Alexis Dudden

Ph.D., Chicago; Professor
HoursOn Leave 2013-14
OfficeWood Hall, Room 326
Phone(860) 486-2768

Areas of Specialty

Modern Japan, modern Korea, international history.


Education: PhD University of Chicago (History, with distinction, 1998), BA Columbia (East Asian Studies, magna cum laude, 1991). Alexis Dudden first wanted to be a geologist. She still hopes to be one someday, but in the meantime she is researching the politics of food security in Northeast Asia.

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Selected Publications

"The Ongoing Disaster," The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol 71, No 2 (May) 2012

Troubled Apologies Among Japan, Korea, and the United States (Columbia University Press, 2008)

Japan's Colonization of Korea: Discourse and Power (University of Hawai'i Press, 2005)