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David Harris

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David Harris came to TJ in 2019 from the University of Central Arkansas, where he finished his Masters in Global History and Asian Studies. His dissertation explores American-Japanese diplomatic relations during the early 20th century, and his work has been nationally recognized by the Association of Asian Studies. Originally hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, Mr. Harris has been a firm proponent of the value of liberal arts education from a young age based on his experience at boarding school and his undergraduate study of history at Hendrix College. His historical research interests include modern Japanese and Korean history, imperial formations, and World Systems analysis.