Yue-Him Tam

Old Main, Room 311
FAX: 651-696-6498

Office Hours
September 1-May 31
Weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 1-August 31
Tuesdays 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Old Main, 303
Telephone: 651-696-6262

Website: http://www.macalester.edu/~tam/

Professor Yue-Him Tam does research in modern Japanese and Chinese intellectual history and Sino-Japanese relations. He teaches both China and Japan in modern and traditional periods in addition to an introductory course on East Asian civilizations and a topic course on war crimes and memory in contemporary East Asia. Tam has published widely in English, Chinese and Japanese. He is past president of the San Francisco-based Global Alliance for Preserving the History of World War II in Asia and is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the East Asian Library Journal (Princeton University). He also sits on the trustee boards of some independent and charter schools in Hong Kong and Saint Paul, and holds honorary and visiting academic positions in Japan and the People's Republic of China.