Humanality (Tonsai)

I am an Economic Historian in the Department of History and Art History at Utrecht University, having previously taught at the University of Melbourne, Yale University, the University of California-Davis, Australian National University (ANU), and the University of Maryland-College Park.

My research broadly covers economic development from a historical perspective, focusing on Japan from the nineteenth century. Topics range from the roles of technology adoption and transport infrastructure to patterns of international trade, public health issues, and migration. Most of the data are taken from archival sources, which I translate, clean, and structure for analysis.

I am also a Research Affiliate for the ANU Centre for Economic History, an Associate at the ANU Australia-Japan Research Centre, and a member of the Economic History Association.

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Oh, and I like to rock climb...