Ph.D. Student, History Department, University of California at Davis.
Comprehensive Masters Examination Passed – June 1998.
Ph.D. Qualifying Examination Passed – December 1999.
Research Field: Social and Economic History of Early-Modern Japan.
Graduate Research Associate, G.W. Skinner Research Team, Anthropology Department, University of California at Davis.
Ph.D. Program, History, University of California at Davis, Fall 1997- Spring 2002.
B.A.: Japanese Major, History Minor, University of California at Davis, Spring 1997.
"Reproduction in a Patrilineal Stem Family System: Japanese Villages in the Nobi Plain, 1717-1869” (with G. William Skinner). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Panel on Family System and Reproductive Strategizing, Philadelphia, December 1998.
"Nikkei Bungaku: A Survey of Japanese Immigrant Literature in California." Paper presented at the Annual Undergraduate Research Conference, University of California at Davis, April 1996.
Research Associate: Dr. G. William Skinner, University of California at Davis, Spring/Summer 2000, Spring/Summer/Fall 2001, Spring 2002.
Field Research: Kyoto, Japan, October 2000 – March 2001, in association with Professor Tsunetoshi Mizoguchi, Historical Geography, Nagoya University.
Research Assistant: Dr. G. William Skinner, University of California at Davis, Summer/Fall 1997, Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall 1998, Winter/Spring/Summer 1999.
Teaching Assistant: Prof. Robert Borgen, History of Asian Civilization – Japan, Winter 2002.
Teaching Assistant: Prof. Susan Mann, History of East Asian Civilization – China, Winter 2000.
Teaching Assistant: Prof. Kyu Hyun Kim, History of East Asian Civilization – Japan, Fall 1999.
Teaching/Technical Assistant: Prof. David Fahy, RTA program (computer-assisted Japanese language acquisition) – Fall 1997, Winter/Spring 1998.
Tutor: Prof. Ritsuko Shigeyama, Japanese – Winter/Spring 1997.
experiences prior to the above, see my Occupational