Research interests: Modern Japan, especially cultural and environmental history; comparative imperialism; natural disasters; and public health.
Research interests: How democracies frame torture in order to make it acceptable to their populaces, focusing on the United States and United Kingdom.
Research Interests: Optical variability and transients (as found using DASCH)
Research interests: Political history; intellectual history; and history of the book in early modern Europe.
Research interests: History of United States and Japanese initiatives toward transpacific regional cooperation.