search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Derek WOLFF

DF (1999)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Derek
Middle Name
 
Last Name
WOLFF
Sex
Male
Organization
Nuveen Asset Management
Title
Vice President, Senior Analyst
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
333 W Wacker Dr.
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Chicago
State
IL
Zip Code
60606
Country
United States
Telephone
312-917-7927
Email
derek.wolff@nuveen.com
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3376&sid=f9ae8895d64738763ddf494ea7e01fe7
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: C. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies personally, but not at an institution or organization.

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 work at an large asset management firm and head up our healthcare research team.

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (University of Chicago)

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

Answer: YES

5. Have you earned a doctoral degree?

Answer: YES
Year: 2003
Field: History
University: University of Chicago

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

Answer: It gave me a great opportunity to spend a year in Kagoshima Prefecture to advance research for my dissertation.

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: A regular symposium of Japan Foundation alums to talk about Japan, perspectives, research, etc. to sustain a network of people with shared experiences.