About NCTAPrint

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia, funded by the Freeman Foundation,  was launched in October 1998. A nationwide program, NCTA is a collaboration of the East Asian Studies programs of seven national institutions -- Columbia University, Five College Center for East Asian Studies at Smith College, Indiana University, the University of Colorado, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Southern California, and the University of Washington.

Since its inception NCTA has established introductory seminars for teachers in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


NCTA National Coordinating Sites & Their Directors

Roberta H. Martin
Asia for Educators, Columbia University
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
420 West 118th Street, MC: 3333
New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212) 854-1723
Fax: (212) 749-1497
Email: rhm1@columbia.edu

Anne Prescott
Five College Center for East Asian Studies at Smith College
Florence Gilman Pavilion
69 Paradise Road
Northampton, MA 01063
Tel: (413) 585-3751
Fax: (413) 585-3748
Email: aprescott@fivecolleges.edu

Hye Seung (Theresa) Kang
East Asian Studies Center, Indiana University

Memorial Hall West 207
1021 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005
Tel: (812) 855-0685
Fax: (812) 855-7762
Email: kang43@indiana.edu

Lynn Parisi
Program for Teaching East Asia, University of Colorado at Boulder

UCB 595
Boulder, CO 80309-0595
Tel: (303) 735-5121
Fax: (303) 735-5126
Email: lynn.parisi@colorado.edu

Brenda G. Jordan
Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

4400 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Tel: (412) 648-7763
Fax: (412) 624-4665
Email: jordanb@pitt.edu

Clayton Dube
U.S.-China Institute, University of Southern California

3535 S. Figueroa Street
FIG 202
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1262
Tel: (213) 821-4382
Fax: (213) 821-2382
Email: cdube@usc.edu

Mary Hammond Bernson
East Asia Resource Center, University of Washington

Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195-3650
Tel: (206) 543-1921
Fax: (206) 685-0668
Email: earc@u.washington.edu

NCTA also partners with the following institutions across the United States. Please consult state pages for information on each site.

Florida International University
University of Kansas
Furman University University of Kentucky
Princeton UniversityUniversity of Mississippi
Rice UniversityUniversity of North Carolina at Wilmington
Stanford UniversityUniversity of North Texas
Trinity UniversityUniversity of Oklahoma
University of Arkansas, Little RockUniversity of Tennessee at Chattanooga
University of Georgia