Past Recipients of the Japan Residencies

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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)