History

Peter K. Bol

Peter K. Bol

Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
On Leave Fall 2022

Peter K. Bol is the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. His research is centered on...

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2 Divinity Ave. #221
p: (617) 495-8361
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Monday 3:30-4 and by appointment onZoom
Carter Eckert

Carter Eckert

Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History

Carter J. Eckert was born in Chicago and trained in European ancient and medieval history at Lawrence College in Wisconsin, and also at Harvard. He...

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2 Divinity Ave. #226B
p: (617) 495-8811
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Tuesday 10-12 on Zoom by appointment
Mark C. Elliott

Mark C. Elliott

Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History
Vice Provost for International Affairs
On leave AY 2022-23

 

Mark Elliott has been at Harvard since 2003, having earned his B.A. and M.A. at Yale and his Ph.D. at University of California at...

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2 Divinity Ave. #134A
p: (617) 496-5343
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Friday 9-11 and by appointment. Please contact Ms Bailey Thaxton bailey_thaxton@harvard.edu in the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs.
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.
Helen Hardacre

Helen Hardacre

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society
On Leave 2022-23

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.
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David L. Howell

Department Chair
Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Professor of Japanese History

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
Sun Joo Kim

Sun Joo Kim

Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History
On Leave Spring 2023, Fall 2023

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
Prof. Kuriyama

Shigehisa Kuriyama

Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History
On leave 2022-23

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
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)
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