Lori Watt

​Associate Professor of History and of International and Area Studies; Director of East Asian Studies
PhD, Columbia University
MA, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo
BA, Reed College
research interests:
  • Political and Social History of Twentieth-Century Japan
  • Imperialism and Decolonization
  • Postwar and Postcolonial Migrations
  • Military Cultures

contact info:

office hours:

  • Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 pm

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1062
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Professor Watt specializes in Japanese history. In a current book project, she seeks to gain a better understanding of the Allied-managed population transfers throughout East Asia at the end of the World War II.

For more information, visit Lori Watt's department profile.