Asia South and East Asia

Nicole Elizabeth Barnes, Assistant Professor in the Department of History

Office: 311 Carr Building, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-8102

I research public health and medicine in twentieth-century China from a gendered perspective, incorporating the changing life stories of men and women into my analysis of how health regulations and medical practices reflect Chinese society's principal values as well as the assumptions and... full profile »

Engseng Ho, Professor of Cultural Anthropology

Office: 205 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-4544

Sucheta Mazumdar, Associate Professor of History

Office: 305 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-5490

Grounded primarily in Chinese history, and secondarily in Indian history, I am excited by the intellectual challenges of writing and teaching comparative global history. Two broad questions frame my research agenda: the radical transformation of circuits of consumption and commodity production... full profile »

Simon Partner, Professor in the Department of History

Office: 303 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-5464

Late 19th and 20th-century Japanese history Focusing on: growth of consumer markets; technology and social change; Japanese rural society full profile »

Sumathi Ramaswamy, Professor of History

Office: Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719
Phone: (919) 684-5764

I am a cultural historian of South Asia and the British Empire and my research over the last few years has been largely in the areas of visual studies, the history of cartography, and gender. My recent publications in this area include The Goddess and the Nation: Mapping Mother India (... full profile »