Laura E Hein

  • 121 Citations
1984 …2018
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Research Interests

History of Japan in the 20th century, its international relations, and the effects of WWII and the Cold War. Much of her work focuses on debates over economic policy and the implications of various economic theories.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

… → 1986

MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

… → 1982

History, BA, University of Massachusetts Boston

… → 1978

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Grants 2005 2018

The Quinn Fellowship

Alder, K. & Hein, L. E.

Doris G. Quinn Foundation


Project: Research project


Graduate Student Teaching in the Arts & Sciences

Davis, T. C., Hein, L. E. & McBride, D. A.

Teagle Foundation


Project: Research project


Research Output 1984 2015

Review of Hiroshima: The Origins of Global Memory Culture by Ran Zwigenberg

Hein, L. E., 2015, In : American Historical Review. 120, 5, p. 1960-1961 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review


The Art of Bourgeois Culture in Kamakura

Hein, L. E., 2013, Japan Since 1945: From Postwar to Post-Bubble. Gerteis, C. & George, T. S. (eds.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing, p. 10-26 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reckoning with War in the Museum: Hijikata Teiichi at the Kamakura Museum of Modern Art

Hein, L. E., 2012, Art and War in Japan and Its Empire: 1931-1960 . Ikeda, A., McDonald, A. L. & Tiampo, M. (eds.). Brill Academic Publishers, (Japanese Visual Culture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cultures of war: Introduction

Hein, L., Sep 1 2011, In : Critical Asian Studies. 43, 3, p. 421-461 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

roundtable discussion