GW Faculty Panel Discussions on Academic & Research Experiences on China

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 & Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

On September 23rd and September 24th, 2014 the George Washington University Confucius Institute and the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences co-hosted the first of their two-day GW Faculty Panel Discussions on Academic & Research Experiences on China. Professor Xiaofei Kang, Research Director of the GW Confucius Institute, gave opening remarks and moderated the panels. At the end of the panel discussion, the floor was opened to the audience for questions and discussion with the panelists.


Panel A

Elanah Uretsky, Assistant Professor of  Global Health and Anthropology: "Public Health in China Through the Eyes of an Anthropologist"


James Mahshie, Professor and Chair of Speech and Hearing Science: "Speech and Hearing Science in China: Beginnings"


Bruce Dickson, Director of Sigur Center for Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science & International Affairs: "Surveying Public Opinion in China"


Steven Suranovic, Associate Professor of Economics: "Unfair Trade with China"


Panel A Question & Answer Period


Panel B  

Kym Rice, Assistant Professor & Director - Museum Studies , "Museum Studies in China"


Eyal Aviv, Assistant Professor - Religion; University Honors Program , "The Changing Landscape of Buddhism in China"


Meina Liu, Associate Professor - Organization Sciences & Communication, "A Cross-Cultural Examination of Emotion and Mental Models in Negotiation"


Panel B Question & Answer Period