Senior Research Associate in the East Asia Program at Cornell University, the editor of the online Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus and of book series at Rowman and Littlefield, Lexington and Routledge publisher, and Emeritus Professor of Sociology and History at the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Mark Selden is a Senior Research Associate in the East Asia Program, Cornell University, a Coordinator of The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and History, State University of New York at Binghamton. A specialist on the modern and contemporary geopolitics, political economy and history of China, Japan and the Asia Pacific, his work ranges broadly across themes of war and revolution, inequality, development, regional and world social change, and historical memory. In 1968 he was a founding member of The Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars and for more than thirty years he was an editor of The Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars and its successor Critical Asian Studies. He is the author or editor of more than twenty-five books and editor of book series at Rowman & Littlefield, Routledge, M.E. Sharpe, and Lexington Publishers.
B.A. Amherst College, American Studies, 1959
Ph.D. Yale University, History, 1967
Professor, Sociology and History Departments, Binghamton, 1979-2001
Chair, Sociology Department, Binghamton 1990-96
Professor Emeritus, Sociology and History, Binghamton, 2001-
Senior Research Associate, East Asia Program, Cornell University, 1996-
Research Associate, Fernand Braudel Center, Binghamton, 1979-2001
Assistant to Associate Professor, Washington University History Department, 1967-79
Founding Director, International Development Program, Washington University, 1976-79
Representative Articles, Chapters and Special Issues
Modern and Contemporary China and East Asia, War and Memory, War and Terror, Comparative Regional Development, Socialist and Post-socialist Formations, Class and Inequality, Empire, Agrarian Development, Revolutionary Change, Social Movements, The Pacific War, Nationalism and War, World Social Change
Awards, Selected Research Grants, and Overseas Research and Teaching
Research in Progress