Tim Oakes awarded NSF grant

May 22, 2013

Tim Oakes was awarded a $230,272 grant from the National Science Foundation for the project "Re-ordering public space, governing urban citizens: evaluating the effects of urban spatial transformation" in SW China. Oakes is collaborating with Professor Wu Xiaoping of Guizhou Minzu University on the project, which studies the redevelopment of...

Tim Oakes appointed Director of Center for Asian Studies

May 7, 2012

Tim Oakes will serve a four-year appointment as Director of the Center for Asian Studies beginning July, 2012. CAS was founded in 1998, and brings together faculty, students, and community members to encourage and support scholarship about Asia across disciplinary and regional boundaries. The Center oversees the Asian Studies curriculum,...

Tim Oakes quoted in Washington Post

June 29, 2010

Tim Oakes was quoted in today's Washington Post in an article about China's western development campaign. See more at The Washington Post >

Tim Oakes awarded Chinese research exchange fellowship

April 1, 2010

Tim Oakes has been awarded a "Seasonal Bird" research exchange fellowship for 180,000 yuan from the Guizhou Province Ministry of Education. Tim will use the money to develop collaborative research projects with faculty and graduate students at Guizhou Nationalities University in Guiyang, where he serves as an adjunct professor. Projects...