search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Aaron Herald SKABELUND

RF (1992)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Aaron Herald
Middle Name
 
Last Name
SKABELUND
Sex
Male
Organization
Brigham Young University
Title
Assistant Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
2140 JFSB
Address 2 (optional)
Brigham Young University
City
Provo
State
UT
Zip Code
84604
Country
United States
Telephone
801-422-6838
Email
aaron_skabelund@byu.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3201&sid=93bb7a39156488f523655024b0f5f555
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: A. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies at a university or research institution.

Field of Study: History

2. Please describe what you are currently doing. (If you have your own website or any relevant site, provide its URL.)

Answer: I am continuing my work on the Self-Defense Force.

3. Where did you acquire your most advanced Japanese language training for your research?

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (Brigham Young U, Stanford U., and Columbia U.)

4. Have you ever participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme?

Answer: YES

Optional Inquiry:
1. Please describe briefly how the Japan Foundation Fellowship experience influenced your career.

Answer: It helped me further my research and hopefully will help me get tenure.

2. The Japan Foundation is planning to create a network or forum among past Japan Foundation fellows. Please let us know if you have any suggestions in terms of themes, format, etc.

Answer: Anything would be fine, but historical topics are of course welcome. I am rather isolated in Utah.