Charles W. Holcombe
Faculty - Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1986
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.
Dr. Holcombe teaches Liberal Arts Core classes about China, and upper level courses on Modern and Pre-Modern Chinese history.