Department of History
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Director, Center for East Asian Studies
1126 E. 59th St.
Social Sciences 221
Chicago, IL 60637
Professor Burns focuses on 19th century Japanese history, specifically the period between the Tokugawa era and the end of the Meiji period, and also the role of Western medicine in the lives of Japanese women. For more information, visit Professor Burns's page at the University of Chicago's Department of History.