Japan Experts at Columbia

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Hugh Patrick

B.A., Yale, 1951; M.A., University of Michigan, 1955; M.A., 1957; Ph.D., 1960; MA (Hon.), Yale, 1968. Professor Patrick is recognized as a leading specialist on the Japanese economy and on Pacific Basin economic relations. His major fields of published research on Japan, which include 15 books and some 60 articles and essays, are macroeconomic performance and policy, banking and financial markets, government-business relations, and Japan-United States economic relations. More.

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Gerald Curtis

Ph.D., Columbia, 1968. Specialist on politics in Japan and U.S.-East Asian relations, with particular research interests in parties, interest groups, and state-society relations. Served as director of the East Asian Institute for a total of 12 years between 1974 and 1990. More.

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Carol Gluck

George Sansom Professor of History, Professor Gluck specializes in modern Japan, from the late 19th century to the present, with writings on intellectual history, international relations, postwar Japanese history, historiography and public memory in Japan and the West. More.

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David Weinstein

Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics, University of Michigan; B.A., Yale University. David Weinstein is the Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy in the Department of Economics at Columbia, the Associate Director of Research at the Center for Japanese Economy and Business, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. More.

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D. Max Moerman

Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures. He is Co-Chair of the Columbia University Seminar in Buddhist Studies and an Associate Director of the Columbia Center for Buddhism and Asian Religions. He holds an A.B. from Columbia College and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. His research interests are in the visual and material culture of Japanese religions. More.