Catherine L. Phipps

Catherine L. Phipps

Associate Professor

Phone
901.678.2515
Email
cphipps1@memphis.edu
Fax
901.678.2720
Office
113 Mitchell
Office Hours
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Education

Ph.D., History, Duke University, 2006

Fields of interest

Global empires, modern Japan, transmarine East Asia, port cities, and historical geography

Courses taught

Modern Japan; Modern East Asia; A Tale of Two Empires: Connecting American and Japanese Imperialisms; Mapping Human Lives; World Civilizations II

Representative publications

  • Empires on the Waterfront: Japan's Ports and Power, 1858-1899 (Harvard University Asia Center, 2015)
  • "A Two-Timing Map?" in Cartographic Japan, Cary Karacas and Kären Wigen, eds., forthcoming from University of Chicago Press, 2016

Professional Affiliations

President, Southeast Conference, Association for Asian Studies (2016-17)