Charles W. Holcombe

Department of History
Faculty - Professor of History

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1986

Research Interests

Professor Holcombe’s research interests focus around China’s great age of division between the Han and Tang dynasties, and the formation of an East Asian cultural community. He is the author of three books, most recently A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century (2011).  He is a recipient of the Iowa Regent’s Award for Faculty Excellence.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Holcombe teaches Liberal Arts Core classes about China, and upper level courses on Modern and Pre-Modern Chinese history.

Office

Seerley 342

Phone

319-273-5907

Fax

319-273-5685

Email

charles.holcombe@uni.edu