Eiichiro Azuma

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Eiichiro Azuma (born 27 September 1966 in Tokyo) is an American historian, and Professor of History and Asian American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.


He graduated from University of California at Los Angeles with an M.A. (1992), and a Ph.D.

He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania since January 2001.[1]

His work appeared in the Journal of American History, Journal of Asian Studies, Pacific Historical Review and Journal of American-East Asian Relations, Reviews in American History.[2] He is co-editor of the Asian American Studies book series at the University of Illinois Press.


  • Fall 2009, Azuma has held the Alan Charles Kors Endowed Term Chair in History
  • 2008-2009, he was also a recipient of the Donald D. Harrington Faculty Fellowship from the University of Texas, Austin
  • Theodore Saloutos Award from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society, for Between Two Empires
  • 2006 Frederick Jackson Turner Award Honorable Mention by the Organization of American Historians, for Between Two Empires
  • History Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies, for Between Two Empires
  • Hiroshi Shimizu book prize from the Japanese Association of American Studies, for Between Two Empires
  • History Book Award Honorable Mention from the Association for Asian American Studies, for Before Internment


  • Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America. Oxford University Press. 2005. ISBN 978-0-19-515940-0.
  • Yuji Ichioka (2006). Gordon H. Chang; Eiichiro Azuma, eds. Before Internment: Essays in Prewar Japanese American History (Stanford University Press, 2006. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-5147-6.
  • Akemi Kikumura-Yano, ed. (2002). Encyclopedia of Japanese descendants in the Americas: an illustrated history of the Nikkei. Compiled by Brian Niiya, Michieo Kodama-Nishimoto, Eiichiro Azuma. Rowman Altamira. ISBN 978-0-7591-0149-4.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2009-11-04.
  2. ^ [1] Archived 2011-06-08 at the Wayback Machine.