Alumni Profiles

Graduates of Asian Studies programs thrive in the professional world. Our degree programs prepare graduates to work in a variety of sectors including corporate, non-profit, government, education, technology, journalism, translation, publishing, and curating. About half of our alums go on to purse graduate study at prestigious universities including UC Berkeley. This web page will showcase some of our graduates as they reflect, in their own words, on their careers.

Jenny Leung, M.A., Class of 2010

Program and Exhibition Manager at the Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco


Krystal Liu, B.A., Class of 2013

Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services Associate, Ernst & Young

Manuel Manriquez

Manuel Manriquez

Manuel Manriquez, B.A., Class of 2009

Director of Government Affairs at the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association in Washington

Miho Tajima

Miho Tajima

Miho Tajima, B.A., Class of 2009

Ph.D. candidate in Japanese Literature at Josai International University, Japan