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Jeff Hanes

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: 541-346-4837
  • Office: 340X McKenzie Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies

Biographical Information

  • Associate Professor, specializing in Japanese Studies
  • B.A. 1973 at Williams College
  • M.A. 1978 at U.C. Berkeley
  • Ph.D in 1988 at U.C. Berkeley
  • With the U of O since 1993


  • "Mass Culture/Subcultures/Popular Culture: Modern Life in Interwar Japan" in Yoshimi Shunya, ed., Urban Space/Urban Body (in Japanese, 1996)
  • "From Megalopolis to Megaroporisu." Journal of Urban History 19:2 (February 1993)
  • Fellowships, Grants, and Honors
  • Social Science Research Council Research Fellow (1993, 1995)
  • Japan Foundation Research Fellow (1995)
  • Queen Excellence in Teaching Award in History, University of Illinois (1993)


  • Books-in-progress: Biography of prewar Japanese urban reformer, Seki Hajime; history of modern Japanese urban planning ideas.
  • Research-in-progress: interwar Japanese media culture