Dean Paul Wahlbeck

Paul Wahlbeck

Dean, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Director, GW Confucius Institute

Frances Taoran Sun

Frances Taoran Sun

Managing Director, GW Confucius Institute

Executive Director, CCAS Global Initiatives

Prof. Steven J. Balla

Steven J. Balla

Research Director, GW Confucius Institute

Associate Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration and International Affairs


Department Directory 

Bill Warren

Bill Warren

Member of the National Council of Arts & Sciences



Associate Dean of Institute for International Students, Nanjing University

Columbian College of Arts & Sciences 

Meina Liu

Meina Liu

Chair, Organizational Sciences and Communication Department

Steven Suranovic

Steve Suranovic

Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs

Shoko Hamano profile

Shoko Hamano

Chair, Department of East Asian Languages & Literatures; 

Professor of Japanese and International Affairs







Elliott School of International Affairs

Bruce Dickson

Bruce Dickson

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Edward McCord

Edward McCord

Associate Professor of History and International Affairs

Daqing Yang

Daqing Yang

Associate Professor of History and International Affairs

Law School







School of Business

Jiawen Yang

Jiawen Yang

Professor of International Business and International Affairs







University Honors Program

Eyal Aviv

Eyal Aviv

Assistant Professor of Honors and Religion and International Affairs








Administrative Staff







Chinese Language Instructors





Student Assistants

Kelly Alesio

Kelly Alesio

BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Secondary Major in Chinese Language and Literature 2021

Xueying Chang

Xueying CHANG

MA in New Media Photojournalism 2020

BS in Communication, Minor in Finance 2018

Ryan Chen

Zhisheng (Ryan) CHEN

BS in Finance 2022

Isabella McCallum

Isabella McCallum

BA in International Affairs and Chinese Language and Literature 2021

Ealian Li

Linyi (Ealian) LI

BBA in International Business

Louis Liu

Zhuoyi (Louis) LIU

BA in Double Major in International Affairs & Environmental Studies;
Minor Russian Language and Literature 2023

Olivia Zhai

Geng (Olivia) ZHAI

BA in International Affairs 2021

Blair Zhang

Qiaosi (Blair) ZHANG

BA in Business Administration, minor in Marketing and Economics 2021


Keying Zhang

Keying ZHANG

BA in International Business, minor in Fine Arts 2022

Winston Zhong

Jiajun (Winston) ZHONG

BA in Business Administration 2021