Office: 325 Liberal Arts Building
"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)
"Cross-disciplinary Technology Transfer in Trans-World War II Japan: The Japanese High-Speed Bullet Train as a Case Study," Comparative Technology Transfer and Societyvolume 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.
“Altruism,” Sage Encyclopedia of War (forthcoming)
“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)
"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.
"Kamikaze, Technology, and Culture for War: Japan and the United States," at Rochester Institute of Technology, April 22, 2016.
"Reconciling Speed with Local Concerns: Shinkansen Bullet Train as a Case Study" at Soken University, Japan, December 20, 2015.
"Doctors on Call: The Formation of Intellectual Migration and Culture for Japanese Empire" at Symposium: Human Migrations and the Borders, Binghamton University, November 14, 2015.
Our sincere congratulations to Matty Lynn Kuhar who won the 2016 School of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Award!
Dr. Alison Parker has been invited to be this year's Harriet Jacobs Lecturer at Purdue University. Her talk is entitled Mary Church Terrell, Black Women, and the Rise of the Democratic Party.
Dr. Nishiyama has been invited to give a talk (title "Kamikaze Technology and Culture for War: Japan and the USA, 1941-2001") at the RIT.
Dr. Alison Parker facilitated significant donation of historical papers to Oberlin College and participates in its celebratory symposium on the life of racial justice advocate Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954).
Congratulations to Dr. Jose R. Torre on winning the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching!
History Forum will host Region 11&12 Meeting of the Association of Public Historians of New York State, on 4/30 (Saturday, from 9am to about 4pm) at McCue Auditorium (LAB104).
History Department Graduation Ceremony will be held in New York Room, Cooper Hall, at 10:30 am, May 14 (Saturday).