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CURRENT AFFILIATIONS

 

MA Program, Counseling & Community Psychology

 

2013in progress

School of Health Sciences

Sage Graduate School, Albany, NY

Graduate Assistant

2013current

Dean’s Office, School of Professional & Continuing Education, Sage College, Albany, NY

 

Adjunct

2012present

School of Government & Public Policy

University of Arizona

 

EDUCATION

 

PhD

 

Princeton University, 1991

 

 

Department of Anthropology

MA

 

State University of New York at Albany, 1985

 

 

Department of Anthropology

BA

State University of New York at Albany, 1983

 

Asian Studies & Political Science: Double Major

 

Academic Positions

 

Visiting Assistant Professor

2003–2013

Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona

 

Professor, Dept. Chair

2002–2003

Department of Cultural & Women’s Studies,

Tokyo Jogakkan College

 

Associate Professor

1996–2002

Faculty of Humanities, Tōyō Gakuen University

 

Assistant Professor

1994–96

Faculty of Humanities, Tōyō Gakuen University

 

Assistant Professor

1992–94

Faculty of International Studies,

Kōryō International College

 

SPECIALIZATIONS AND INTERESTS

 

Japan

China

Nationalism

State

Bureaucracies

Education

Religion

Gender

Pop Culture

Consumerism

♦ Political Anthropology

Anthropology of Deception & Simulation

Cultural Psychology

History of Psychology

Historical Macropsychology

 

books

 

Interpreting Japan: Approaches and Applications for the Classroom.  London: Routledge (forthcoming).

 

The State Bearing Gifts: Deception and Disaffection in Japanese Higher Education.  Boulder, Colorado: Lexington Books, 2006. 

 

Nationalisms of Japan: Managing and Mystifying Identity.  Boulder, Colorado: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003. 

 

Japanese Higher Education as Myth.  Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2002. 

 

Nominated for the Francis Hsu Book Prize (2004), Society for East Asian Anthropology, American Anthropological Association. 

 

Wearing Ideology: State, Schooling, and Self-Presentation in Japan.  Oxford: Berg Publishers, 2000. 

 

The Nature of the Japanese State: Rationality and Rituality.  London: Routledge, 1998. 

 

Life in a Japanese Women's College: Learning to Be Ladylike.  London: Routledge, 1997. 

 

Spirits, Selves, and Subjectivity in a Japanese New Religion: The Cultural Psychology of Belief in Sūkyō Mahikari.  Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1997. 

 

Journal ArticleS

 

The Emergence of Psychotherapies in Modern Japan: A Jaynesian Interpretation.  Contemporary Hypnosis and Integrative Therapy.  30(1), 2013 (forthcoming). 

 

♦ Wearing Ideology: How Uniforms Discipline Bodies and Minds in Japan.  Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture, Russian Edition (originally appearing in Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture 1(2):189–214, 1997 (forthcoming). 

 

Mental Imagery and Hallucinations as Adaptive Behavior: Divine Voices and Visions as Neuropsychological Vestiges.  The International Journal of the Image Vol 3(1):25–36, 2012. 

 

♦ Foreign Language Instruction in Japanese Higher Education: The Humanistic Vision or Nationalist Utilitarianism?  Arts and Humanities in Higher Education.  Vol 3(2):211–227, 2004. 

 

♦ Higher Education, Apathy and Post-Meritocracy.  The Language Teacher (Japan Association for Language Teaching).  Volume 25, No. 10:33–29.  October, 2001. 

 

♦ Three Types of English: Genuine, Japan-appropriated and Fantasy English.  New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies II (2):71–90, 2000. 

 

♦ Nationalism in Japan: A Fertile Ideological Field.  Clio's Psyche: Understanding the “Why” of Culture, Current Events, History, and Society (Special Theme Issue: "Psychology of Conspiracy Theories").  December 7(3):133–34, 2000. 

 

♦ How Hello Kitty Commodifies the Cute, Cool, and Camp: "Consumutopia" versus "Control" in Japan.  Journal of Material Culture 5(2):225–45, 2000 (reprinted in Simon Knell’s Museums in the Material World, Simon Knell, ed.). 

 

♦ Postwar Nationalisms of Japan: The Management and Mysticism of Identity.  New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies II (1):24–39, 2000. 

 

♦ Linking State and Self: How the Japanese State Bureaucratizes Subjectivity through "Moral Education."  Anthropological Quarterly 71(3):125–37 (July), 1998. 

