UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Japan Faculty

UCLA faculty with specializations on Japan

Hitoshi Abe
Architecture and Urban Design

Tomoko Bialock
UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library

William Bodiford
Asian Languages & Cultures

Robert Buswell
Asian Languages & Cultures

Michael Darby
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Torquil Duthie
Asian Languages & Cultures

Michael Emmerich
Asian Languages & Cultures

Lieba Faier
Geography

Patricia Harter
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

Natasha Heller
Asian Languages & Cultures

Katsuya Hirano
Department of History

Sanford Jacoby
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Marjorie Kagawa-Singer
School of Public Health

Archie Kleingartner
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Seiji Lippit
Asian Languages & Cultures

William Marotti
Department of History

Judy Mitoma
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Paavo Monkkonen
Urban Planning

Herman Ooms
Department of History

Sherry B. Ortner
Asian Languages & Cultures, Anthropology

Mariko Sakakibara
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Gregory Schopen
Asian Languages & Cultures

Carol Sorgenfrei
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

James W. Stigler

Asako Hayashi Takakura
Asian Languages & Cultures

Mariko Tamanoi
Anthropology, Department of Gender Studies

Michael Thies
Political Science

Sharon Traweek
Department of History, Department of Gender Studies