Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of China Institute
Degrees: Ph.D. (American University), 1992; Master of Arts (Penn State), 1985; Bachelor of Arts (Beijing Normal University), 1982
Year appointed: 1989
Dr. Yi's main expertise is on Asian, Chinese and Korean policies, but he is also well versed in U.S. foreign policy. He has been an Associate Professor of History and Political Science at Marietta College since 1989 and is the director of Marietta College's China Institute.
He has published more than 200 articles and commentary in magazines, newspapers and journals over his career. Dr. Yi is a guest foreign policy columnist for newspapers around the state of Ohio, including Zanesville Times Recorder, Lancaster Eagle-Gazette and The Marietta Times.
He is also a regular commentator on Radio Free Asia and the Voice of America, and a guest on a number of news programs in East Asia.