 

♦ "Micro-Rituals" that Ritualize Bodies: Learning to Be Ladylike at a Japanese Women's College. Journal of Ritual Studies 11(1):1–14, 1998.   

 

♦ Between State and Society: Juridical Persons under Japan's Ministry of Education.  Sōgō Seisaku Kenkyū (Journal of Policy and Culture, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chūō University) 2:141–59, 1997. 

 

♦ Wearing Ideology: How Uniforms Discipline Bodies and Minds in Japan.  Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture 1(2):189–214, 1997 (reprinted in Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture, Russian Edition, forthcoming). 

 

♦ Commodifying Affection, Authority and Gender in the Everyday Objects of Japan.  Journal of Material Culture 1(3):291–312, 1996. 

 

♦ Cultivating "Femininity" and "Internationalism": Rituals and Routine at a Japanese Women's Junior College.  Ethos 24(2):314–49, 1996. 

 

♦ Standing Stomachs, Clamoring Chests and Cooling Livers: Metaphors in the Psychological Lexicon of Japanese.  Journal of Pragmatics 26:25–50, 1996. 

 

♦ Spirit Possession in Sūkyō Mahikari: A Variety of Sociopsychological Experience.  Japanese Religions 21(2):283–97, 1996. 

 

♦ The Feminization of Body, Behavior, and Belief: Learning to Be an "Office Lady" at a Japanese Women's College.  The American Asian Review 13(2):29–67, 1995. 

 

Learning Morality through Sentiment and the Senses: The Role of Emotional Experience in Sūkyō Mahikari.  Japanese Religions 20(1):56–76, 1995. 

 

♦ Ritualized Practices of Everyday Life: Constructing Self, Status, and Social Structure in Japan.  Journal of Ritual Studies 8(1):53–71, 1994. 

 

♦ "Good Wives and Wise Mothers": Constructing Gender at Japanese Women's Junior College.  Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Ph.D. Kenkyūkai Conference (International House of Japan), pp. 11–24, 1994. 

 

♦ The Body as Symbol: The Physical Embodiment of Morality and Spirituality in Sūkyō Mahikari.  Japanese Religions 18(2):140–61, 1993. 

 

♦ The Authorization of Ritual and the Ritualization of Authority: The Practice of Values in a Japanese New Religion.  Journal of Ritual Studies 6(2):39–58, 1992. 

 

♦ The Master Metaphor of Purity: The Symbolism of Power and Authority in Sūkyō Mahikari.  Japanese Religions 17(2):98–125, 1992. 

 

♦ The Vitalistic Conception of Salvation as Expressed in Sūkyō Mahikari.  Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 19(1):41–68, 1992.  

 

Book chapters

 

♦ Hello Kitty, Japan.  Iconic Designs: 50 Stories about 50 Things.  Ed. Grace Lees-Maffei.  Oxford: Berg (forthcoming). 

 

♦ Hoe Hello Kitty schattig, cool en kitsch commercialiseert.  ‘Consumutopia’ versus ‘controle’ in Japan (How Hello Kitty Commodifies the Cute, Cool, and Camp: "Consumutopia" versus "Control" in Japan).  In Hello Kitty & Gothic Lolita’s: Schattigheidscultuur uit Japan.  Condensed and translated into Dutch by Ivo Smits and Katarzyna Cwiertka.  Leiden University Press and Leiden SieboldHuis Museum (originally appearing in Journal of Material Culture, 2000), 2012, pp. 10723.  

 

Il Sé come Relazioni Sociali Interiorizzate: L’applicazione della teoria jaynesiana ai problemi dell’agentività e della volizione (Italian translation of: The Self as Interiorized Social Relations: Applying a Jaynesian Approach to Problems of Agency and Volition).  In Il nostros inquilino segreto: Psicologia e psicoterapia della coscienza, Roberton Bottini, Alessandro Salvini, Giorgio Nardone, eds.  Trans. Roberto Bottini.  Firenze, Italy: Ponte alle Grazie, 2011, pp. 286‒322 (originally appearing in Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness: Julian Jaynes’s Bicameral Mind Theory Revisited, Marcel Kuijsten, ed.). 

 

♦ Nihon no Daigakusei no Sedaikan Danzetsu wo Norikaesaseru Mono 日本の大学生に世代間断絶を乗り越えさせるもの (Japanese translation of: "Guiding" Japan's University Students through the Generation Gap).  In Wakamono wa Nihon wo Kaeru ka―Sedai Kandan-zetsu no Shakaigaku『若者は日本を変えるか――世代間断絶の社会学』 ("The Generation Gap": Young People in Japan Today and the Creation of Japan Tomorrow), Gordon Mathews and Bruce White, eds. (trans. Kotani Satoshi and Kawahada Hiromi).  Tokyo: Sekai Shisōsha, 2010.  

 

♦ How Hello Kitty Commodifies the Cute, Cool, and Camp: "Consumutopia" versus "Control" in Japan.  In Simon Knell’s Museums in the Material World.  London: Taylor and Francis, pp. 23045, 2007 (originally appearing in Journal of Material Culture, 2000). 

 

♦ The Self as Interiorized Social Relations: Applying a Jaynesian Approach to Problems of Agency and Volition.  In Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness: Julian Jaynes’s Bicameral Mind Theory Revisited.  Marcel Kuijsten, ed.  Henderson, NV: Julian Jaynes Society, pp. 203–232, 2006. 

 

♦ Higher Education and the Ministry: The Capitalist Developmental State, Strategic Schooling, and National Renovationism.  In The “Big Bang in Japanese Higher Education: The 2004 Reforms and the Dynamics of Change.  Jerry Eades, Roger Goodman, and Y. Hata, eds.  TransPacific Press, Melbourne, pp. 76–93, 2005. 

 

♦ Japan’s High Schools, Cram Schools, Vocational Schools, Universities and the Legacy of Imperialism.  In Companion to the Anthropology of Japan, Jennifer Robertson, ed.  London: Blackwell, pp. 261–278, 2005. 

 

♦ "Guiding" Japan's University Students through the Generation Gap.  In "The Generation Gap": Young People in Japan Today and the Creation of Japan Tomorrow, Gordon Mathews and Bruce White, eds. London: CurzonRoutledge, pp. 99–117, 2004. 

 

♦ Implementing IT in the “Perfect Bureaucracy”: “Guidance,” “Reform,” and the Status Quo.  In Roadblocks on the Information Highway: Institutional Barriers to the Technology Revolution in Japanese Education, Jane M. Bachnik, ed.  New York: Lexington Books, pp. 215–227, 2003. 

 

♦ Performing the Part of the English Teacher: The Role of the Anthropologist and the Anthropologist of Roles in Japan.  In I Wouldn't Want Anybody to Know: Native English Teaching in Japan, Bueno, Eva P. and Terry Caesar, eds.  Tokyo: JPGS Press, pp. 134–46, 2003. 

 

♦ Individualization, Individuality, Interiority and the Internet: Japanese University Students and E-mail.  In Japanese Cybercultures, Mark McLelland and Nanette Gottlieb, eds.  London: Routledge, pp.19–33, 2003.  

 

Aisatsu: Ritualized Politeness as Sociopolitical and Economic Management in Japan.  In Japanese Enactments of Culture and Consciousness, Ray T. Donahue, ed.  London: Ablex, pp. 121–136, 2002. 

 

♦ Education Reform in Japan: Fixing Education or Fostering Economic Nation-Statism?  In Globalization and Social Change in Contemporary Japan, eds.  J.S. Eades, Tom Gill and Harumi Befu.  Melbourne: Trans Pacific Press, pp. 76–92, 2000. 

 

ADDITIONAL Academic Publications

 

Humility as a Profession: A Memorial to Julian Jaynes.  In The Julian Jaynes Collection: Biography, Articles, Lectures, Interviews, Discussion.  Marcel Kuijsten, ed.  Henderson, NV: Julian Jaynes Society, pp. 2830, 2011. 

 

Why Did the Unconsciousness Appear in History When It Did?  A Jaynesian Explanation.  The Jaynesian: Newsletter of the Julian Jaynes Society.  Winter, Vol. 4(3), 2010. 

 

Individualizing Japanese Student Uniforms.  In Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion.  Vol. 6East Asia, Online Exclusives.  Oxford: Berg, 2012. 

 

♦ Antifashion in East Asian Dress: Power of Uniforms.  In Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion.  Vol. 6East Asia, Part 2, pp. 8188, Oxford: Berg, 2010. 

 

♦ Humility as a Profession: A Memorial to Julian JaynesFebruary 27, 1920–November 21, 1997.  The Jaynesian: Newsletter of the Julian Jaynes Society.  Vol. 1(2):12, (winter) 2007 (reprinted in The Julian Jaynes Collection: Biography, Articles, Lectures, Interviews, Discussion, Marcel Kuijsten, ed.). 

