Faculty

Ryuichi Abe

Ryuichi Abe

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions

After completing an undergraduate degree in Economics at Keio University,...

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2 Divinity Ave. #130B
p: (617) 495-4305
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Fridays 3-4:30 pm by Zoom appointment only, until further notice.
David Atherton

David Atherton

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

David C. Atherton specializes in the study of Japanese literature and culture of the early modern period (also known as the Edo or Tokugawa period,...

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2 Divinity Avenue, room 229
p: (617) 495-8374
Office Hours: Spring 2022: In person on Thursday 3:00-4:00 pm and on Zoom, Friday 2:00-3:00 pm
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.
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
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.