LEE A. MAKELA

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF EAST ASIAN HISTORY, EMERITUS

OFFICE: RT 1302
OFFICE HOURS: TTh 12:00 NOON - 12:30 PM and by appointment
OFFICE PHONE: 216.875.9687
E-MAIL:l.makela@csuohio.edu

CURRENT COURSE: HIS 272H, Cultural Interactions: Japan

BA (History and Latin, 1963), Carroll College (now Carroll University), Waukesha, Wisconsin;
PhD (East Asian History, 1973), Stanford University, Stanford, California

THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS experience as instructor in courses on Chinese and Japanese history and culture at Cleveland State University between 1971 and 2009; awarded Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching, October 2001; developed Educational Resource Evaluation Site: "Teaching (and Learning) About Japan", established February 1995 and in August 1999 chosen by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as one of the year's twenty-four best educational web sites and placed on the NEH EdSITEment listing of the best humanities web sites in history; also recommended by Argus Clearinghouse at the University of Michigan (1996), EdHelper.com (2000) and the Encyclopedia Britannia (2006); between 1980 and 2005, served for twenty-five years as Study Leader for the Smilithsonian Institution Travel Seminars to Japan; Visiting Scholar and Interim Resident Director, September – December 1996, Japan Center for Michigan Universities, Hikone, Shiga, Japan, and Visiting Scholar, September – December 2003 .

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Last updated by Lee A. Makela (l.makela@csuohio.edu) on January 13, 2011 as part of an ongoing process begun in April of 1995.