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Andrew Goble

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4800
  • Office: 361 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Winter 23, Monday and Wednesday 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies
  • Interests: Japan

Biographical Information

  • Associate Professor, specializing in Japan, East Asia to 1600
  • B.A. 1975 at the University of Queensland
  • M.A. 1981 at the University of Queensland
  • Ph.D in 1987 at Stanford
  • With the U of O since 1990


  • Kenmu: Go-Gaigo's Revolution (Harvard University Press, 1996)
  • "Social Change, Knowledge, and History: Emperor Hanazono's Admonitions to the Crown Prince", Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, p. 55 (1995)
  • "Truth, Contradiction, and Harmony in Medieval Japan: Emperor Hanazono (1297-1348) and Buddhism." Journal of the International
  • Association of Buddhist Studies 12 (1989)
  • "The Officials of the Kamakura Bakufu" in J. Mass and W. Hauser, The Bakufu in Japanese History (Stanford University Press, 1985)

Fellowships, Grants, and Honors

  • Japan Foundation Professional Fellowship Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
  • Harvard Foreign Area Fellowship, Social Science Research Council


  • Illness, mortality, and medical concepts in medieval Japan, illness and treatment in the 16th century Recent Teaching
  • History of Japan
  • Medicine and Society in Pre-modern Japan
  • East Asian Civilization
  • Buddhism and Society in Medieval Japan