Asian Studies

Students pursuing Hiram’s Asian studies minor are intrigued by world cultures, societies, and the way national and ethnic identities form.  They are interested by the ways Asian political, historical, and cultural developments shed light on local interests and the world’s citizens.

Students in Asian Studies might also pursue:

  • International Studies
  • History
  • Classical & Medieval Studies

Undergraduate Minor

About the Program

Program Summary

The Asian Studies program examines the ways Asian political, historical, and cultural developments help to articulate their local interests and our interrelated global citizenry.

Asian Studies contributes to developing a fuller and more accurate account of world cultures, societies, and religious traditions, as well as national and ethnic identity formation. 

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Career Paths

  • National Security Agent
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • International Marketing Specialist
  • Financial Advisor
  • International Public Health Worker 
Joslyn Marion

JOSLYN MARION ’25 | Integrative Exercise Science Major


“All of the resources that Hiram offers for academic success, as well as the professors that are always willing to help you with classwork, are what have helped me as a student.”

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Ways to Get involved

The Office of Student Life offers several support functions, services, and opportunities for students of diverse backgrounds and to those interested in engaging in the backgrounds of others.

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Faculty

Merose Hwang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History, Program Coordinator for Asian Studies Minor and the Peace Corps Prep Program, Advisor for the Eclectic Scholars Honors Program

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