C.V.

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EDUCATION

2012+++++++++++ PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
+++++++++++++++ Department of History
2005+++++++++++ MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
+++++++++++++++ Department of History
2002+++++++++++ BA., Wesleyan University
+++++++++++++++ Department of History

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2015 – present+++ Assistant Professor
+++++++++++++++ Department of History, Dartmouth College
2012 – 2015+++++ Visiting Assistant Professor
+++++++++++++++ Department of History, Dartmouth College
2011 – 2012+++++ Research Fellow
+++++++++++++++ Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College
2009 – 2010+++++ Visiting Researcher
+++++++++++++++ School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

PUBLICATIONS
Book Manuscript in Preparation

Cold War Democracy: The United States and Japan, 1945 – 1963

Articles (Peer Reviewed)

2014+++++++++++ “Fractured Alliance: Anti-Base Protests and Postwar U.S.-Japanese Relations.” Diplomatic History 38:5 (November 2014): 953 +++++++++++++++ – 986 [doi: 10.1093/dh/dht122].
2011+++++++++++ “The Struggle to Rearm Japan: Negotiating the Cold War State in U.S.-Japanese Relations,” Journal of Contemporary History +++++++++++++++ 46:1 (January 2011): 82 – 108.

Book Chapters (Peer Reviewed)

2015+++++++++++ “Narrating Democracy: The Potsdam Declaration and Japanese Rearmament, 1945 – 1950” in Hal Brands and Jeremi Suri eds., +++++++++++++++ The Power of the Past. (Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2015)

Articles Under Preparation

2017+++++++++++ “Adam Smith’s Arthritis: Japan and Fears of American Decline,” invited contribution for edited volume Reagan’s World: +++++++++++++++ The Cold War and Beyond.
2017+++++++++++“Donald Trump and Japan,” invited contribution for a special issue of the Journal of American-East Asian Relations.
2017+++++++++++“U.S.-Japanese Relations from Perry to the Present” in The Oxford Reference Encyclopedia in American History.

Books

2010+++++++++++ Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories: Our Veterans Remember. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2010 [with Sarah
+++++++++++++++ Larsen].
2008+++++++++++ Wisconsin Korean War Stories: Wisconsin Veterans Tell Their Stories from the Forgotten War. Madison: Wisconsin Historical +++++++++++++++ Society Press, 2008 [with Sarah Larsen].

Book Reviews

2017+++++++++++ Review of Dayna L. Barnes, Architect of Occupation: American Experts and the Planning for Postwar Japan. Forthcoming +++++++++++++++ as part of H-Diplo roundtable.
2015+++++++++++ Review of Sidney Pash, The Currents of War: A New History of U.S.-Japanese Relations, 1899 – 1945. Journal of American-East +++++++++++++++ Asian Relations 22:4 (2015): 369 – 372.
2007+++++++++++ Review of Masamichi S. Inoue, Okinawa and the U.S. Military: Identity Making in the Age of Globalization.  H-U.S.-Japan
+++++++++++++++ (http://www.h-net.org/~usjp/.
2006+++++++++++ Review of David Reynolds, From World War to Cold War: Churchill, Roosevelt, and the International History of the 1940s+++++++++++++++ Institute for Historical Research, Reviews in History, http://www.history.ac.ik /reviews.

HONORS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2017+++++++++++ Provost’s Seed Fund Grant for on-campus workshop: “Foreign Encounters and the Remaking of American Democracy,” +++++++++++++++ Dartmouth College
2015+++++++++++ Walter and Constance Burke Research Award for Junior Faculty, Dartmouth College
2013+++++++++++ William Appleman Williams Junior Faculty Research Grant, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
2011 – 2012+++++ Research Grant, Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College
2009 – 2010+++++ Fulbright IIE Doctoral Research Fellowship, Japan
2009 – 2010+++++ Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Grant [Declined]
2009 – 2010+++++ Japan Foundation Doctoral Fellowship [Declined]
2009+++++++++++ Samuel Flagg Bemis Grant, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
2008 – 2009+++++ Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) for Japanese University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008+++++++++++ William Appleman Williams History Department Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008+++++++++++ Bernath Dissertation Grant, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
2008+++++++++++ Truman Library Research Grant, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library
2008+++++++++++ Eisenhower Library Research Grant, Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library
2008+++++++++++ Vilas Travel Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School
2008+++++++++++ History Department Travel Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, History Department
2007+++++++++++ Summer FLAS Fellowship for Japanese, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2006 – 2007+++++ FLAS Fellowship for Japanese, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2006+++++++++++ Summer FLAS Fellowship for Japanese, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2005+++++++++++ History Department Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2003 – 2004+++++ University Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2002+++++++++++ Phi Beta Kappa, Wesleyan University

