Graduated University of Michigan A.B 1968 and University of Washington (Seattle) Ph.D. History 1979. Taught at University of Southern California from 1980 to 1995 Department of History. Moved to Indiana University East Asian Languages and Cultures Department in 1995. Retired 2015 as Professor Emeritus. Research focus on the history of modern Korea with an emphasis on nationalism and nationalist ideology. Later work on Cultural History of the early period of Korean mass culture during the period of Colonial Rule. Books: Cultural Nationalism in Colonial Korea (UW Press, 1987), Colonial Modernity in Korea (1910-111945) Harvard East Asia Council Publications (1999), Korea's Twentieth Century Odyssey: a Short History, (University of Hawaii Press, 2007). and Peace Corps Volunteers and the zking of Korean Studies in the United States with Seung-kyung Kim (University of Washington Press, 2020).
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
8:30am – 10:00am EDT