Faculty

Ryuichi Abe

Ryuichi Abe

Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Spring 2018 Office Hours: Tuesday 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
Nara Dillon

Nara Dillon

Lecturer on East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Lecturer on Government
Spring 2018 Office Hours: Thursday 2-4

Nara Dillon’s research interests include globalization and the politics of welfare, charity, and inequality in China....

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2 Divinity Ave. #230
p: (617) 495-8366
Carter Eckert

Carter Eckert

Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History
Spring 2018 Office Hours: Tuesday 10-Noon
Korea Institute Director, 2018-19

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
Andrew Gordon

Andrew Gordon

Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History
Spring 2018 Office Hours: Wednesday 2-5 and by appointment, email agordon@fas.harvard.edu with copy to 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