Faculty

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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
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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Thomas P. Kelly

Assistant Professor in East Asian Languages and Civilizations
On Leave AY 2021-22

Thomas Kelly is a scholar of late imperial Chinese literature. His research attends to the interplay between the literary imagination and Chinese...

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2 Divinity Ave, Room 230
EALC, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fall 2020: By appointment
Hi-Sun Kim

Hi-Sun Kim

Senior Preceptor in Korean
Director of the Korean Language Program
In the Fall of 2015, Hi-Sun Kim joined the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations as the Director of the Korean Language Program. Prior to coming... Read more about Hi-Sun Kim
5 Bryant St. #208
p: (617) 495-5928
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: Fall 2021: Monday 11-12 and by appointment. Please email sjkim@fas.harvard.edu
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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: Fall 2021: Monday 1-3, Chair's Office, room 224