DIRECTOR

George Kallander
Associate Professor, History

Director, East Asia Program


George Kallander is an Associate Professor of History at Syracuse University. He received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his M.A. and Ph.D from Columbia University.  Professor Kallander's research focuses on early modern Korea. He is the author of  Salvation through Dissent: Tonghak Heterodoxy and Early Modern Korea (University of Hawai’i Press, 2013). Currently, Professor Kallander is working on a manuscript exploring political identity, masculinity, and cultural practices through the royal and elite hunt in Korea. With grant support from the Academy of Korean Studies, he is also translating Pyŏngjarok, or Record of the Year 1636, a diary of the second Manchu attack on Korea. Professor Kallander teaches courses on Korea, Japan, East Asia, and global history.


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