MemberJames Buffington Harr III

…North Carolina State University…

Ph.D. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media. Research focus: Medieval Media Studies, Digital Humanities. (anticipated completion Spring 2021)
Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
M.A. (with merit; distinction on research component) University of Leeds, Leeds, England. Medieval English Literature. Research focus: Liturgical drama, Old English language and literature, Old Icelandic language and literature, hagiography
B.A. Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania. English Literature

MemberDavid R. Ambaras

DAVID AMBARAS is Professor of History at North Carolina State University. His research explores the social history of modern Japan and its empire, particularly through a focus on transgression and marginality. He is the author of Japan’s Imperial Underworlds: Intimate Encounters at the Borders of Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2018); Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan (University of California Press, 2006); and articles and book chapters on class formation, urban space, wartime mobilization, and ethnic intermarriage. He is the co-director of the digital project Bodies and Structures: Deep-mapping Modern East Asian History. Ambaras holds a Ph. D. from Princeton University, and degrees from the University of Tokyo, the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (Paris), and Columbia University. He is recipient of fellowships from the National Humanities Center and the National Endowment for the Humanities.