John J. Stephan

photo of John J. Stephan
John J. Stephan, Emeritus Professor of History, photo taken by Michael Allen

Educational Background

  • PhD, London, 1969
  • MA, Harvard, 1964
  • BA, magna cum laude, Harvard 1963

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Professional Experience

  • Professor of History, University of Hawai´i, 1970-2001
  • Sanwa Distinguished Scholar, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts, 1989
  • Visiting Fellow, Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, 1987
  • Visiting Professor of History, Stanford, 1986
  • Senior Associate Fellow, St. Antony’s College, Oxford, 1977
  • Japan Foundation Fellow, Slavic Research Center, University of Hokkaido, 1977
  • Fulbright Fellow, Waseda University, 1967-1968

Selected Publications

Cover of The Russian Far East The Russian Far East: A History (Stanford University Press, 1994)

Book Cover - The Russian Fascists The Russian Fascists: Tragedy and Farce in Exile, 1925-1945 (Harper & Row, 1978)

Hawai´i Under the Rising Sun: Japan´s Plans for Conquest After Pearl Harbor (University of Hawai´i Press, 1984)

The Kuril Islands: Russo-Japanese Frontier in the Pacific (Oxford University Press, 1974)

Sakhalin: A History (Oxford University Press, 1971)

Current project: “Call of Ancestry: American Nikkei in Imperial Japan, 1895-1945”

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