Hiraku Abe

Hiraku Abe

Degree Program: PhD

Advisor: John M. Giggie

Research Areas

  • United States History
  • History of Race
  • Religious History
  • Southern History



  • MA, University of Tsukuba, 2019
  • BA, International Christian University, 2017

Research Interests

  • 20th Century United States History
  • United States South
  • Religion
  • Race

Recent Publications

Current Projects

  •  Interracial student activism in Jackson, Mississippi in the 1950s: early history of the Kneel-in Movement.

Awards & Honors

  • Fulbright Grant, Japan-United States Education Commission, 2022-2024
  • Departmental Fellowship, Department of History, The University of Alabama, 2023-2024