search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - DAVID BELL

PF (1986)

Fellow Information:
First Name
DAVID
Middle Name
C.
Last Name
BELL
Sex
Male
Organization
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Title
Professor of Sociology
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Department of Sociology, IUPUI
Address 2 (optional)
425 University Blvd
City
Indianapolis
State
IN
Zip Code
46202
Country
United States
Telephone
317-728-1336
Email
dcbell@iupui.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3346&sid=b77a8fdc67d03c01fe26ab67c674e59b
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: D. No, I am not engaged in Japanese Studies at all.

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

Answer: I am a health sociologist.

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (Earlham College, Waseda University, University of Texas)

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

Answer: NO

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

Answer: Research on Japanese families has directly affected publications in comparison with U.S. families. Indirectly, Dr. Doi and the concept of _amae_ were instrumental in my book on The Dynamics of Connection.

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: