History Department
History Department

Kazushi Minami

MA, University of Texas at Austin; BA, Kyoto University,

Graduate Student



U.S. Foreign Relations, Modern China & East Asia, International History


Kazushi Minami is a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department and a graduate fellow at the William P. Clements Jr. Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin. His dissertation, entitled "From Enemies to Friends? The Rise of U.S.-Chinese Reconciliation, 1964-1980," examines the changing relationship between the United States and China amidst social upheavals in both countries. His research in the United States, China, Japan and the United Kingdom has been supported by the Institute of International Education, the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations, the Kounosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, and the D. Kim Foundation, among other institutions. In 2015-2016, he was a visiting researcher at Nankai University, China. His articles are forthcoming in Diplomatic History and Cold War History.

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