ALUMNI

UCLA alumni have been widely recognized for their contributions to the field of Japanese studies. Learn more below.

Nobuko Anan

Lecturer, Birkbeck, University of London

Emily Anderson

Assistant Professor, Washington State University

Eiichiro Azuma

Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Michael Baskett

Associate Professor, University of Kansas

Linda Chance

Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Gail Chin

Associate Professor, University of Regina

Haeng-ja Chung

Visiting Assistant Professor, Smith College

Jennifer Cullen

Lecturer, MIT

Ann Marie Davis

Librarian and Assistant Professor, Ohio State University

Kristine Dennehy

Professor, CSU Fullerton

David Eason

Assistant Professor, SUNY Albany

Elyssa Faison

Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma

Linda Flores

Associate Professor, University of Oxford

Emi Foulk

Assistant Professor, Western Washington University

Sherry Fowler

Associate Professor, University of Kansas

Timothy Goddard

Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong

Gregory Golley

Assistant Professor, University of Chicago

Koichi Haga

Associate Professor, Josai International University

Linda Hasunuma

Assistant Professor, Franklin and Marshall College

Todd Henry

Assistant Professor, UCSD

In-Taek Hyun

Former Minister of Unification of South Korea, 2009 - 11

Mari Ishida

Asian Languages and Cultures

Brenda Jenike

Associate Professor, Lawrence University

Koji Kagotani

Assistant Professor, Osaka University of Economics

Michiko Kaneyasu

Instructor of Japanese, University of Colorado, Boulder

Yumiko Kawanishi

Lecturer, UCLA

Chisato Koike

Associate Professor, CSU Los Angeles

Shuhei Kurizaki

Associate Professor, Waseda University

Nayoung Aimee Kwon

Assistant Professor, Duke University

Matthew Marr

Associate Professor, Florida International University

Hiromi Mizuno

Associate Professor, University of Minnesota

Judy Okada

Lecturer, University of Washington

Dennis Patterson

Professor, Texas Tech University

Chari Pradel

Associate Professor, Cal Poly Pomona

Franz Prichard

Assistant Professor, Princeton University

Diane Riggs

Assistant Professor, Western Michigan University

Gabriel Ritter

Curator of Contemporary Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art

Yoko Shirai

Assistant Professor, Occidental College

Jordan Smith

Associate Professor, Josai International University

Marvin Sterling

Associate Professor, Indiana University

Serk-Bae Suh

Associate Professor, UC Irvine

Kristin Surak

Associate Professor, SOAS University of London

Yui Suzuki

Associate Professor, University of Maryland

Susan Strauss

Associate Professor, Penn State

Hiroto Takamiya

Professor, Sapporo University

Michiko Takeuchi

Associate Professor, CSU Long Beach

Yuki Terazawa

Associate Professor, Hofstra University

Leslie Winston

Assistant Adjunct Professor, UCLA

Chinghsin Wu

Postdoc, George Washington University

Peijung Wu

Assistant Professor, National Central University, Taiwan

Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan

Professor, Yale University