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The Advising Center exists to cultivate a welcoming and equitable advising experience that strives to honor the diverse identities of our students. The advising team provides honest, accurate, individual guidance to enhance students’ personal, academic, and professional journeys. In addition, we support collaborative efforts with campus partners to showcase holistic ways to navigate the degree. Through these services, we seek to empower students to become individuals who actively engage in their community.


The Department of Economics, History and East Asian Studies Advising Center is open for advising during these hours:

  • Appointments: Tuesdays-Fridays 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-3:30
  • Drop-ins: Mondays 1:00-4:00, Tuesdays-Fridays 9:00-11:45 and 1:00-4:00
  • We are located in 2216 Social Sciences and Humanities Building. 


Schedule your appointment with a staff advisor today! Be sure to select "Economics, History and East Asian Studies." 


Our goal is to help you achieve your academic and personal goals. Research has proven that interacting with academic advisers early in your university career can enhance your college success. Comprehensive advising is provided by the Letters & Sciences Dean’s Office and our Advising Center. 

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Staff advisors are available to assist you with various student services related to the major, including academic planning, petition review, course selection, career pathway development, and special study progress. You may email the East Asian Studies staff advisors or call them at (530) 752-9241. Peer advisors also are available to assist you with general course planning and questions about the major.

The staff advisors who are here to assist you are (from left to right):

Undergraduate Programs Coordinator Anya Gibson

Undergraduate Advisor Leanna Friedrich 

Undergraduate Advisor Christina Halliwell

Undergraduate Advisor Cindy Mercado

Undergraduate Advisor Joann Pyon 

Location and Contact

East Asian Studies Program

1277 Social Sciences and Humanities Building

Davis, CA 95616 
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(530) 752-3046 phone
(530) 752-5655 fax

East Asian Studies Advising Center

2216 Social Sciences and Humanities Building
Davis, CA 95616 

(530) 752-9241 phone

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