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Patricia Polansky
Russian Bibliographer

Hamilton Library
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-6308
Fax: (808) 956-5968
E-mail: polansky@hawaii.edu
Room: 309-310

photo of John J. Stephan
Photo taken by Michael Allen.

John J. Stephan,
Emeritus Professor of History



Educational Background

  • PhD, London, 1969
  • MA, Harvard, 1964
  • BA, magna cum laude, Harvard 1963

Contact Information

Professional Experience

  • Professor of History, University of Hawai´i, 1970-2001
  • Sanwa Distinguished Scholar, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts, 1989
  • Visiting Fellow, Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, 1987
  • Visiting Professor of History, Stanford, 1986
  • Senior Associate Fellow, St. Antony's College, Oxford, 1977
  • Japan Foundation Fellow, Slavic Research Center, University of Hokkaido, 1977
  • Fulbright Fellow, Waseda University, 1967-1968

Selected Publications

    Cover of The Russian Far East



    The Russian Far East: A History (Stanford University Press, 1994)



    Book Cover - The Russian Fascists


    The Russian Fascists: Tragedy and Farce in Exile, 1925-1945 (Harper & Row, 1978)



  • Hawai´i Under the Rising Sun: Japan´s Plans for Conquest After Pearl Harbor (University of Hawai´i Press, 1984)


  • The Kuril Islands: Russo-Japanese Frontier in the Pacific (Oxford University Press, 1974)

  • Sakhalin: A History (Oxford University Press, 1971)

  Current project:
  "Call of Ancestry: American Nikkei in Imperial Japan, 1895-1945"


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