Weatherhead East Asian Institute

WEAI
New York City, NY, United States

WEAI is the center for Asia-Pacific activities at Columbia University. With programs spanning China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Tibet, Korea, and the countries of Southeast Asia, its mission is to train new generations of Asian experts in the humanities, social sciences, and in professional careers as well as enhance the understanding of East Asia in the wider community. Through its research projects, conferences, and seminars, WEAI creates an international forum to address critical issues facing the Asia-Pacific region today. The goal of the institute now is to prepare for the challenges facing Asia in the 21st century.

Contact details

Website:
weai.columbia.edu

Address:
420 West 118th Street 9th Floor, New York, NY 10027

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1949
Age (years)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
74 
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Lien-Hang Nguyen
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Eugenia Lean
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 14
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 16
2017
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 92
% Female staff
2023
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 1%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 94%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 17
United States average
 60
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2023)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 4,400
United States average
 67,686
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 4,271
Likes (2021)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 4,600
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 7,427
United States average
 49,991
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 7,247
Followers (2021)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 6,859
Subscribers (2023)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 2,310
United States average
 19,544
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 1,820
Subscribers (2021)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 1,260
Followers (2023)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 261
United States average
 18,654
Global average
 12,044
Followers (2022)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 218
Followers (2019)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 65

Data notes

Last updated: 22/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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