About the Author

Matthew Stavros is a historian of early Japan at the University of Sydney and the editor of PMJS: Premodern Japanese Studies. He trained in architectural and urban history at Kyoto University and read history at Princeton University where he earned a Ph.D. in East Asian Studies.

He teaches widely on all periods of Japanese history and historiography, research methods in Asian Studies, classical Japanese, and more broadly on the histories and cultures of East Asia. Matthew is a native of Michigan and dual citizen of the United States and Australia.

For more on the author, visit www.mstavros.com