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I am currently a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Michigan. My research focuses on cross-status socioeconomic networks based on documentary forgery production during Japan’s late medieval era, particularly the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. I am also interested in digital humanities and the use of digital tools to analyze premodern historical sources.


[expected 2019] Ph.D., History, The University of Michigan; [2011] M.A., East Asian Studies, The Ohio State University; [2009-2010] Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies; [2008] B.A., Japanese Studies, Gettysburg College, Japanese Studies.

Paula Curtis

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