Junko Habu

Chair, Professor
Center for Japanese Studies
Department of Anthropology

Junko conducts research on human-environmental interaction, human rights, and the long-term sustainability of human cultures and societies in the past and present. The geographic focus of her research is on Japan and East Asia. Using the theoretical framework of historical ecology, her research focuses on the importance of food and subsistence diversity, social networks and local autonomy for understanding the resilience of socioeconomic systems. Her archaeological projects in Japan, including the ...

Kumi Sawada Hadler

Program Director
Center for Japanese Studies

Tessa Machida

Program Coordinator
Center for Japanese Studies