Past Recipients of the Japan Residencies

2020 (due to the COVID-19 outbreak, 2020 residencies will take place in 2021)

Erik Loomis, University of Rhode Island / Hirosaki University: 20th century U.S. labor history with a focus on the American West, environmentalism, globalization, and the Pacific World

Farina King, Northeastern State University / Meiji Gakuin University: Native American history, comparative Indigenous/colonial studies, and the history of education; race, ethnicity, gender

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Koji Ito, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Eriko Oga, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

2019

Renee Romano, Oberlin College / Tohoku University: cultural history of the twentieth century

Elliott Young, Lewis & Clark College / Seijo University: immigration and social/cultural history of the United States, including trans-Pacific migration

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Maki Kodama, Rice University

Minami Nishioka, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Masayoshi Yamada, University of California, Los Angeles

2018

Katherine Benton-Cohen, Georgetown University / Chuo University: transnational and transborder movements of people, ideas, institutions, and material culture in the twentieth century (these themes include immigration, race, gender, and such borderlands as the American West)

Bethel Saler, Haverford College / Fukuoka University: social, cultural, and political history from the Revolution to the Civil War, with a focus on race and ethnic relations, state formation, colonialism, and empire

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Keiko Fukunishi, University of Hawai’i

Minami Nishioka, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Masayoshi Yamada, University of California, Los Angeles

2017

Jana K. Lipman, Tulane University / Osaka University: American nationalism and race/ethnic relations, immigration and social/cultural history of the United States in the 20th century

Lisa McGirr, Harvard University / Rikkyo University: social, cultural, and political history from the late nineteenth to the twentieth centuries

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Ryosuke Kondo, Harvard University

Mishio Yamanaka, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2016

Neil Foley, Southern Methodist University / Tokyo University of Foreign Studies: changing constructions of race, citizenship, and transnational identity in the Borderlands, Mexico and the American West; Mexican immigration; and comparative civil rights politics of African Americans and Mexican Americans

Madeline Y. Hsu, University of Texas at Austin / Ritsumeikan University: transnationalism, transpacific history, U.S.-East Asian relations

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Hirobumi Endo, Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Keita Okuhiro, University at Albany, State University of New York

Yukako Otori, Harvard University

2015

Kevin C. Murphy, University of the Sciences / Kobe University, U.S. Cultural and Social History, U.S.-Japan Relations

Greg Robinson, Université du Québec À Montréal / Waseda University, Asian American History, U.S. Political History, transnational studies

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Satomi Minowa, University of Delaware

Atsuko Shigesawa Oikawa, American University

Yushi Yamazaki, University of Southern California

2014

Grace Elizabeth Hale, University of Virginia / Tokyo Metropolitan University, US cultural history

Amy Sueyoshi, San Francisco State University / University of the Ryukyus, Asian American history and history of sexuality

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Ayako F. Hiramatsu, Johns Hopkins University

Masaki Komori, Temple University

Shuichi Wanibuchi, Harvard University

2013

Bryant Simon, Temple University / Saitama University (urban and suburban history)

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Ohio State University / Konan University (U.S. women’s history)

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Masako Hattori, Columbia University

Koji Ito, University of Washington

Masaya Sato, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

2012

Scott Laderman, University of Minnesota, Duluth / Ehime University (U.S. foreign relations in the Cold War era)

Danielle L. McGuire, Wayne State University / Yamaguchi University (the history of race and ethnicity)

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Hidetaka Hirota, Boston College

Ai Hisano, University of Delaware

Hiroaki Matsusaka, University of Michigan

Mina Muraoka, Brandeis University

Go Oyagi, University of Southern California

2011

Deborah Dash Moore, University of Michigan / University of Kitakyushu (American Jewish history)

Catherine Ceniza Choy, University of California, Berkeley / Hitotsubashi University (history of race and gender)

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Daisuke Kawahara, University of Rochester

