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RF (2005)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Apichai
Middle Name
Wongsod
Last Name
SHIPPER
Sex
Male
Organization
University of California, Los Angeles
Title
Visiting Scholar at the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies
Contact Address:
Address Type
Home
Address 1
448 23rd Street
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Manhattan Beach
State
CA
Zip Code
90266
Country
United States
Telephone
310-545-5808
Email
shipper@international.ucla.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3952&sid=47aa35786ee4da8be78d139935926688
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: Political Science/Economy

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

Answer: I am currently a visiting scholar at the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies in UCLA. for the 20010-2011 academic year. While here, I will complete my book manuscript on comprative immigration politics in Japan, the United States, and Sweden (a project that was funded by the Abe Foudnation).

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

Answer: A. I learned it at a 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: The Japan Foundation have supported ALL my book projects: Fighting for Foreigners, (Cornell UP, 2008) and the current on Morality of Citizenship.

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: Some suggestions for themes include immigration, civil society, social welfare policy, and the green economy.