Soo Chun Lu

  • Soo Chun LuAssociate Professor

    Social Studies Education Coordinator

    • Office: 304U Humanities and Social Sciences Building
    • Phone: 724-357-2287
    • Email:

    Online Office Hours

    • TR: 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
    • W:  1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
    • Email to set up Zoom meeting


    • PhD, Ohio University (1997)

    Academic Interests

    • US Foreign Relations
    • Recent US History
    • Southeast Asian History


    Soo Chun Lu teaches courses in US foreign relations, recent US history, and works with Social Studies education majors. She is developing a course in modern Southeast Asia.

    Her current research examines the intersection of Cold War geopolitics, decolonization, and issues of identity politics that emerged in multicultural societies in Southeast Asia.

    Spring 2020 Courses

    • EDUC 441 - Student Teaching
    • HIST 205 - US History Since 1865
    • HIST 498 - Topics in Global History