Sheila Miyoshi Jager
Sheila Miyoshi Jager (born 1963) is an American historian. She is a Professor of East Asian Studies at Oberlin College. She is the author of two books on Korea and the co-editor of a third book on Asian nations in the post-Cold War era. She is a well-known historian of Korea and East Asia, and she is also known for her relationship with Barack Obama.
Sheila Miyoshi Jager was born in 1963. She is of Dutch and Japanese ancestry. She graduated from Bennington College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984. She earned a Master of Arts degree from Middlebury College in 1985, and a PhD in anthropology from the University of Chicago in 1994.
Jager is a Professor of East Asian Studies at Oberlin College. She is the author of several books about East Asian history.