Past Directors

Directors of the Reischauer Institute are selected from its Executive Committee of senior faculty and generally serve for three years. There have been eleven Institute Directors:

  • EDWIN O. REISCHAUER, 1974-1981

  • DONALD H. SHIVELY, 1981-1983

  • ALBERT M. CRAIG, 1983-1985

  • HOWARD S. HIBBETT, 1985-1988

  • HAROLD BOLITHO, 1988-1991

  • AKIRA IRIYE, 1991-1995

  • HELEN HARDACRE, 1995-1998

  • ANDREW GORDON, 1998-2002

  • SUSAN J. PHARR, 2002-2003

  • ANDREW GORDON, 2003-2004

  • SUSAN J. PHARR, 2004-2011

  • ANDREW GORDON, 2011-2012

  • THEODORE C. BESTOR, 2012-2014

  • WESLEY M. JACBOSEN, 2014-2015

  • THEODORE C. BESTOR, 2015-PRESENT