search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - James C. DOBBINS

PF (1987)

Fellow Information:
First Name
James C.
Middle Name
 
Last Name
DOBBINS
Sex
Male
Organization
Oberlin College
Title
Fairchild Professor of Religion and East Asian Studies
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Religion Department, Rice Hall
Address 2 (optional)
Oberlin College
City
Oberlin
State
OH
Zip Code
44074
Country
United States
Telephone
440-775-8533
Email
James.Dobbins@oberlin.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3524&sid=1e3511d0725037c449a050754ca34804
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: Philosophy & Religion

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

Answer: Teaching courses on religion in East Asia. Doing research on the history of Japanese Buddhism.

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

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

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: It supported me at the crucial pre-tenure stage of my career when it was important for me to make progress on my research.

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: