Japan

Ryuichi Abe

Ryuichi Abe

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Spring 2018 Office Hours: Tuesday 2:00-3:30 pm

After completing an undergraduate degree in Economics at Keio University, Ryūichi Abé acquired a master’s degree from School of Advanced International...

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2 Divinity Ave. #130B
p: (617) 495-4305
David Atherton

David Atherton

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Spring 2018 Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 2:00 - 3:00 pm

David Atherton specializes in the study of Japanese literature and culture of the early modern (Edo or...

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2 Divinity Avenue, room 229
p: (617) 495-8374
Andrew Gordon

Andrew Gordon

Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History
Spring 2018 Office Hours: Wednesday 2-5 and by appointment, email agordon@fas.harvard.edu with copy to Jennie Kim (jiyounkim@fas.harvard.edu).

Andrew Gordon’s teaching and research focus primarily on modern Japan but he has also taught Japan’s premodern history and courses on comparative history...

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1730 Cambridge St., CGIS #S236
p: (617) 496-4729
Helen Hardacre

Helen Hardacre

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society
Office Hours: by appointment

Professor Helen Hardacre began the study of Japanese religions as an undergraduate at Vanderbilt University, and she earned her doctorate from the...

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CGIS South Bldg. S239
p: (617) 496-5844
David Howell

David Howell

Chair
Professor of Japanese History
Spring 2018: Office Hours: Tuesday 1:30-3:30 and by appointment

Professor David L. Howell grew up in Hilo, Hawai'i. After graduating from the University of Hawai'i at Hilo, he studied at Hokkaido University in Sapporo...

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2 Divinity Ave. #233
p: (617) 495-8367
Wesley Jacobsen

Wesley Jacobsen

Professor of the Practice of Japanese Language
Director of the Japanese Language Program
On Leave Fall 2017- Spring 2018

Professor Wesley Jacobsen was born in Tokyo and raised largely in Japan, returning to the U.S. in his later high school years. After graduating from...

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5 Bryant St. #203
p: (617) 495-2982

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