Martin, Harris I. (1923-2018)
Year Retired from SJSU
Stanford University, 1959 Ph.D.
Stanford University, 1949 MA
Stanford University, 1947 BA
San Jose State University, 1955- 1988
Monterey Institute for International Studies, 1979-1985 (intermittently offered courses on Modern Japan as Adjunct Professor)
CSU, Hayward (summer quarter), 1972
Waseda University, Tokyo, 1964-1965
Stanford University, Visiting Asst. Prof, 1961-1962
Stanford University, TA, 1950-1951
Administrative and Professional Experience
Resident Director of first California State Colleges International Programs student contingent at Waseda University, Tokyo, 1964‑1965.
As Fuibright Senior Research Fellow, I did research at the Center for Japanese Social and Political Studies in Tokyo and was Translation Editor and Editorial Advisor on the staff of The Japan Interpreter, 1970‑1971.
Member, American Historical Association, 1961‑1979.
Member, Association for Asian Studies, 1961‑1996. (Elected to Assoc. for Asian Studies [AAS] Council of Conferences, 1980‑1983, on which I served as Chair, 1982‑1983; member of AAS Board of Directors, 1980‑1983; member of AAS Executive Committee, 1982‑1983.)
Member, American Oriental Society, 1971‑1996.
Charter Member of ASPAC (Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast), 1966‑1996. I was conference Chair of ASPAC (which is a Regional Conference of the Association for Asian Studies) in 1976; I have been a frequent member of the ASPAC Standing Committee, and was ASPAC Executive Secretary, 1986‑1990.
I have read many papers over the years at professional conferences, and have served many times as a panel chair and as a discussant of other scholars' papers.
Military Service: U.S. Navy Reserve, both Ready Reserve and Standby Reserve, 1942‑1972; five years total active service during WWII and the Korean War.
"Popular Music and Social Change in Prewar Japan," The Japan Interpreter, Vol. 7, No. 3‑4, 1972.
Also in The Japan Interpreter between 1971 and 1974, I published translations of seven Japanese articles on various aspects of Japan's culture and society during the 1920s, 1930s, and 1960s.