search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Ronald KALAFSKY

SF (2006)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Ronald
Middle Name
Vincent
Last Name
KALAFSKY
Sex
Male
Organization
University of Tennessee
Title
Associate Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Burchfiel Geography Building
Address 2 (optional)
University of Tennessee
City
Knoxville
State
TN
Zip Code
37996
Country
United States
Telephone
(865)974-0407
Email
kalafsky@utk.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3599&sid=c7a28f59a54bff63936adb903b735588
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: Geography

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

Answer: Teaching courses in Economic Geography & the Geography of East Asia.

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (Penn State)

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 fellowship helped immensely with my research and with creating the Geography East Asia course. The fellowship really helps young professors in their careers.

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: