Professor, Director of Center for East Asian Studies
Education: Ph.D., 2000, University of California, Los Angeles
Interests: Modern Chinese history; Contemporary Chinese economy, society, and politics; Imperial China; Chinese culture and religion; Gender and family; Agrarian studieS; Comparative studies of development and globalization
Professor, Centennial Commission in the Liberal Arts Fellow #2
Education: Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Interests: Astrobiology | Japanese religion & society | ritual | medical anthropology | science, technology, and culture | entrepreneurship in Japan
Education: Ph.D., Columbia University
Interests: Interest group behavior in Japan; Japanese postal politics and reform; consumerism in advanced industrial democracies; comparative political institutions.