Garon receives Humboldt Research Award

May 12, 2017 4:53 p.m.
Sheldon Garon

Sheldon Garon, the Nissan Professor in Japanese Studies and professor of history and East Asian studies

Sheldon Garon, the Nissan Professor in Japanese Studies and professor of history and East Asian studies, has received a 2017 Humboldt Research Award. The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's achievements to date and whose fundamental discoveries, new theories or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements. Award winners are invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany.