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Prof Aaron Moore

Handa Chair of Japanese-Chinese Relations

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Education/Academic qualification

2000Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Princeton University
The Peril of Self-Discipline: Japanese, American, and Chinese Nationalist Servicemen Record the Rise and Fall of the Japanese Empire
1999Master of Arts, University of Michigan
1995Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College

Area of Expertise

Research expertiseEast Asian modern history, Social History, WWII, Life writing, History of Childhood and Youth, Japanese history, Chinese history, Transnational history, Science fiction, Comparative literature, Sino-Japanese relations


Aaron William Moore is a comparative and transnational historian working with documents in Japanese, Chinese, and Russian. He predominantly teaches the modern history of East Asia. His work includes studies of war diaries, the history of childhood and youth, and speculative science writing and science fiction.

Research activities & awards

  1. Miki Dezaki

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting of external visitor (non-academic)

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