Field of study: Japan

James Robson

James Robson

Chair
EALC: James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Research Interests:  History of Medieval Chinese Buddhism and Daoism; issues of sacred geography, local religious history, talismans,...

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2 Divinity Avenue, Room 216


p: (617) 495-8363
Office Hours: Fall 2019: By appointment; please email.
Ryuichi Abe

Ryuichi Abe

EALC: Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions

Research Interests:  Buddhism and Japanese history, literature and culture.

2 Divinity Avenue, Room 130B
p: (617) 495-4305

Latifa Al Saud

Columbia University, M.A. Political Science, 2019. Pepperdine University, B.A. International Studies, Political Studies, 2016.

Japan: International relations, Japanese foreign and security policy, Japan-Middle East relations, Japanese politics, East Asia-Middle East relations.

Mary C. Brinton

Mary C. Brinton

Dept of Sociology: Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology
Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Research interests: gender stratification, labor market organization, education, economic sociology, and Japanese society.

William James Hall, Room 580
p: (617) 495-5821
Edwin Cranston

Edwin Cranston

EALC: Professor of Japanese Literature

Research Interests: Japanese literature and poetry. China Biographical Database Project

2 Divinity Ave. #232
p: (617) 495-8362
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Christina Davis

Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute
Professor of Government
Research interests and teaching bridge international relations and comparative politics, with a focus on trade policy. Interests include the politics and... Read more about Christina Davis
1737 Cambridge Street, CGIS Knafel Building 216
p: 617 495-4446
Shigehisa Kuriyama

Shigehisa Kuriyama

EALC: Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History

Research Interests:  comparative cultural history; history of medicine and science.
 

2 Divinity Avenue, Room 134B
p: (617) 495-2754
Tomiko Yoda

Tomiko Yoda

EALC: Takashima Professor of Japanese Humanities

Research Interests:  Japanese literature; intellectual history; gender and feminist studies.

2 Divinity Avenue, Room 217


p: (617) 495-4816
Alexander Zahlten

Alexander Zahlten

RSEA Director of Graduate Studies
EALC: Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Research Interests: Film and media in Japan; media ecologies in East Asia.

1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS S-132
and 2 Divinity Ave, 211
p: (617) 496-1391
Office Hours: Fall 2019: Tuesday 9-10 am at CGIS S132. Email for appointment.