Colonade at the entrance to Encina Hall, Stanford University.

Shorenstein APARC Programs

About our core programs

The Center encompasses six thriving, regional and thematic programs that advance our research agenda and support our mission. Reflecting Stanford’s and APARC’s culture of interdisciplinary studies, our programs promote both academic and policy-relevant scholarship, support teaching, and strengthen collaboration with Asian counterparts.

Asia Health Policy Program Director Karen Eggleston in discussion with conference participants..

Asia Health Policy Program

The Asia Health Policy Program, led by Karen Eggleston, promotes comparative understanding of health and health policy in the Asia-Pacific through research, scholarly collaborations, publications, and events.
China Program Director Jean Oi in conversation with two panelists.

China Program

The China Program, led by Jean Oi, facilitates multidisciplinary, social science-oriented and policy-relevant research on contemporary China, leveraging its presence at the Stanford Center at Peking University.
Three panelists, two males and a female, speaking at a Japan Program conference.

Japan Program

The Japan Program advances contemporary Japan-focused, social science-oriented, policy-relevant research, engages in scholarly collaborations and teaching, and hosts conferences and public colloquia.

APARC Director and Korea Program Director Gi-Wook Shin with panelists at the 2016 Koret Workshop, speaking to participants.

Korea Program

The Korea Program, directed by Gi-Wook Shin, conducts multidisciplinary, social science-oriented research on policy-relevant Korea topics and supports teaching and outreach on Korean issues through courses, fellowships, seminars, and conferences.
Southeast Asia Program Director Donald Emmerson standing in a conference room next to APARC visiting fellows Sebastian Dettman and Sophoe Lemiere.

Southeast Asia Program

The Southeast Asia Program, led by Donald Emmerson, stimulates research and publications on contemporary Southeast Asian issues, and convenes scholars and professionals to produce fresh policy perspectives on regional events and trends.
A cohort of visiting scholars with the Global Affiliates Program posing to the camera at the entrance to Encina Hall, Stanford

Global Affiliates Program

The Global Affiliates Program strengthens U.S.-Asia collaboration and helps Asian organizations advance entrepreneurial thinking and a global perspective. Each year the Program hosts affiliate representatives as visiting scholars.

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