Japan

Ryuichi Abe

Ryuichi Abe

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Fall 2018 Office Hours: Wednesday 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
Acting Director, Harvard Yenching Institute (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019)
Fall 2018 Office Hours: Monday 3-5 and by appointment by contacting 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
David Howell

David Howell

Department Chair
Professor of Japanese History
Fall 2018: Office Hours: Tuesday 1:00-2:50 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., Department Chair's Office, room 224, enter through room 222.
p: (617) 495-8367
Wesley Jacobsen

Wesley Jacobsen

Professor of the Practice of Japanese Language
Director of the Japanese Language Program

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
Office Hours: MWF 11am-12pm
Yuko Kageyama-Hunt

Yuko Kageyama-Hunt

Senior Preceptor in Japanese

Yuko Kageyama-Hunt has been teaching in the Japanese Language Program (JLP) since 2001, first as a preceptor, then since 2013 as senior preceptor. She has...

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5 Bryant St., #206
p: (617) 495-8425
Office Hours: 10-10:20am and 2:30-2:50pm MWF (Northwest B105); Thu 3-4pm (5 Bryant #206)
Ikue Shingu

Ikue Shingu

Preceptor in Japanese
5 Bryant St. #201
p: (617) 495-0881
Office Hours: MWTh 11:30-11:50am (@Northwest B107); Thu 2-3pm (@5 Bryant #201)