An independent scholar in Hawaii, Benjamin DuMontier is a specialist in Southeast Asian conflict history, currently employed as a Senior Historian at SNA International to create case narratives for the US Department of Defense supporting the identification of missing service members and personnel from past conflicts. His recent research also includes transnational representations of Nikkei, Japanese-Peruvian identity, and their political involvement prior to the 1990s. His publications include:
- DuMontier, Benjamin J. “Life after Wartime: Constructing ‘Japanese Peruvians’ and Citizenship in Lima after the Second World War.” The Historian (Kingston) 82, no. 2 (2020): 182–206.