Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D., History. Nov, 2012. Advisor: Andrew Gordon
General Examinations Fields: Modern Japan, Modern Korea, Early Modern European Intellectual History, The Aftermaths of Modern War. (A.M. 2006)
Columbia University, New York City, NY
Master of International Affairs, May 2002.
School of International and Public Affairs. Concentration: Regional, East Asia
East Asia Regional Certificate, Japan. May 2002.
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
B.A., Dec. 1998. 4 Majors: Philosophy, History, East Asian Studies, Japanese Language.
Seoul National University Korean Language Program, Seoul, South Korea
Summer 2006. Completed Level 4 (of 6) of the intensive ten-week summer program at the SNU Language Education Institute.
Summer 2005. Completed Level 3 (of 6) of KLP.
Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies, Beijing, China
1999-2000. Administered by the University of California, Berkeley. Hosted by Qinghua University.
Princeton in Beijing, Beijing, China
Summer 1998. Completed Level 2 (of 4). Administered by Princeton University. Hosted by Beijing Normal University.
Inter-University Center for Japanese Lang. Studies, Yokohama, Japan
1997-1998. Administered by Stanford University.
Shandong University School of History and Culture Jinan, China
Visiting Researcher, 2008-2009.
Yonsei University Institute of Korean Studies Seoul, Republic of Korea
Visiting Researcher, 2007-2008.
The Oriental Library Tokyo, Japan.
Modern China Research Team. Research Assistant, 2004.
Waseda University Graduate School of Political Science Tokyo, Japan.
Graduate Research Student, 2002-2004.
Waseda University Center of Excellence-Contemporary Asian Studies
Graduate Research Fellow, 2003-2004.