Timothy Yang teaches a broad range of courses in East Asian history. His research interests include the history of science and medicine, the history of business and capitalism, colonial and postcolonial studies, and environmental studies. He is the author of A Medicated Empire: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Modern Japan (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2021), which was awarded the 2022 Hagley Prize for best book in business history.
A Medicated Empire: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Modern Japan (Cornell University Press, 2021)
PhD, Columbia University, 2013
AB, Dartmouth College, 2003