 

♦ Dress Codes.  Berg Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Vol. 1, pp. 377–78, 2005. 

 

♦ Uniforms: School.  Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Vol. 3, pp. 373–78, 2005. 

 

♦ Summary of Life in a Japanese Women’s College: Learning to Be Ladylike (1997) (trans. Sugawa Akiko).  In Bunka Jinruigaku Bunka Jiten (文化人類学文献事典).  Encyclopedia of Basic Books in Cultural Anthropology.  Eds. Komatsu Kazuhiko, Tani Yutaka, Hara Takehiko, Tanaka Masakazu, and Watanabe Kōzō.  Tokyo: Kōbundō, 2004. 

 

♦ Postwar Japan’s “Hard” and “Soft Nationalism.” Japan Policy Research Institute Working Paper No. 73 (Japan Policy Research Institute).  January, 2001. 

 

♦ Gender, Higher Education, and Reform."  On CUE: College and University Educators Newsletter 3(2):23–30 (December), pp. 25–7, 1998. 

 

♦ Building "Japaneseness": The Meanings of "Culture."  The Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan.  Fourth Series, Volume 12:47–73, 1997. 

 

♦ The Visions of Saint-Simon: Modernity's Faith in Progress and Positivism.  Tōyō Gakuen Daigaku Kiyō (Tōyō Gakuen University Research Bulletin) 5:113–25, 1997. 

 

♦ Discussion: Reply to Kinsella (re: Brian McVeigh's "Commodifying Affection, Authority and Gender in the Everyday Objects of Japan," Journal of Material Culture 1[3]:291–312, 1996).  Journal of Material Culture 2(3):397–99, 1997. 

 

♦ Towards True Multiculturalism: Ideas for Teachers.  On JALT 96 Crossing Borders: The Proceedings of the JALT 1996 International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning (The Japan Association for Language Teaching), pp. 150–53.  August, 1997. 

 

♦ States of Gendered Subjectivity: How the Japanese State Produces Femininity.  In Jiendā to "Daisan Sekai no Joseitachi" ジエンダーと「第三世界の女性たち」 (Gender and "Third World Women"), Uchiyamada Yasushi, ed.  Kokusai Kaihatsu Kōtō Kyōiku Kikō, Kokusai Kaihatsu Kenkyū Sentā (Research Center for International Development, Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development), pp. 53–75.  March, 1997. 

 

♦ Rationality, Bureaucracy, and Belief in the Japanese State.  Tōyō Gakuen Daigaku Kiyō (Tōyō Gakuen University Research Bulletin) 4:125–40, 1996. 

 

♦ Shaking State and Society in Japan: Problems of an Over-Rationalized Society.  Kenkyūshitsu Dayori (Report From the Research Office) 27:75–84, 1996. 

 

♦ The Formalized Learning Style of Japanese Students.  On CUE: College and University Educators Newsletter 3(2):23–30, December, 1995. 

 

♦ Society in the Self: The Anthropology of Agency.  Tōyō Gakuen Daigaku Kiyō (Tōyō Gakuen University Research Bulletin) 3:33–48, 1995. 

 

♦ The Formalized Learning Style of Japanese Students.  ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) Document Reproduction Service No. ED 403 755.  November, 1995. 

 

♦ Mental Acts as Social Behavior: Reuniting Body, Mind, and Practice.  Cross Culture: Kōryō Joshi Tandai Kenkyū Kiyō (Kōryō Women's Junior College Research Bulletin) 12:403–429, 1994.  

 

Commentator for Panel: Christine R. Yano's "Longing for Furusato: The Shaping of Nostalgia in Japanese Popular Song," and Carolyn Stevens' "Whose Ettō is it, anyway?"  New Year's Activities in a Yokohama Yoseba."  Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Ph.D. Kenkyūkai Conference (International House of Japan), pp. 136–39, 1994. 

 

♦ Styles of Self–presentation in Japan: Notes on Theatricality, Sociality, and Subjectivity.  Cross Culture: Kōryō Joshi Tandai Kenkyū Kiyō (Kōryō Women's Junior College Research Bulletin) 12:432-476, 1994. 

