Dr. Phipps is an associate professor in the Department of History. Her fields of research are in global empires, modern Japan, transmarine East Asia, port cities, and historical geography. She has taught Modern Japan; Modern East Asia; A Tale of Two Empires: Connecting American and Japanese Imperialisms; Mapping Human Lives; World Civilizations II. Her professional affiliations include President, Southeast Conference, Association for Asian Studies (2016-17).
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