Charles W. Holcombe
HistoryFaculty - Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1986
Professor Holcombe’s research interests focus especially around China’s 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, including A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century, which is now in a second edition, and has been translated into both Spanish and Turkish. He is a recipient of the Iowa Regent’s Award for Faculty Excellence.
Dr. Holcombe teaches classes related to China.