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS
Invited Talks

2017+++++++++++ “Adam Smith’s Arthritis: Japan and the Fear of American Decline,” Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of the 1980s, +++++++++++++++ Clements Center for National Security, (January 2017), University of Texas-Austin.
2015+++++++++++ “The U.S.-Japanese Alliance and New Histories of the Cold War,” The National Institute of Defense Studies (July 2015), Tokyo, +++++++++++++++ Japan.
2015+++++++++++ “The San Francisco Peace Treaty and the Remaking of Postwar Asia,” The National Institute of Defense Studies (July 2015), +++++++++++++++ Tokyo, Japan.
2015+++++++++++ “The National Police Reserve, Democracy, and Military Power in the Early Cold War,” The National Institute of Defense +++++++++++++++ Studies (July 2015), Tokyo, Japan.
2014+++++++++++ “Securing Democracy: the Creation of Japan’s Postwar Military,” PGSS Seminar on Global Society and Security (March 2014), +++++++++++++++ Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
2013+++++++++++ “America’s Role in the Making of Japan’s Economic Miracle,” Weatherhead Center on U.S.-Japan Relations (October 2013), +++++++++++++++ Harvard University, Cambridge, MA [with Yusaku Horiuchi and Michael Beckley].
2013+++++++++++ “From Architects of Empire to Protectors of Peace: U.S. Power, Japanese Democracy, and the Transformation of the Japanese +++++++++++++++ Military,” The Uses of History in Foreign Policy (May 2013), Duke University, Durham, NC,

Workshops Organized

2017+++++++++++ “Foreign Encounters and the Remaking of American Democracy” (August 2017), Dartmouth College.

Panels Organized

2017+++++++++++ “Uncle Sam in Japan: the U.S Military and Postwar Japanese Society,” Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations +++++++++++++++ Annual Meeting (June 2017), Arlington, VA.
2016+++++++++++ “Rethinking the U.S. Occupation of Japan,” Waging Peace: Studying the Challenges of Postwar Peace, University of Southern +++++++++++++++ Mississippi Dale Center for the Study of War and Society (September 2016), New Orleans, LA.
2015+++++++++++ “Conservative Democratization and the Cold War,” Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting +++++++++++++++ (June 2015), Crystal City, VA.
2012+++++++++++ “Rethinking the Cold War in Japan,” Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting (June 2012), +++++++++++++++ University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

Papers Presented

2017+++++++++++ “Militarizing Citizenship: U.S. Military Training in Postwar Japan,” Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations +++++++++++++++ Annual Meeting (June 2017), Arlington, VA.
2017+++++++++++ “Democracy and the Military: the United States and Beyond,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting (April +++++++++++++++ 2017), New Orleans, LA.
2017+++++++++++ “Localizing Democracy: The Sunagawa Anti-Base Protests,” Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting (March 2017), +++++++++++++++ Toronto, Canada.
2016 +++++++++++“Democracy as a State of Mind: U.S.-Japanese Relations from Postwar to Cold War,” Waging Peace: Studying the Challenges of +++++++++++++++ Postwar Peace (September 2016), New Orleans, LA.
2016+++++++++++ “Democracy as a State of Mind: U.S.-Japanese Relations from Postwar to Cold War,” Society for Historians of American +++++++++++++++ Foreign Relations Annual Meeting (June 2016), San Diego, CA.
2016+++++++++++ “Military Power and Cold War Democracy: The United States, Japan, and the Creation of the National Police Reserve in the +++++++++++++++ Early 1950s,” Society for Military History Annual Meeting (April 2016), Ottawa, Canada.
2015+++++++++++ “Military Bases and Democratic Visions in U.S.-Japanese Relations,” U.S. Bases and the Construction of Hegemony (October +++++++++++++++ 2015), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
2015+++++++++++ “Democratizing the Military or Militarizing Democracy? Rebuilding the Postwar Japanese Military.” Society for Historians of +++++++++++++++ American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting (June 2015), Crystal City, VA.
2013+++++++++++ “Nuclear Fears, Everyday Life: The Lucky Dragon Incident and Japanese Anti-Nuclear Activism,” Pacific Coast Branch of the
+++++++++++++++ American Historical Association Annual Meeting (August 2013), Denver, CO.
2013+++++++++++ “Globalizing the Local: the Sunagawa Anti-Base Protests, 1955 – 1957,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting
+++++++++++++++ (April 2013), San Francisco, CA.
2012+++++++++++ “The San Francisco Peace Treaty: Transforming U.S.-Japanese Relations from Postwar to Cold War,” Society for Historians of +++++++++++++++ American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting (June 2012), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
2011+++++++++++ “The Struggle to Rearm Japan: Japanese Membership in the Mutual Security Program, 1951 – 1954,” International Relations/ +++++++++++++++ Foreign Policy Faculty Working Group (November 2011), Dartmouth College.
2011+++++++++++ “The San Francisco Peace Treaty: Defining the Cold War in Asia,” Nanzan University American Studies Summer Seminar
+++++++++++++++ (July 2011), Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan.
2011+++++++++++ “Conflict at Sunagawa: Public Protest, Alliance Relations and the Mediation of U.S. Power in Japan,” Society for Historians of +++++++++++++++ American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting (June 2011), Falls Church, VA.
2010+++++++++++ “The Struggle to Rearm Japan: Negotiating the Cold War State in 1950s U.S.-Japanese Relations,” Triangle Center for +++++++++++++++ International Security Studies New Faces Conference (October 2010), Duke University, Durham, NC.
2008+++++++++++ “A ‘Strange’ but Cordial Land”? U.S. Military Bases, Social Change, and the U.S.-Japan Alliance in the 1950s,” Crisis and +++++++++++++++ Continuity in Globalized Political History (February 2008), University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
2007+++++++++++ “‘We are not in Japan as Conquerors’: American Military Bases, Japanese Sovereignty, and the American-Japanese Alliance in +++++++++++++++ the 1950s,” Rights and Sovereignties in Global History (March 2007), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
2006+++++++++++ “‘We are not in Japan as Conquerors’: American Military Bases, Japanese Sovereignty, and the American-Japanese Alliance in +++++++++++++++ the 1950s,” Border Crossings: New Work in the International History of the 20th Century (June 2006), Temple University, +++++++++++++++ Philadelphia, PA.

