UCLA International Institute
Asia Pacific Center

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Central Asia

UCLA faculty with specializations on Central Asia.

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Ethnomusicology

Karida Brown
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Applied Linguistics, Ethnomusicology, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Information Studies, School of Public Health, Art History, English, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Archaeology, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Spanish and Port

Nile Green
Department of History

Kevan Harris
Sociology

Ursula Heise
Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Economics, UCLA Law, Anthropology, Geography, Urban Planning, Ethnomusicology, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, English, Sociology, Fowler Museum at UCLA, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Sust

Domenico Ingenito
Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Nancy Levine
Anthropology

Gyanam Mahajan
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Art History, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, French and Francophone Studies, Archaeology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Ecology

Aprajit Mahajan
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Art History, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, French and Francophone Studies, Archaeology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainabilit

Helen Rees
Ethnomusicology

Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Department of History

Ronald Vroon
Slavic Languages and Literatures