib Sanyal: “Yoga, Vegetarianism, and Bollywood: Using Soft Power to Win Friends and Influence Nations” 
  • Dean Vincent Wang: “Hong Kong: An Update” 
This event is part of International Education Week.

For further information, please contact:

Vardha Kharbanda
e –
p – 516.877.4990