EAS Faculty

Prof. Wang

David Wang

Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature

David Der-wei Wang holds a joint appointment in Comparative Literature. He is Director of CCK Foundation Inter-University Center for...

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2 Divinity Ave. #130A
p: (617) 496-0925
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Wednesday 1-3 in-person or by Zoom
Leonard van der Kuijp

Leonard van der Kuijp

Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies
Chair, Committee on Inner Asia and Altaic Studies

Leonard W.J. van der Kuijp is Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies and chairs the Committee on Inner Asian and...

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Department of South Asian Studies
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
1 Bow St.
p: (617) 496-6871
Office Hours: By appointment
Michael Szonyi

Michael Szonyi

Frank Wen-Hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History

Michael Szonyi is Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. He is a social...

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2 Divinity Ave. #35
1730 Cambridge St., CGIS S136
p: (617) 495-2797
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Tuesday 1:30-3:00 or by appointment (contact Wei Li at wei_li@fas.harvard.edu)
James Robson

James Robson

James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations;
Harvard College Professor
William Fung Director of the Harvard University Asia Center; Chair, Regional Studies East Asia (RSEA), 2019-20

James Robson is Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. He has served as Director of Graduate Studies for the Regional Studies East Asia M.A...

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2 Divinity Ave. #216
p: (617) 495-8363
Office Hours: Spring 2022 Fridays at 3:00 pm on Zoom and by appointment. Email jstory@fas.harvard.edu
Wai-Yee Li

Wai-yee Li

1879 Professor of Chinese Literature
Director of Graduate Studies, 2020-21

Wai-yee Li is the 1879 Professor of Chinese Literature at...

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2 Divinity Ave. #215
p: (617) 495-1608
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Tuesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. and Thursday noon-1 p.m.
Prof. Kuriyama

Shigehisa Kuriyama

Interim Chair, 2021-22
Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History

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. After...

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2 Divinity #224
p: (617) 496-0926
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Sign up for appointments at https://calendly.com/hkuriyam/spring-office-hours?month=2022-01
Sun Joo Kim

Sun Joo Kim

Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History

Sun Joo Kim is Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History in the Department of East Asian Languages and...

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2 Divinity Ave. #218
p: (617) 495-7539
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Monday 11-12 and by appointment. Please email sjkim@fas.harvard.edu
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 11:00am-12:00pm (Zoom) or by appointment (Zoom or in-person)
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David L. Howell

Department Chair
Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Professor of Japanese History
On Leave AY 2021-22

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
Office Hours: Spring 2021: Tuesday 1:00-3:00 pm and by appointment
Helen Hardacre

Helen Hardacre

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society

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
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Tuesday and Thursday afternoons on Zoom. Email hardacre@fas.harvard.edu for an appointment time.
Janet Gyatso

Janet Gyatso

Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Harvard Divinity School

Janet Gyatso is a specialist in Buddhist studies, concentrating on Tibetan and South Asian cultural and intellectual history. She published Women...

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Andover 207, Harvard Divinity School
p: (617) 384-8000
Office Hours: Spring 2022: By appointment, email jgyatso@hds.harvard.edu
Andrew Gordon

Andrew Gordon

Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History

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
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Monday 2-5 and by appointment. Email hannahperry@fas.harvard.edu to schedule an appointment.

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