Mark Metzler

Joint Appointment: Jackson School of International Studies
Mark Metzler

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Ph.D., History, University of California, Berkeley, 1998

Mark Metzler teaches in the fields of Japanese history and global economic history. He received his BA in International Studies at Stanford University and his PhD in History at the University of California, Berkeley (1998). He has conducted research at Osaka City University's Faculty of Economics (1995-97), the University of Tokyo's Institute of Social Science (2003-04), and Kyoto University’s Institute for Research in Humanities (2010-12), and he has recently taught at Waseda University (2018, 2019). His publications include Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan (California, 2006); Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter’s Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle (Cornell, 2013); and Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World (co-authored with Simon Bytheway; Cornell, 2016). He is now completing a global history of international economic crises.

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Graduate Study Areas

Division: Asia, Pre-History to Present

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