UCLA International Institute
Asia Pacific Center

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Herman Ooms
Professor Emeritus, History
Department: Department of History
6265 Bunche Hall - Box 951473
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1473
Campus Mail Code: 147303
Phone: 310-825-3221
Email: ooms@history.ucla.edu
Keywords: Japan, Asia, East Asia, History, Japanese Studies

Herman Ooms, Professor Emeritus in Department of History. His main research interests are Pre-modern Japanese History and Cultural Theory. In his research and teaching, he combines anthropological approaches, intellectual history and critical theory. His publications include Imperial Politics and Symbolics in Ancient Japan: The Tenmu Dynasty (University of Hawai’i Press, 2009) and Tokugawa Village Practice: Class, Status, Power, Law (University of California Press, 2008).