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Engineering War and Peace in Modern Japan, 1868-1964 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014)
“Japan,” An Introduction to the History of Science in Non-Western Traditions, 2nd edition (2008) (co-authored publication solicited by the History of Science Society) (http://www.hssonline.org/publications/NonWesternPub/Japan.html)
"War, Peace, Non-WeaponTechnology: Material Conversion in Japanese Passenger Rail Cars, 1880s-1950s,” Technology and Culture, Volume 48 (2007): 286-302
"Friction between Technological Development and System Management in Japan: The Development of the Shinkansen High-Speed Rail Service as a Case Study," Kagaku, Gijutsu, Shakai (Japan Journal for Science, Technology, and Society) volume 13 (2004): 1-23. (publication in Japanese)
"Frameworks for the Growth of Aircraft Design Knowledge in Japan: Horikoshi Jirô (1903-1940) as a Case Study," Kagakushi kagaku tetsugaku (History and Philosophy of Science) volume 18 (2004): 119-137.
"Cross-disciplinary Technology Transfer in Trans-World War II Japan: The Japanese High-Speed Bullet Train as a Case Study," Comparative Technology Transfer and Society volume 1, number 3 (December 2003): 305-325.
"Aeronautical Technology for Pilot Safety: Re-examining Deck-Landing Aircraft in Great Britain, Japan, and the United States," HIstoria Scientiarum volume 13, number 1 (July 2003): 13-32.
History major Gabrielle Brannigan received a scholarship to enter the MA program in Social Studies and Special Education at the University of Rochester's Warner School of Education.
Dr. Takashi Nishiyama has published a book, Engineering War and Peace in Modern Japan, 1868-1964 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014).
Dr. Takashi Nishiyama was interviewed by Mainichi, a major national newspaper in Japan, for the Oct. 3, 2014, issue.
The department hosted an NEH Workshop, Rochester Reform Trail, for K-12 teachers in July 2014.
History major Amy Freeman has published an article on the Eastman Dental Dispensary in the Democrat and Chronicle.
Dr. Takashi Nishiyama was interviewed by Yomuiri, a major national newspaper in Japan.
Dr. Ken O'Brien has been named a SUNY Provost Fellow for the 2013-2014 year.
Dr. Bruce Leslie has been named a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor.
The Malik Lecture will be held on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 7:30 pm in the lecture hall (room 104) of the Liberal Arts Building.
The Robert Marcus Lecture will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at 7:30 pm in the lecture hall (room 104) of the Liberal Arts Building.