Professor

Carol Gluck

Columbia University
Area
Humanities and Arts
Specialty
History
Member Since
1991

Carol Gluck is the George Sansom Professor of History at Columbia University. She specializes in modern Japan, from the late nineteenth century to the present; international relations; and history-writing and public memory in Asia and the West. Her publications include Japan’s Modern Myths (1985); Showa: The Japan of Hirohito (1992); Asia in Western and World History (coedited with Ainslee Embree, 1997); Words in Motion (coedited with Anna Tsing, 2009); Thinking with the Past: Japan and Modern History (2014); Past Obsessions: World War Two in History and Memory (forthcoming), as well as several books in Japanese, the most recent of which is Rekishi de kangaeru [Thinking with History] (2007). She is Co-chair of the Trustees Emeriti of the Asia Society and a member of the Board of Directors of the Japan Society. A member of the American Philosophical Society, she was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1991 and serves as a member of its Council.

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