search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - JOHN VANDENBRINK

DF (1977)

Fellow Information:
First Name
JOHN
Middle Name
D.
Last Name
VANDENBRINK
Sex
Male
Organization
 
Title
 
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
2-12-37-402 Kita-Aoyama
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Minato-ku
State
Tokyo
Zip Code
107-0061
Country
Japan
Telephone
+81 (03) 6447-0604
Email
john@vandenbrink.jp
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3573&sid=cd81d1088b8e7e8a13bde91a17711c26
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: Retired banker currently living in Japan. Working part-time teaching corporate finance and serving as Deputy Dean, Graduate School of Management, Globis University, Tokyo, and also consulting in finance. Serving Nishimachi International School, Tokyo, as Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

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

Answer: B. I learned it at a special language training school. (The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies)

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: 1985
Field:  
University: University of Chicago

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

Answer: Supported research in Japanese intellectual history for my doctoral thesis. Deepened my knowledge of and appreciation for Japan and its people. Provided experiences that led eventually--after I switched to finance as a career--to a series of assignments in Japan with J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank, and Morgan Stanley.

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: