David Nelson, Ph.D.
Dr. Nelson specializes in medieval and early modern Japanese cultural and institutional history. His research interests include violent crime and its punishment in order in the context of the consolidation and centralization of authority in Japan's castle town administration in the seventeenth-century, as well as the cultural history of twentieth-century Japanese imperialism.
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2007
Major Field: Premodern East Asian History (Japan)
Minor Fields: Cultural History, Japanese language
M.A., Indiana University, 2003
Major Field: Premodern East Asian History
B.A., Utah State University, 2000
Major: Asian Studies
Medieval & Early Modern Japan
Phone: (805) 493-3318
Office: Humanities 233