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Visiting Scholars

Current Visiting Scholars

Zhaohui Bu

Email bzhui@berkeley.edu

Appointment dates 08/05/2014–08/04/2015

Home institution Guangxi University

Field Japanese Language and Culture; Japanese-Chinese Translation

Research topic The study on Analysis of the translation difficulties for Japanese-Chinese Machine Translation; Cultural Exchange Cases Study between China and Japan in Tang period


Saori Kanno

Email skanno@berkeley.edu

Appointment dates 04/01/2015–03/31/2016

Home institution Komazawa University

Field Business Administration

Research topic Cultural Differences in Brand Relationships


Kenji Kawashima

Email kawashima@berkeley.edu

Appointment dates 04/01/2015–03/31/2016

Home institution Hosei University

Field Business Administration

Research topic International Comparative Study on Financial Reporting


Soo-mi Kim

Email soomikim@berkeley.edu

Appointment dates 02/02/2015–02/01/2016

Home institution Korea University

Field Japanese Language and Literature

Research topic The investigation of the state of research on Japanese literature and culture introduced to early modern United States


Yoshikazu Nakada

Email yoshikazu.nakada@berkeley.edu

Appointment dates 08/31/2014–08/30/2015

Home institution Gakushuin University

Field Law and Politics

Research topic Political thought of premodern Japan


Kazuhiro Nishiyama

Email knishiyama@berkeley.edu

Appointment dates 04/01/2015–03/31/2016

Home institution Tokai University

Field Business Administration

Research topic International comparison studies in the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in U.S. and Japan


Ken Nittono

Email nittono@berkeley.edu

Appointment dates 04/20/2015–03/15/2017

Home institution Hosei University

Field Business Administration

Research topic Investigation on web service use in the United States, the difference between internet business models in the United States and Japan, and fundamental studies on statistical analysis for document data written in English and Japanese


Norihiko Ogawa

Email ogawanorihiko@berkeley.edu

Appointment dates 09/01/2014–08/31/2015

Home institution Hosei University

Field Business Administration

Research topic Corporate culture, human resource development, and recruiting practices in Japanese companies


Elizabeth Sharf, Visiting Scholar

Email esharf@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 11/24/2003–11/25/2015

Home Institution Independent Scholar

Field Asian Art History

Research Topic Obaku Zen Portrait Painting


Kensuke Sumii, Visiting Scholar

Email kensukesumii@gmail.com

Appointment Dates 10/29/2009–08/31/2015

Home Institution Independent Scholar

Field Anthropology

Research Topic Neo-liberal political economy and an invention of traditional medicine in an era of globalization


Yoshiaki Takao

Email takaoy@berkeley.edu

Appointment dates 04/01/2015–03/31/2016

Home institution Tokyo Metropolitan University

Field Business Administration

Research topic Comparative studies of identity and identification in organizational contexts between the U.S. and Japan