Curriculum Vitae

Mike Minoru Yamaguchi

Pasadena, California 91103
Email: mmyamaguchi@komonjo.com
 


CURRENT POSITION

Independent Researcher: Cultural and Economic History of Early-Modern Japan

Owner/Operator: Komonjo.com

 

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

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.

 

EDUCATION

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.

PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES

"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.

 

GRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

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 EXPERIENCES 

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.


For my experiences prior to the above, see my Occupational History.
 

Curriculum Vitae Last Revised: May 2003.
Email: mmyamaguchi@komonjo.com