Established in 1974, the Journal of Japanese Studies features original, analytically rigorous articles from across the humanities and social sciences, including comparative and transnational scholarship in which Japan plays a major part

Society for Japanese Studies

The Journal of Japanese Studies is published by the Society for Japanese Studies, a 501(c)(3) corporation.  The members of the corporation are the members of the Board of Trustees, which is elected at its annual meeting held in the spring.  The Board may hold additional meetings as needed to conduct the business of the Society, including operations of the Journal, financial matters, and other procedural business.

The Society for Japanese Studies is committed to diversity of participants and perspectives in its endeavors and to equitable opportunities for all who study Japan. It values greater inclusivity and a multiplicity of voices, and it seeks to dismantle systematic barriers that persist in scholarly publishing.

The current members of the Board of Trustees are:

David Ambaras
Davinder Bhowmik (treasurer)
Julia Bullock
Paige Cottingham-Streater
Dyron Dabney
Sabine Frühstück (ex officio)
Sharon Hayashi
Edward Kamens (chair)
ann-elise lewallen
Yukio Lippit
Noriko Manabe
Alexander Oki
Morgan Pitelka (ex officio)
Zelideth Maria Rivas
G. G. Rowley
Vyjayanthi Selinger
Satoko Shimazaki
Steven Vogel
Garrett Washington
Marcia A. Yonemoto (vice chair)

The registered office of the corporation is at the University of Washington in Seattle.