Research Project: Global Capitalism, Empire, and Medicine in Modern Japan
Dr. Yang will be an Assistant Professor of History at Pacific University in fall 2014. He received his A.B. in History and Japanese (summa cum laude) from Dartmouth College, and Ph.D. in History from Columbia University. His dissertation, “Market, Medicine, and Empire: Hoshi Pharmaceuticals in the Interwar Years,” examined the connections between global capitalism, empire, and medicine in modern Japan. Dr. Yang’s article has appeared in East Asian Science, Technology, and Society. While at Harvard, Dr. Yang plans to complete a book manuscript based on his dissertation.