Amy STANLEYDirectorPhone number: 847-491-7033Office location: Harris L31aemail@example.comAmy Stanley, a notable historian of Japan, is now the fifth CCHS Director (after founder T.H. Breen, directors Sarah Maza and Jonathon Glassman, plus 2015-16 interim director Deborah Cohen). Her most recent book, Stranger in the Shogun’s City: A Japanese Woman and Her World (Scribner, 2020), won numerous awards and garnered international attention. She is also the author of Selling Women: Prostitution, Markets, and the Household in Early Modern Japan (UC Press 2012). Professor Stanley takes over the Center as the university is moving away from pandemic restrictions and plans to return to a robust culture of in-person events.