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Journal of East Asian Studies (JEAS)

Since its establishment, the Education and Research Corps for East Asian Studies (ERCEAS) started Work on the Creation of internationally renowned publication. Under ERCEAS leadership, an Editorial Committee was formed, comprised of East Asia specialists from the United States, Japan, China, Taiwan and Canada, and the first edition of JEAS was published in February 2001. As of January 2006, JEAS issued No. 3 of its fifth volume. In January of 2005, JEAS invited Stephan Haggard of UC-San Diego to serve as Chief Editor, with Byung-Kook Kim of Korea University, Chu Yun-han of Academia Sinica, Lu Xiaobo of Columbia University, Andrew MacIntyre of the Australian National University, and Yoshihida Soeay of Keio University acting as Deputy Editors.

An International Editorial Board of specialists including Honorary Professor Sung-Joo Han of Korea University, Shin-wha Lee of Korea University, Hyun-jin Lim of Seoul National University, Muthiah Alagappa of the East-West Center, Washington, Larry Diamond of Stanford University, T.J. Pempel of UC-Berkeley, and Gilbert Rozman of Princeton University has also Contributed to enhance the professionalism and integrity of JEAS.

JEAS is currently published by the US-based Lynne Reinner Publishers Co, and the journal expects to receive recognition as an internationally renowned academic publication when it is listed in the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) in 2007.