Faculty

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
Carter Eckert

Carter Eckert

Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History
Korea Institute Director, 2018-19
Fall 2018 Office Hours: Tuesday 10-Noon. Email for appointment in advance to insure a slot.

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
Mark C. Elliott

Mark C. Elliott

Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History; Acting Director, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies (2018-19);
Vice Provost for International Affairs
On leave Spring 2019

 

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
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
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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Spring 2017 Office Hours: Thursday 1-3 Andover 207, Harvard Divinity School
p: (617) 384-8000