I advise student research in modern Japanese history. In supervising theses and doctoral dissertations, I look forward to working with students who adopt fresh approaches or look at neglected actors, themes, topics, or connections.

Advised projects include:

Ph.D. Advisees

  • JIANG Keyi. Ph.D. student, 2018-2022. “Overcoming Modernity in Japan and China”

M.Phil. Advisees

  • LEUNG Ming Tak, Ernest. M.Phil., 2019. “The Role of State Socialism in Early Developmentalist East Asia: Nishihara Kamezō’s ‘Strategy for Economic State-Building’ and Beyond”
  • TOMSOVIC, Philip Devon. M.Phil., 2017. “The Emergence of Men’s Magazines in 1960s Japan”

Ph.D. Dissertations (Reader)

  • ZHU Jiageng. Ph.D. student, 2018-2022. Topic TBD.
  • SKUTLIN, John Michael. Ph.D., 2017. “Japan, Ink(ed): Tattooing as Decorative Body Modification in Japan”
  • WONG, Yee Lam Elim. Ph.D., 2017. “Inheritance and Transformation of the Cantonese Migrants in Yokohama Chinatown from the 1860s to the Present: A Case Study on Shantenki and the Xie Family”