Visiting Students and Scholars

Since its founding in 1908 the School has served as a temporary home for hundreds of Visiting Scholars from throughout the world.  The tradition of welcoming scholars from abroad continues today and is reflected in the many international scholars who regard SP2 as their “research home” while in the United States.

Administrative and financial arrangements relating to Visiting Scholar appointments are highly individualized; in every case, they require a substantial level of self-financing. Typically, proposals for Visiting Scholar appointments are reviewed jointly by the Dean, the SP2 Personnel Committee, and the Director of International Programs. Visiting Scholars normally are appointed for a maximum of two academic semesters. The school has limited space available for visiting scholars and can only accommodate a limited number of scholars per term. Visiting scholars whose research aligns with the school’s interests are accepted as space permits. The visiting scholar is expected to present his or her research to the SP2 community before returning home.

For its part, SP2 provides Visiting Scholars with an auspice, an SP2 faculty sponsor, office space, computer and internet support, introductions to other scholars at Penn who share similar or related research interests, assistance in setting up an initial schedule of research appointments, and opportunities for Visiting Scholars to discuss their research at various colloquia.

Opportunities also may exist for the development of on-going collaborative research projects between Visiting Scholars and members of the School’s permanent faculty.

Visiting Students and Scholars

1995 - Present

NameTitleLocation AffiliationAcademic Year
Mi Hyan DoVisiting ScholarNamseoul University2018-2019
Yael ItzhakiVisiting Postdoctoral FellowIsrael2017 - 2018
Shlomit Weiss-DaganVisiting Postdoctoral FellowIsrael2017 - 2018
Kupeng ChengVisiting ScholarShanghai Jiao Tong University2017 - 2018
Meng-Che YuVisiting Scholar Taiwan (Republic of China)2017 - 2018
Siu-man NgVisiting ScholarUniversity of Hong Kong2017
Chao Zhang Visiting ScholarBeijing, People's Republic of China2016 - 2017
Pingjun YinVisiting ScholarNanchang, People's Republic of China2016 - 2017
Arjen de WitVisiting ScholarUniversity of AmsterdamFall 2016
Michaela NeumayrVisiting ScholarVienna University of EconomicsSpring 2016
Haya ItzhakyVisiting ScholarBar-Ilan University, Israel2015 - 2016
Ayako OikawaFulbright ScholarJapan2015 - 2016
Dr. Hannah KligerVisiting ScholarProfessor, Communication and Jewish Studies: Pennsylvania State University, Abington College2015 - 2016
Susan PhillipsVisiting ScholarCarleton University, CanadaSpring 2015
Songguo YiVisiting ScholarShenzhen University, China2014 - 2015
Yu PengVisiting ScholarBeijing Normal University, China2014 - 2015
Zhongsheng WuVisiting ScholarBeijing Normal University, China2014 - 2015
Guy JohnsonVisiting ScholarRMIT University, Australia2014 - 2015
Shijie JingVisiting ScholarEast China University of Political Science & Law, China2013 - 2014
HuiChing WuVisiting ScholarNational Taiwan University, Taiwan2013 - 2014
Ailing JiVisiting ScholarFourth Military Medical University, China2013 - 2014
Hyun ParkVisiting ScholarSouth Korea2013
So Young MinVisiting ScholarKyonggi University, South Korea2012 - 2013
Akinori TakasiVisiting ScholarTokyo, Japan2010 - 2012
Marina TselykhFulbright ScholarTaganrog, RussiaSpring 2011
Prof. Hua JuxiangVisiting ScholarProfessor, Dept. of Sociology and Social Work: Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China2009 - 2010
Dr. Shivaraya MoodithayaVisiting ScholarDirector, Justice K.S. Hedge Institute of Management; Nitte University, Nitte, IndiaFall 2009
Dr. Zhu XuhongVisiting ScholarAssociate Professor, Institute of Sociology; Zhejiang Academy of Society Sciences, Hangzhou, China2008 - 2009
Lesley HustinxVisiting ScholarLeuven, Belgium2007 - 2008
Debbie Haski-LeventhalVisiting ScholarJerusalem, Israel2007
Chulhee KangVisiting ScholarSeoul, Korea2006 - 2007
Jane Gould-ReevesVisiting ScholarKent, EnglandFall 2005
Elana YaronVisiting ScholarToronto, Canada2005 - 2006
Tayako MukaiVisiting ScholarTokyo, Japan2005 - 2006
Heajong ShinVisiting ScholarChungnam, Republic of Korea2005 - 2006
Marina TselykhRegional Scholar Exchange Program
Fulbright Scholar
Taganrog, Russia1999; 2004 - 2005
Michal Krumer-NevoVisiting ScholarOmer, Israel2004 - 2005
Anja DeclercqVisiting ScholarLeuven, BelgiumSpring 2003
Cornelia MazzuccoVisiting ScholarSalzburg, AustriaFall 2003
Olufunmilayo FolaroimiVisiting ScholarIbadan, NigeriaFall 2003
Hea-Kung OhVisiting ScholarPuchon City, South Korea2003 - 2004
Dr. Roziyamo AshurovaFulbright ScholarTajikistan, Russia2002
Byung Hyun ParkVisiting ScholarPusan, Korea2002
Dorit Roer-StrierVisiting ScholarJerusalem, Israel2002 - 2005
Tatsuru AkimotoVisiting ScholarTokyo, Japan2002 - 2003
Kai Fong ChanVisiting ScholarHong Kong, ChinaFall 2001
Bong Sun HongVisiting ScholarPusan, Korea2001 - 2002
Arie RimmermanResearch AssociateHaifa, Israel2001 - 2002
Young-Sik LimVisiting ScholarSeoul, Korea2000 - 2002
Zvi EisikovitsVisiting ProfessorHaifa, Israel2000 - 2001; 2003 - 2006
Suyun LeeVisiting ScholarSeoul, Korea2000 - 2001
Hans-Uwe OttoAdjunct ProfessorBielefeld, Germany1999 - 2002
Ku ShaoxiongVisiting ScholarJiangsu, China1999 - 2000
Batkhishig AdilibishiinVisiting ScholarMongolia1999
Ivar LodemelVisiting ScholarOslo, Norway1998 - 1999
Kwang SonVisiting ScholarSeoul, Korea1995 - 1996

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