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Michael Barnhart Distinguished Teaching Professor History College of Arts and Sciences


Michael Barnhart is an expert in  history of American foreign relations and politics, AmericanEast Asian relations, and modern Japanese history.  His works include  Japan Prepares for Total War Japan and the World Since 1868 , and numerous articles, book chapters and book reviews. He is currently working on a two-volume survey of a political history of American foreign policy tentatively titled,  E Pluribus .

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  • PhD, Harvard University
  • A.M., Harvard University
  • B.S. Northwestern University