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Dr Aaron Moore - personal details

Contact details

Role: Lecturer in East Asian History

Tel: 0161 275-3093





Born and raised in southern Ohio, I entered university with only a cursory reading knowledge of Latin and Homeric Greek.

BA, Oberlin College (1999), History, Psychology, and East Asian Studies (High Honors)

MA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2000), Japanese Studies

PhD, Princeton University (2006), East Asian history

Media Experience: BBC, China Central Television, Channel 5, ITV

Research Languages: Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, Russian, French (reading), Latin (reading). I am currently studying Turkish.

Selected Awards, Grants, and Honours:

2005-2006: Whiting Fellowship for PhD Dissertation research

2006-2007: Postdoctoral Fellow, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University

2012-2013: Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship

2013-2015: (with Peter Cave), 'Remembering and Recording Education, Childhood and Youth in Imperial Japan, 1920-1945,' Arts and Humanities Research Council

2012, 2013: Nominee, Students' Teaching Award, Best Personal Adviser (Manchester Teaching Awards)

2015-2017: Leverhulme Prize (awarded 2014)

I have also received support from the British Academy, the Ito Foundation, the Freeman Foundation, and was part of the University of Manchester's successful bid to host the British Inter-University China Centre from 2013.