Alexis Dudden is Professor of History at the University of Connecticut, specializing in modern Japan, modern Korea, and international history. Her publications include “The Ongoing Disaster,” in The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 71, No. 2 (May 2012); Troubled Apologies Among Japan, Korea, and the United States (Columbia University Press, 2008); and Japan’s Colonization of Korea: Discourse and Power (University of Hawai’i Press, 2005). She is currently writing a book, The Opening and Closing of Japan, 1850-2020, about Japan’s territorial disputes and the changing meaning of islands in international law.
Alexis Dudden received her Ph.D. (with distinction) in History from the University of Chicago in 1998, and her B.A. in East Asian Studies, magna cum laude, from Columbia in 1991.