Research/Areas of Interest: History of Japan

Education

  • PhD, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, United States, 1989
  • MA, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, United States, 1980
  • BA, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, United States, 1978

Biography

I teach courses on Japanese history with a primary research interest in labor, class and gender in the Tokugawa period (1603-1868). I also work on the global history of Buddhism and premodern western contacts with it.