 

♦ Muishiki no Shakaika to Nichijō no Seikatsu ni okeru Girei 無意識の社会化と日常の生活における儀礼 (Nonconscious Socialization and the Rituals of Everyday Life).  Cross Culture: Kōryō Joshi Tandai Kenkyū Kiyō (Kōryō Women's Junior College Research Bulletin) 11:458–62, 1993. 

 

♦ Beyond Confusion: Culture, Cognition and Consciousness.  Cross Culture: Kōryō Joshi Tandai Kenkyū Kiyō (Kōryō Women's Junior College Research Bulletin) 11:205–34, 1993. 

 

♦ Gratitude, Obedience, and Humility of Heart: The Morality of Dependency in a New Religion.  Journal of Social Science (International Christian University) 30(2):107–125, 1991. 

 

Gratitude, Obedience, and Humility of Heart: The Cultural Construction of Belief in a Japanese New Religion.  Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Princeton University, Anthropology Department, 1991.

 

Book Reviews AND REVIEW ESSAYS

 

♦ Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests (Andrew Yeo).  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011 (forthcoming). 

 

Pop Culture and the Everyday in Japan: Sociological Perspectives (ed. Katsuya Minamida and Izumi Tsuji, trans. Leone R. Strickland).  Melbourne: Trans Pacific Press, 2012 (forthcoming). 

 

Education and Equal Opportunity in Japan (Akito Okada).  New York: Berghahn Books, 2012.  Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, (N.S.), 15, 45182, 2013. 

 

♦ Japan on the Couch.  Review of Japan in Analysis: Cultures of the Unconscious (Ian Parker).  New York: Palgrave, 2008.  Theory & Psychology Vol. 22(3):37476, June 2012. 

 

Soft Power Superpowers: Cultural and National Assets of Japan and the United States (Watanabe Yasushi and David L. McConnell, eds.).  Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2008.  Journal of Japanese Studies.  36(2):38286, 2010. 

 

Welfare and Capitalism in Postwar Japan: Party, Bureaucracy, and Business (Margarita Estevez-Abe).  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.  In H-Net Reviews.  2009. 

 

The Japanese Challenge to the American Neoliberal World Order: Identity, Meaning, and Foreign Policy (Yong Wook Lee).  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2008.  In H-Net Reviews.  2009. 

 

In Therapy We Trust: America’s Obsession with Self-Fulfillment (Eva S. Moskowitz).  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, 2001.  For Metapsychology Online Reviews, 2009.  

 

Primary School in Japan: Self, Individuality and Learning in Elementary Education (Peter Cave).  London: Routledge, 2007.  Man: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008. 

 

Saving the Modern Soul: Therapy, Emotions, and the Culture of Self-Help (Eva Illouz).  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.  For Metapsychology Online Reviews, 2008. 

 

Consciousness, Self-Consciousness, and the Science of Being Human (Simeon Locke).  Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2008.  For Metapsychology Online Reviews, 2008. 

 

Describing Inner Experience?  Proponent Meets Skeptic (Russell T. Hurlburt and Eric Schwitzgebel).  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007.  For Metapsychology Online Reviews, 2008. 

 

A History of Nationalism in Modern Japan: Placing the People (Kevin M. Doak).  Leiden: Brill, 2007.  In H-Net Reviews.  2008. 

 

Globalisation and the Asia-Pacific: Contested Perspectives and Diverse Experiences (eds. Iyanathul Islam and Moazzem Hossain).  Northhampton, MA: Edgar Edward, 2006.  For Geschichte.transnational/history.transnational, 2006. 

 

Self-Help, Inc: Makeover Culture in American Life (Micki McGee).  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.  For Metapsychology Online Reviews, 2006. 

 

Getting under the Skin (Bernadette Wegenstein).  Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2005.  For Metapsychology Online Reviews, 2005. 

 

Islands of Eight Million Smiles: Idol Performance and Symbolic Production in Contemporary Japan (Hiroshi Aoyagi).  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center.  In Journal of Japanese Studies, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 462-67, 2006. 

 

Nation and Nationalism in Japan (ed. Sandra Wilson).  London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2002.  In Journal of Asian Studies Vol. 64(4):1030–1031, 2005. 

 

World-Systems Analysis: An Introduction (Immanuel Wallerstein).  Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2004.  In H-Net Reviews.  2004. 

 

Legitimacy in International Society: Japan's Reaction to Global Wildlife Preservation (Isao Miyaoka).  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  In H-Net Reviews (in press). 

 

The State of Civil Society in Japan (eds. Frank J. Schwartz and Susan J. Pharr).  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.  In H-Net Reviews.  2004.

