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Michael Seth
Cleveland Hall, Room 305
MSC 2001
office phone: 540-568-7801
e-mail: sethmj@jmu.edu

Mailing address
James Madison University
History Dept MSC 2001
58 Bluestone Drive
Harrisonburg VA  22807
U.S.A.

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Professor of history

Education
Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Fields and specialties / Teaching areas
Korea, East Asia, world history

Research interests
Modern Korea

Selected publications
“Education Zeal, State Control and Citizenship in South Korea.” Citizenship Studies, 16 (2012).

“Educational Exceptionalism” in Nancy Abelmann, Jung-ah Choi and So-jin Park editors, No Alternative?: Experiments in South Korean Education, edited by Nancy Abelmann et al.  University of California Press, 2012.

A History of Korea: From Antiquity to the Present.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.

A Concise History of Modern Korea: From the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present.  Rowman and Littlefield, 2009.

Education Fever: Society, Politics and the Pursuit of Schooling. University of Hawaii Press, 2002.

Service
Education About Asia
, associate editor.

World History Association Planning Committee for the AP World History exam.

 



 

 




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