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Lisbeth Kim Brandt

Associate Research Scholar at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute
School: 
School of the Arts
Department: 
East Asian Languages and Cultures Department
Office: 
407 Kent Hall Mail Code: 3907
Email: 
lb28@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-5033
Biography

Kim Brandt joined the Columbia faculty in 2007. She specializes in twentieth-century Japanese cultural and social history, and her research interests include consumerism, imperialism, and transnational forms of cultural production. Publications include Kingdom of Beauty: Mingei and the Politics of Folk Art in Imperial Japan (Duke University Press, 2007). Brandt’s current research, a book project, deals with the cultural dimensions of Japan’s international rehabilitation after World War II. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia (1996).

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