Contact Us

The Department of East Asian Studies is open remotely. During business hours, please email us or call 416-978-0023. Our department's office is open physically on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 am - 4 pm. 

Professor Janet Poole, Chair

Professor Yue Meng, Associate Chair, Graduate

Professor Ken Kawashima, Associate Chair, Undergraduate

Natasja VanderBerg, Office Manager and Program Administrator

Norma Escobar, Undergraduate and Graduate Assistant

Paul Chin, Business Officer


Our offices are located at 130 St. George Street, on the 14th floor of the Robarts Library building. Take the P5 elevator from the first floor of Robarts to the 14th floor. On exiting the elevator, head LEFT and follow signs to EAS.

Mailing Address

Department of East Asian Studies
University of Toronto
130 St. George Street, Room 14-080
Toronto, ON
M5S 3H1

Fax: 416-978-5711


Administrative staff are available Monday to Friday via email and phone from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For professor, instructor and lecturer availability, view our office hours page.

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