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Dennehy, Kristine

Professor of History

Vice Chair of the History Department

History Department

Office: 657-278-5253

Department: 657-278-3474

Email: kdennehy@fullerton.edu

Biography:

Dr. Dennehy’s main area of research is the history of early post-World War II Japan. Her dissertation (UCLA, 2002) “Memories of Colonial Korea in Postwar Japan” focused on the role of ethnic Koreans in Japan (zainichi Chōsenjin) and former colonial officials in evaluating Japanese imperialism in Korea in the late 1940s and early 1950s. In 2008-09, she was the historical adviser for a U.S. Army oral history project interviewing over 80 Japanese Americans veterans who had served in the Military Intelligence Service during the Allied Occupation (1945-1952) as interpreters and translators.


Areas of Knowledge:
  • Japanese colonialism in Korea
  • Korean ethnic minority in Japan
  • Post-1945 Japanese history

Subject(s):
  • Asia
  • Japan

Language(s):
  • Japanese

Region(s):
  • Asia

 

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