search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - VICTOR CARPENTER

DF (1979)

Fellow Information:
First Name
VICTOR
Middle Name
Lee
Last Name
CARPENTER
Sex
Male
Organization
Hirosaki University
Title
professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Faculty of Humanities, Bunkyo-cho 1
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Hirosaki
State
Japan
Zip Code
03-8560
Country
Japan
Telephone
0172-39-3246
Email
viccarpe@cc.hirosaki-u.ac.jp
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=4067&sid=9d1a7616aad4d689b8d1552a95cd44fa
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 teach international politics at Hirosaki University. I am engaged in research on food security and food politics as well as language policy.

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: NO

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

Answer: It gave me the opportunity to establish working relationships with Japanese academics and Japanese institutions. Without the grant that brought me here in 1979, I most likely would not be working in Japan.

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: