Megan Gilbert

Japanese History
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  • B.A. from Yale University in 2011

Megan Gilbert works on medieval Japan, with a focus on the Muromachi era and the periods of upheaval at its beginning and end. She is particularly interested in the role of cultural capital and social bonds in creating government, legitimacy, and political power. Megan received her B.A. from Yale University in 2011 and spent the next several years studying and working in Japan and Taiwan, including at the Inter-University Center in Yokohama and Tunghai University in Taichung.