Dr. Kazuo Yagami

Dr. Kazuo Yagami

Title: Associate Professor, Coordinator of Program of History
Department: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Discipline: History
Office: Social Sciences Building Rm. 209
Phone: 912.358.3232
Fax: 912.358.3733
Email: yagamik@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Dr. Yagami, a native of Japan, earned his BA in English in Tokyo and his MA in Asian Studies and Ph.D. in East Asian History at Florida State University. Since his graduation from FSU with Ph.D. in 2002, he has taught at University of North Florida (2002-03), Florida State University (2003-04), University of Northern Colorado (2004-06), and is currently teaching here at Savannah State University as an Associate professor. Dr. Yagami is specialized in the fields of modern Japan and the U.S. – Japanese relationship. As his major publications, Dr. Yagami, in addition to his more than dozen of articles, has two books: Konoe Fumimaro and the Failure of Japan in Peace 1937-1941: A Critical Appraisal of the Three-time Prime Minister of Japan in 2006 and The U.S. – Japan Trade Friction – the 1980s and the early 1990s: Japan Bashers and their Views in 2009. Currently he is working on a manuscript on the U.S. – Japanese relation with focus on diplomacy and culture. Dr. Yagami is actively involved in a conference participation and research, including his attendance in the conference for Asian Studies and research in Tokyo in 2005. Dr. Yagami has been selected for an inclusion in Who’s Who in America and an inclusion in Contemporary Authors.

Research Interests

modern Japan with close focus on the 1920s - 40s and U.S.-Japan Relationship.

Education

PhD, History - The Florida State University
MA, Asian Studies - The Florida State University

Awards & Honors

Name: Who's WHo Among Executives and Professionals
Organization: Biltmore Who's Who
Date: 2/15/2011
This is a recognition for my scholarly work.

Name: Who's Who in America
Organization: Marquis Who's Who
Date: 10/1/2010
This is a recognition for my scholarly works.

Name: Selected into Who's Who in the World
Organization: Marquis Who's Who
Date: 10/1/2009
Recognition for my scholarly work

Name: Who's Who in America
Organization: Marquis Who's Who
Date: 10/1/2008


Name: Selection into Contemporay Authors
Organization: Contemporary Authors
Date: 10/1/2008
Recognition for my first book, Konoe Fumimaro and the Failure of Peace in Japan, 1937-1941....

Name: Who's Who in America
Organization: Marquis Who's Who
Date: 10/1/2007

Publications

Title: Konoe Fumimaro and Chiang Kai-shek: Political Duel over Japan's Quest - A New Order in Far East
Publication Date: 1/1/2015
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,

Title: Alfred Dekin: A Scholar Politician who founded Australia
Publication Date: 1/1/2015
Type: Book Review
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,

Title: The Role of Culture in the U.S. - Japanese Economic Relationship
Publication Date: 1/1/2014
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,

Title: The Tokyo Rose Case: Treason on Trial
Publication Date: 1/1/2014
Type: Book Review
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,

Title: The Role of Emperor Hirohito in the Pacific War: The View of the Revisionists
Publication Date: 1/1/2012
Volume: XV
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,

Title: Konoe Fumimaro and Communist Conspiracy
Publication Date: 1/1/2011
Volume: 33
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,

Title: Chalmers Johnson and the Role of the Japanese Bureaucracy in the Economy
Publication Date: 8/15/2010
Publisher: Virginia Review of Asian Studies
Volume: XIII
Page Number: 29-38
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,

Title: Japan's Challenge to the Status quo: Rise and Fall of the Washington Treaty System
Publication Date: 10/15/2009
Publisher: Virginia Review of Asian Studies
Volume: XII
Page Number: 67-80
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,

Title: Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Gar Alperovitz and His Critics
Publication Date: 8/15/2009
Publisher: The Southeast Review of Asian Studies
Volume: 31
Page Number: 301-308
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,

Title: The U.S. -Japan Trade Friction - the 1980s and the early 1990s: Japan Bashers and Their Views
Publication Date: 6/15/2009
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Type: Book, Scholarly-New
Authors: Kazuo Yagami,