Ph.D., Princeton University, 2006
M.A., University of Washington, 1999
B.A., Haverford College, 1993

Research Interests and potential topics for students

Research interests: Modern Japanese history, modern East Asian history, energy history, environmental history, and modern social policy history.
Potential topics for students: East Asian (esp. Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) history, contemporary East Asian politics and society, environmental history, and issues of socioeconomic development (historical or contemporary).