Workshops

2012+++++++++++ The Tobin Project: Sustainable National Security Strategy (December 2012), Boston, MA.
2009+++++++++++ Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Summer Institute: Cold War Turning Points (June 2009), University of
+++++++++++++++ Wisconsin-Madison.
2004+++++++++++ Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research (June 2004), George Washington University, Washington DC.

TEACHING
Courses Taught at Dartmouth College:

HIST 1: Turning Points in American History.
HIST 25: U.S. Foreign Relations since 1900.
HIST 25.2: The United States and the World, 1865 – 1945.
HIST 25.3: The United States and the World since 1945.
HIST 24: The Cold War and American Life.
HIST 96.25: World War II in the Pacific, 1931 – 1945.

Courses Taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison:

HIST 433: U.S. Foreign Relations before the Twentieth Century.

Teaching Assistantships at the University of Wisconsin-Madison:

HIST 397: The United States, 1914 – 1945.
HIST 433: U.S. Foreign Relations before the Twentieth Century.
HIST 434: U.S. Foreign Relations in the Twentieth Century.

Theses Supervised

2017 – 2018 +++++ Riley Collins, “American NGOs in Wartime China,” Dartmouth College, History Department.
2016 – 2017 +++++ Emily Burack, “We are Speaking of Jewish Survival: the Emergence of the Jewish Defense League,” Dartmouth College, +++++++++++++++ History Department.
+++++++++++++++ Winner of the History Department’s Reichard Prize for best history thesis, the History Department’s Charles T. Wood Prize for +++++++++++++++ best thesis in interregional or comparative history, and the Jewish Studies Program’s Gary H. Plotnick Memorial Prize.
2015 – 2016 +++++Carson Hele, “The Family-Friendly Occupation: Dependent Policy and American Power in Postwar Japan,” Senior Thesis, +++++++++++++++ Dartmouth College Department of History
+++++++++++++++ Winner of the Dickey Center for International Understanding’s Chase Peace Prize

SERVICE
To the Profession

2015+++++++++++ Referee for Diplomatic History, Japanese Studies, Cold War History
2015+++++++++++ Program Committee, Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

At Dartmouth College

2017 – 2018+++++ Secretary, History Department
2016 – 2017+++++ Member, Faculty Research Subcommittee, History Department
2016 – 2017+++++ Member, Selection Committee for U.S. Foreign Relations and International Security Postdoc, Dickey Center for International +++++++++++++++ Understanding
2016 – 2017+++++ Faculty Mentor to Mary Barton, Dickey Center Postdoctoral Fellow
2017+++++++++++ Assistant Director, Dartmouth Vietnam Project
Fall 2016+++++++ Director, Dartmouth Vietnam Project
2015 – 2016+++++ Member, Undergraduate Research Subcommittee, History Department
2015 – 2016+++++ Member, Selection Committee for U.S. Foreign Relations and International Security Postdoc, Dickey Center for International +++++++++++++++ Understanding
2015 – 2016+++++ Faculty Mentor to Kate Geoghegen, Dickey Center Postdoctoral Fellow
2015 – 2016+++++ Director, Dartmouth Vietnam Project
2014 – 2015+++++ Faculty leader, Dartmouth Vietnam Project

LANGUAGE TRAINING

2008 – 2009+++++ Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Study, Yokohama, Japan
+++++++++++++++ 10-Month Intensive Japanese Language Program
2007+++++++++++ Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Study, Yokohama, Japan
+++++++++++++++ 6 Week Summer Japanese Language Program

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Japanese: advanced reading, writing, and speaking ability
French: reading knowledge, conversational speaking ability

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Association for Asian Studies

Updated October 31, 2017