Jeff Kingston

Temple University, Japan Campus


Jeff Kingston is Director of Asian Studies at Temple University, Japan. He has edited Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan (Routledge, 2017), Asian Nationalisms Reconsidered (Routledge, 2016), Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan (Routledge, 2014), and Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis (Routledge, 2012), and is author of Nationalism in Asia: A History Since 1945 (2017), Contemporary Japan (2013), and Japan’s Quiet Transformation (Routledge, 2004). In addition to various book chapters and scholarly articles, he writes Counterpoint, a weekly column for the Japan Times.