Jeff Kingston

Jeff Kingston is Director of Asian Studies and professor of history at Temple University Japan.

He is editor of 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 author of Nationalism in Asia: A History Since 1945 (Wiley-Blackwell 2016) and Contemporary Japan (Wiley-Blackwell 2013 2nd ed.). He also writes Counterpoint, a weekly column for the Japan Times. His current research focuses on religion and identity in Asia.