Montana State University

Department of Modern Languages & Literatures

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172980
Bozeman, MT 59717-2980

Tel: (406) 994-4448
Fax: (406) 994-6199
Location: 117 Gaines Hall

Department Chair

Dr. Galen Brokaw

Japanese Language & Literatures Faculty

Yuka Hara
, Assistant Teaching Professor of Japanese, Curriculum Coordinator of Japanese Language Instruction
Office: Gaines 118;  Phone: 406-994-5136;  Email:

Peter Tillack
, Assistant Professor of Japanese,Coordinator of Japanese Section
Office: Gaines 118D;  Phone: 406-994-6441;  Email:
Research Interests: Modern & contemporary Japanese literature; literary / filmic representations of social space during Japan's "economic miracle."


Philip Williams
, Associate Teaching Professor of Chinese and Japan Studies
Office: Gaines 118;  Phone: 406-994-5136;  Email:
Research Interests: Monsoon Asia, especially East Asia; cultural history; human rights and prisoners of conscience