American Association for Chinese Studies 

About the AACS

The American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS), founded in 1959, is the only academic society in America devoted exclusively to the general area of Chinese studies. The purpose of the Association is to:

1) Encourage the study of subjects related to China, especially in American educational institutions;

2) Advance such study and teaching through the exchange of information and scholarship across disciplinary lines;

3) Promote understanding and communication between Western and Eastern scholars involved in Chinese studies.


The AACS Board of Directors


June Teufel Dreyer  



Vice President 

Tun-Jen Cheng







Dean Chen

January 1, 2021 

December 31, 2023 

T.J. Cheng

June Teufel Dreyer

Joel Fetzer

 John Hsieh 

 James Hsiung

 Chien-Chung Huang

 Elizabeth Larus

Abraham Hong Jen Lin

 Sirau Shirley Lin

 Ed McCord

 T.Y. Wang

 Dennis Weng

 Ya-Chen Chen

 January 1, 2020

 December 31, 2022

 Linda Chiang

 Walter Y.L. Kiang

 Pei-te Lien

 Tse-min Lin

 Phylis Lan Lin

 Hans Stockton

 Robert Sutter

 Nancy Chunjuan Wei

Yenna Wu

 Yao-Yuan Yeh

Peter C.Y. Chow

January 1, 2022 

December 31, 2024 

Jacques deLisle

Huei-Ying Kuo

Fang-yu Li

 Wei-Chin Lee 

 Tse Kang Leng

  Fang Long Shih

 Austin Horong-En Wang

Vincent Wang

  Yu-Shan Wu

Executive Director
Professor Peter Chow

Address: AACS R4/116
The City College,
Convent Avenue. & 138th Street
New York, NY 10031

Tel:(212) 650-8268

(212) 650-6206

Fax:(212) 650-8287