search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Michael SHEAHON

DF (1979)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Michael
Middle Name
E.
Last Name
SHEAHON
Sex
Male
Organization
United States Aikido Federation
Title
Shihan
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
30 Jackson Street
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Windsor Locks
State
CT
Zip Code
06096
Country
United States
Telephone
860-623-5291
Email
mesheahon@cox.net
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3746&sid=ebbb52b4ebc790a06617630a0662f289
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: B. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies at another kind of organization.

Field of Study: Other

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

Answer: I teach aikido and am the director of the Greater Hartford Aikikai (aikidohartford.com). I also Japanese-to-English translation and rewriting for the Japanese steel industry.

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (Yale University and at Rissho Daigaku where I did research and t)

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

Answer: NO

5. Have you earned a doctoral degree?

Answer: NO

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

Answer: It gave me the unmatched opportunity to meet and learn under outstanding scholars, teach at a Japanese university and work at a major Japanese corporation--experiences that would never have occurred without the support provided by the Japan Foundation Fellowship.

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: I do not have any suggestions at this time.