search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - June GORDON

RF (2005)

Fellow Information:
First Name
June
Middle Name
Ann
Last Name
GORDON
Sex
Female
Organization
University of California, Santa Cruz
Title
Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
1053 Nobel Drive
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Santa Cruz
State
CA
Zip Code
95060
Country
United States
Telephone
831-425-2060
Email
jagordon@ucsc.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3523&sid=47fe57b8e44134e2e2573d03291b1ecc
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: Education

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

Answer: Research on Asian American students and role of Asian cultures in American schooling

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

Answer: D.Other (Foothill Community College)

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: The Research Fellowship marked the culmination of several years of research in Japan on schooling and marginalized communities; the award and related research and publication contributed to my promotion as a full professor.

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: Regional networks of scholars in the U.S. with shared interests.