Think tank

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:
http://www.columbia.edu/weai

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

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
China | Japan | Korea | Inner Asia | Southeast Asia | East Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1949
Age (years)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 73
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Eugenia Lean
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Eugenia Lean
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Eugenia Lean
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 16
United States average
 38
Global average
 89
2017
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 92
% Female staff
2021
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 94%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Social

Likes (2021)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 4,600
United States average
 84,487
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 4,005
Likes (2017)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 3,821
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 7,247
United States average
 49,129
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 6,859
Followers (2019)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 6,307
Subscribers (2022)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 1,820
United States average
 16,691
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 1,260
Subscribers (2019)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 468
Followers (2019)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 65
United States average
 8,395
Global average
 6,399

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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