Patricia Maclachlan


Patricia  Maclachlan
Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Phone: +1 512 232 1724
Email: pmaclachlan@austin.utexas.edu

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Patricia Maclachlan's research and teaching interests include the politics and political economy of East Asia, with a focus on Japan. Her current book project explores the political economy of Japanese agriculture and the politics of agricultural policy reform in comparative perspective.

Professor Maclachlan is the author of "The People's Post Office: The History and Politics of the Japanese Postal System: 1871-2010" (2011) and "Consumer Politics in Postwar Japan: The Institutional Boundaries of Citizen Advocacy" (2002). She is a co-editor of and contributing author to "The Ambivalent Consumer: Questioning Consumption in East Asia and the West" (2006) and has written several articles and book chapters on consumer-related issues in Japan and the West, Japanese civil society, and Japanese postal politics.

Media Rep Contact

Rachel Griess (primary)
512-471-2689
email

David Ochsner (primary)
512-475-9712
email