University Service


East Asian Search Committee for the School of Social Sciences, 1986-87.

Graduate Admissions Committee for the Department of Politics and Society, 1986-87.

University Hills Condominium Owners Association Board, 1986-87.

Committee on Educational Policy, 1987-88.

Founder and organizer, State Study Group, 1987 Present.

Founder and organizer, Southern California Contemporary China Group, 1987 Present.

Advisor, Undergraduate Mentor Program, UCI, 1988-89.

Member, Graduate Admissions Committee for the Department of Politics and Society, 1991.

Member, Target of Opportunity Search Committee for the Department of Politics and Society, 1991.

Member, Search Committee, position in Japanese politics, 1992-93.

Editorial Board, University of California Press, 1988-1993.

Graduate Director, Department of Politics and Society, 1994-1999.

Member, UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program review panel, for 1995-96, February 1995.

Education Abroad Program Selection Committee for Korea, February 1995.

Chair, Search Committee, position in Pacific Rim politics, 1995-96.

Ad Hoc Review Committee member, 1997.

Ad Hoc Review Committee chair, 1998.

Ad Hoc Review Committee member, 1999.

Member, Steering Committee, Center for Asian Studies, 1998-2006.

Member, Executive Committee, Center for the Study of Democracy, 1998-2006.

Member, Graduate Council, 1999-2001.

Member, Migration Search Committee, School of Social Science, 1999-2000.

Member, roundtable discussion on China, the Pacific Rim and the United States and related strategic issues, Eighth annual UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium, May 12, 2001.

Member, Advisory Board, University of California International and Area Studies Digital Collection, 2001--.

Member, Consultative Committee for the Joint Center for International Studies Program, Universitywide Office of Education Abroad, University of California, 2002--.

Co-chair, Modern China Seminar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University, Autumn 2002.

Member, Search Committee, position on East Asia for the School of Social Science, 2002-03.

Colloquium director, Department of Political Science, 2003-04.

Member, Divisional Senate Assembly, University of California, Irvine, 2003-2005.

Member, Committee on International Education, 2004-07.

Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, EAP/Fudan University, for University of California, 2003-

Member, Task Force on International and Area Studies, 2004-2006.

Co-Chair, Asian Studies Minor, 2004--.

Co-Director, Center for Asian Studies, 2004-2006.

Member, UC Faculty Advisory Committee on Shanghai, 2004--.

Member, EAP Faculty Advisory Committee for Shanghai, 2007.

Member, 2007- 2010 Graduate Committee (including Admissions) 2007 - 2009; Graduate Committee, (without Admissions) 2009 - 2010.

2008-Faculty Board for Undecided/Undeclared Students.

2010- UC-Wide EAP Faculty Advisory Committee for China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

Spring 2010 Discussant, Center for Study of Democracy Graduate Student Conference.

2010-11 Offsite review panel, 2011-12 University of California Presidents' Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program.

2011--2013 Member, Executive Committee, Center for the Study of Democracy.

2011-12 Co-Director, Colloquium, Dept. of Political Science.

2011 Offsite review panel, 2012-13 University of California Presidents' Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program.

Spring, Fall 2012 Acting Undergraduate Studies Director, Dept. of Political Science.

Spring 2012 Discussant, Center for Study of Democracy Graduate Student Conference.

Spring 2013 Discussant, Center for Study of Democracy Graduate Student Conference..

2012-15 Comparative Politics Coordinator, Political Science Department.

2013-15 Member, Graduate Committee, Political Science Department.

2015-2016 School of Social Sciences, School Executive Committee.

2016-17 Member, UC Presidentís Postdoctoral Fellowship Program review panel.

Spring 2016 Discussant, Center for Study of Democracy Graduate Student Conference.

2016 Chair, Search Committee, recruitment for China politics specialist.

January to March, 2018 Member, Graduate Council.