The Asian American Studies Program office and student lounge will be closed for fall. During this time, faculty and staff will be most accessible via email and virtual appointment.
Please email us at if you have any questions.

A special message to UW-Madison students from the Director of the Asian American Studies Program


“I hope you are taking every creative means to stay connected, support each other and build community. I just want you to know that I miss you guys so much.”

– Cindy I-Fen Cheng



Meet our new Faculty Associate & AASP Undergraduate Advisor

Dr. Lisa Ho


Curious about the courses she is teaching or her secret puppy obsession? Watch her intro video here.

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