Hazard, Benjamin H. (1919-2011)
Year Retired from SJSU
UC, Berkeley, History, 1967 Ph.D.
UC, Berkeley, History, 1958 MA
UC, Berkeley, Oriental Languages, 1947 AB
University of Michigan, Japanese Language Course, 1942‑43
UCLA, Chemistry (1937‑1942 Entered Army)
San Jose State University, Professor, 1970-1983
San Jose State University, Assoc. Professor, 1967-1970
San Jose State University, Asst. Professor, 1963-1967
UC, Santa Barbara, Lecturer, 1962-1963
UC, Berkeley Extension, Instructor, 1961-1962
UC, Berkeley, Teaching Assistant, 1958-1960
Administrative and Professional Experience
United Army, Intelligence Officer, Saipan, Leyte, Okinawa, occupation of Korea 1942‑1946 to 1st lieutenant.
Occupation of Japan, Korean War 1948‑1952 to Captain.
United States Army Reserve: Intelligence Officer, Intelligence Unit Commander, 1953‑1979 to Colonel.
Korean Studies Guide, with others, University California Press, 1954.
A History of Korea by Takashi Hatada, translated and edited by Warren W. Smith, Jr., and Benjamin H. Hazard, Clio Press, 1969.
"The Formative Years of the Wako. 1223‑1263," Monumenta Nipponica, XXII, No. 3‑4 (June 1967), 260‑277.
"The Creation of the Korean Navy During the Koryo Period," Transactions of the Korean Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, XLVIII (1973), 10‑28.
"The Wako and Korean Responses," Papers in Honor of Professor Woodbridge
Bingham: A Festschrift for His Seventy‑fifth Birthday, Chinese Material Center, Inc., 1976, pp. 15‑28.
Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, Tokyo, 1993, 9 volumes. (Entries are all signed, unlike most).
Iai Sword drawing and cutting on the draw), 3: 253.
Kendo (Japanese fencing), 4: 195‑196.
Korea and Japan, Premodern Relations (to 1875), 4: 276‑279.
Kyudo (Japanese Archery), 4: 340.
Naginata (glaive, a Japanese polearm of the traditional martial arts), 5: 308.
Wako (Japanese pirates who pillaged the coasts of East Asia from the 13th century into the 17th century), 8: 220‑221.
Grant: American Council of Learned Societies grant for research in Japan and Korea, 1969‑1970.