Elijah Greenstein

Elijah Greenstein

Postdoctoral Fellow. PhD, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University
Elijah Greenstein

Research project: Japan’s Shipping in Empire and War: A Global History

Dr. Greenstein holds a B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in East Asian Studies from Princeton University. He is a historian of modern Japan, and his research centers on the maritime dimensions of Japan’s empire-building and rise as a world power. His research has been supported by fellowships and grants from the Fulbright Program and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. In his free time, he enjoys jogging, cycling, and reading science fiction. During the 2019–2020 academic year, Dr. Greenstein will prepare a book manuscript on the history of Japanese commercial shipping and its place in global transportation.