Ryuichi Abe

Ryuichi Abe

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions
Spring 2017 Office Hours: Wednesday 4 - 5:15 pm and by appointment



After completing an undergraduate degree in Economics at Keio University, Ryūichi Abé acquired a master’s degree from School of Advanced… Read more about Ryuichi Abe

2 Divinity Ave. #130B
p: (617) 495-4305
Helen Hardacre

Helen Hardacre

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society
Spring 2017 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… Read more about Helen Hardacre

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

David Howell

Professor of Japanese History
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Spring 2017 Office Hours: Thursday 2-4 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… Read more about David Howell

2 Divinity Ave. #233
p: (617) 495-8367
Prof. Keirstead

Thomas Keirstead

Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies
Spring 2017 Office Hours: Tuesday 1-3 and by appointment

Thomas Keirstead received his BA in East Asian Studies from Harvard and his MA and PhD in History from Stanford University. Equally interested in the… Read more about Thomas Keirstead

2 Divinity Avenue
p: (617) 496-0926
Prof. Kuriyama

Shigehisa Kuriyama

Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History
Department Chair
Fall 2016 Office Hours: Tuesday 2-3:30 and by appointment

Shigehisa Kuriyama received his A.B. degree from Harvard's Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations in 1977 and an A.M. degree in 1978.… Read more about Shigehisa Kuriyama

2 Divinity #224
p: (617) 495-2754
Masaru Mito

Masaru Mito

Drill Instructor in Japanese

Spring 2017 Office Hours: Tuesday 4-4:30, Wednesday 3:15-4:15, and Thursday 3:15-4:45

5 Bryant St. #101
p: (617) 496-8244