search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Babu NAHATA

PF (1992)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Babu
Middle Name
 
Last Name
NAHATA
Sex
Male
Organization
University of Louisville
Title
Professor of Economics
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Department of Economics, College of Business
Address 2 (optional)
University of Louisville
City
Louisville
State
KY
Zip Code
40292
Country
United States
Telephone
+502-852-4864
Email
nahata@louisville.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3803&sid=d28c81d03ac844429b1430cdc687d425
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: Economics

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

Answer: www.louisville.edu/faculty/b0naha01 Since my fellowship in 1992, I have visited Fukuoka University every year during summer. I have taught there and given seminars at many universities across Japan. I have collaborated with several Japanese professors.

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

Answer: D.Other (I do not have enough proficiency in the language)

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 created an immense interest about Japan. As a result, I find Japan as my most desired destination for travel.

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: 1. Organize a meeting of past participants and organize sessions on their research and other professional activities. 2. Call for ideas and themes for future reserach related to Japan.