Sayuri Guthrie Shimizu headshot
Past Member

Sayuri Guthrie Shimizu

Martin L. and Sarah F. Leibowitz Member

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

History

Home Institution

Rice University
From
-

Sayuri Guthrie Shimizu is a historian of the United States’ relations with the wider world, with a particular emphasis on US–East Asian relations since the mid-nineteenth century. Her current book project explores the making of the North Pacific as a historical space for capitalist development, human mobility, and sovereignty claims.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
Fall

Degrees

Cornell University
Ph.D.
1992

Honors

2019-20
Kemble Fellow in Maritime History, The Huntington
2013-14
Residential Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2010-11
Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship, Waseda University
2003-4
SSRC/Abe Fellowship, Keio University

Appointments

Rice University
2014
Dunlevie Family Professor
Michigan State University
2009–2014
Professor
Michigan State University
2000–2009
Associate Professor
Michigan State University
1993–2000
Assistant Professor