James Huffmann

Considered a doyen of Meiji studies, particularly in the field of the newspaper press in Japan, former journalist Jim Huffman and emeritus professor of History at Wittenberg University, was recently honoured (2017) with the Distinguished Service Award by the Association of Asian Studies (AAS), marking his outstanding scholarship and service in the field of Asian Studies. He has also received three Fulbright Awards and was the recipient of the Ohio Academy of History’s Distinguished Teaching Award.