Dr. Mary Louise Nagata, Ph.D.
(University of Hawai'i, 1996)
Dr. Nagata joined the History Department in 2005. She is the author of Labor Contracts and Labor Relations in Early Modern Central Japan (Routledge Curzon Press, 2005) and has published numerous articles in the field of East Asian history, with a focus on family life and labor issues in Japan.
Dr. Nagata has traveled all over the world and has lived in several foreign countries, including France, Switzerland, and Japan (where she spends her summers). In addition to her love of travel, she has a love for music, and is a trained concert violinist.
Introduction to Modern World History, History of Traditional East Asia, History of Modern China, History of Modern Japan, History of Family and Gender in Eurasian Perspective, 20th-Century Communist States, The Historian's Craft.