search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Hiraku SHIMODA

DF (2002)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Hiraku
Middle Name
 
Last Name
SHIMODA
Sex
Male
Organization
Vassar College
Title
Assistant Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Vassar College History Department
Address 2 (optional)
124 Raymond Ave Box 711
City
Poughkeepsie
State
NY
Zip Code
12604
Country
United States
Telephone
845-437-7517
Email
hishimoda@vassar.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3485&sid=249991f1c99d6a261dce631c9f4ecf5b
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 teach and research in the field of early modern and modern Japanese history. history.vassar.edu/faculty/bios/hishimoda.html

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

Answer: C. I am a native Japanese speaker.

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

Answer: NO

5. Have you earned a doctoral degree?

Answer: YES
Year: 2005
Field: History
University: Harvard University

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

Answer: It enabled me to complete my doctoral dissertation, which was instrumental in continuing with my current academic career.

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: Field of interest would be an obvious choice but I think the whole idea is a very good one, and I would happy to participate.