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Winter Storm Alert- Wednesday January 28, 2015

All classes are cancelled today, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. College offices are also closed. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to

The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.

‚ÄčAsian Studies

Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary minor program, offering students the opportunity to pursue special topics within the disciplines of art history, Asian studies, economics, English, history, political science, philosophy, and sociology.  The minor is administered through the Global Studies program.

The Minor

A minor in Asian studies is available.

For a listing of course descriptions and degree requirements, please see the course catalog.



The Faculty

Nazma Latif-Zaman, Ph.D. (Economics)
Margaret Manchester, Ph.D. (History)
Donna T. McCaffrey, Ph.D. (History)
Susan K. McCarthy, Ph.D. (Political Science)
James L. McGovern, Ph.D. (History)
Ann W. Norton, Ph.D. (Art & Art History), Advisor
Charlotte G. O'Kelly, Ph.D. (Sociology) 
Matthew S. Pugh, Ph.D. (Philosophy) 


Location: 1 Cunningham Square, Providence RI 02918
Phone: 401-865-1207
Fax: 401-865-1206


Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity