Jacob Eyferth

Field Specialties

Social and cultural history of twentieth-century China, in particular rural China; history of work, technology, gender, and everyday life

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Harry Harootunian


Harry Harootunian has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students at the University of Chicago.


Field Specialties

Early modern and modern intellectual and cultural history of Japan; comparative formation of modern society, historical thought, literature and history and Marxism
 

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James E. Ketelaar

On Research Leave, Spring 2019

 

Field Specialties

Religious, philosophical, and intellectual history of Japan

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Tetsuo Najita


Tetsuo Najita has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Eighteenth-century Tokugawa thought; intellectual history of modern Japanese politics

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Kenneth Pomeranz

Field Specialties

Reciprocal influences of state, society, and economy in late Imperial and twentieth-century China; the origins of a world economy as the outcome of mutual influences among various regions; environmental history in China; comparative studies of labor, family organization, and economic change in Europe and East Asia; expansion of China to its present frontiers

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