Tasuku Todayama, The George Washington University

Nobuyuki Nakamura, University of Southern California

Yuki Oda, Columbia University

2010

Mark Dyreson, Pennsylvania State University / Musashi University (American sports history)

Ariela J.Gross, University of Southern California / Kyoto University (history of race and racial ideologies in the United States)

Japanese students studying in the United States selected to receive funding to attend the OAH Annual Meeting:

Hidetaka Hirota, Boston College

Ai Hisano, University of Delawaare

Yo Kotaki, University of Tennessee

Yuki Oda, Columbia University

Go Oyagi, University of Southern California

2009

Glenn T. Eskew, Georgia State University / Keio University (southern history and culture)

Anna Pegler-Gordon, Michigan State University / Nagoya City University (U.S. ethnic and immigration history)

2008

Elaine H. Kim, University of California, Berkeley / Waseda University (Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies)

Gary Y. Okihiro, Columbia University / University of the Ryukyus (Japanese American History, Asian Studies, and Ethnic Studies)

2007

Kathryn Kish Sklar, State University of New York, Binghamton / Tokyo Woman's Christian University (U.S. women’s history)

Thomas J. Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania / Nanzan University (modern American history with an emphasis on race, ethnicity, and labor)

2006

Donald L. Fixico, Arizona State University / Rikkyo University (American Indian history)

Leo P. Ribuffo, The George Washington University / Sophia University (20th-century U.S. history)

Paul R. Spickard, University of California, Santa Barbara / Kansai University (Japanese American history)

2005

Kim E. Nielsen, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay / Japan Women's University, Tokyo (gender history)

T. Christopher Jespersen, North Georgia College & State University / Kyoritsu University, Tokyo (diplomatic and cultural history)

2004

Thomas L. Haskell, Rice University / International Christian University, Tokyo (religious history until the Great Awakening)

Robert J. McMahon, University of Florida / Kyushu University, Fukuoka (diplomatic history after World War II)

G. Kurt Piehler, The University of Tennessee / Kobe University (modern and contemporary American imperialism)

2003

John M. Findlay, University of Washington / Hiroshima University (history of the American West)

Theresa Kaminski, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point / Chiba University (20th-century women's history)

Michael Schudson, University of California-San Diego / Doshisha University, Kyoto (news media history)

2002

Davison M. Douglas, William & Mary School of Law / Tohoku University, Sendai (contemporary history)

David Farber, University of New Mexico / Keio University, Mita Campus, Tokyo (20th century political history and social movements)

Beth Bailey, University of New Mexico / Saitama University, Saitama City (19th and 20th century cultural history, popular culture, and gender)

2001

Judith Stein, The City University of New York / Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo (African American history)

James Barrett, University of Illinois / Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Osaka (immigration, race, and ethnicity)

Katherine G. Aiken, University of Idaho / Rikkyo University, Tokyo (women, environmental, popular culture)

2000

Mary Logan Rothschild, Arizona State University / Japan Women's University, Tokyo (women's history)

Mary L. Dudziak, University of Southern California School of Law / Hokkaido University (political and intellectual history)

Michael A. Bernstein, University of California, San Diego / Sophia University, Tokyo (intellectual and economic history)

1999

Casey Blake, Washington University-St. Louis / Tsuda College, Tokyo (intellectual and cultural history)

Valerie Matsumoto, University of California, Los Angeles / University of Tokyo, Komaba Campus, Tokyo (women's history)

Robert Brent Toplin, University of North Carolina, Wilmington / Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya (film history)

1998

Hamilton Cravens, Iowa State University / Tohoku University, Sendai (intellectual history)

Eileen Boris, University of Virginia / Tokyo Woman's Christian University (women's and labor history)

Robert Goldberg, University of Utah / Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto (history of conservatism)

1997

Lynn Dumenil, Occidental College / International Christian University, Tokyo (American studies and social history)

John W. Chambers, Rutgers University / University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, Faculty of Law (20th century and peace and war studies)

Joan Jacobs Brumberg, Cornell University / Doshisha University, Kyoto (women's history)