 

Youth Deviance in Japan: Class Reproduction of Non-Conformity (Robert Stuart Yoder).  Melbourne, Australia: Trans Pacific Press, 2004.  In Pacific Affairs 77(4):753, Winter 2005–2004. 

 

Japan's Foreign Policy Maturation: A Quest for Normalcy (Kevin J. Cooney).  New York & London: Routledge, 2002.  In H-Net Reviews.  November, 2004.  

 

Japan's Managed Globalization: Adapting to the Twenty-First Century (Ulrike Schaede and William Grimes, eds).  Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2004.  In H-Net Reviews. 2004. 

 

The Social Sciences in Modern Japan: The Marxian and Modernist Traditions (Andrew B. Barshay).  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.  In H-Net Reviews.  2004. 

 

Colonizing Sex: Sexology and Social Control in Modern Japan (Sabine Frühstük).  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.  In H-Net Reviews.  2004.  

 

Balancing Risks: Great Power Intervention in the Periphery (Jeffrey W. Taliaferro).  Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2004. In H-Net Reviews.  2004.

 

History's Disquiet: Modernity, Cultural Practice, and the Question of Everyday Life (Harry Harootunian).  Columbia University Press, 2000.  In Social Science Japan Journal Vol 7(1): 129–32, April 2004. 

 

Reconfiguring Modernity: Concepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideology (Julia Adeney Thomas).  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.  In Asian Studies Review, 2003. 

 

The Emptiness of Japanese Affluence (Gavan McCormack).  Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe.  In Pacific Affairs Vol 75(40:605–606), 2003. 

 

Religion and Social Crisis in Japan: Understanding Japanese Society through the Aum Affair (ed. Robert J. Kisala and Mark R. Mullins).  Palgrave, 2001.  In Journal of Japanese Studies, 29(1), pp. 187–91, 2003. 

 

Modern Girls, Shining Stars, The Skies of Tokyo: 5 Japanese Women (Phyllis Birnbaum).  New York:Columbia University Press.  In New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies 1(2):154–56, 1999. 

 

Japanese Religions: Past and Present (Ian Reader, Esben Andreasen, and Finn Stefánsson).  Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.  In Japanese Religions 20(2):201–6, 1995. 

 

Invited lectures

 

♦Jaynes Theory: Overview and Q&A with Rabbi James Cohn and Marcel Kuijsten.  The 2013 Julian Jaynes Society Conference on Consciousness and Bicameral Studies.  Temple Israel, Charleston, West Virginia, June 58, 2013. 

 

The Emergence of Psychotherapies in Modern Japan: A Jaynesian Interpretation.  The 2013 Julian Jaynes Society Conference on Consciousness and Bicameral Studies.  Temple Israel, Charleston, West Virginia, June 58, 2013. 

 

♦ Fashion as Self-Consumption: Personalizing and Individualizing Student Uniforms in Japan.  Ninth Annual Fashion Symposium: Japan Fashion.  Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY.  November 4, 2010. 

 

♦ Academic Collaboration: Lessons from the Past and Challenges for the Future.  FeedForth 2008 Interdisciplinary Research Form Colloquium.  Nagoya University.  Simultaneous teleconferenced in Tucson, Nagoya, Vermont, and Guatemala.  October 31, 2008. 

 

♦ Nationalisms of Japan.  Invited class lecture, Department of Political Science.  University of Arizona.  September 23, 2008. 

 

♦ Elephants in the Psychology Department: Barriers to Understanding Julian Jaynes’s Theories.  Consciousness Discussion Forum, Center for Consciousness Studies, University of Arizona.  September 12, 2007. 

 

♦ Explaining Hypnosis, Possession, and Volition: A Jaynesian Approach to the Varieties of Consciousness.  2005 Julian Jaynes Memorial Symposium on Consciousness: “Hearing Voices Called Gods.”  Psychology Department, University of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.  September 23, 2005. 

 

♦ Educational and Economic Nationalism in Japan.  Invited lecture.  Georgetown University.  April 19, 2004. 

 

Keynote Speaker: Developing "Consumutopias": Emerging Geographies of Theme Parks, Cyberspace, and the Interiorized Individual.  Asian Geographers Section Group, Association of American Geographers Centennial Conference, Philadelphia, March 14–19, 2004. 

 

♦ "Consumutopias": Emerging Geographies of Theme Parks, Convenience Stores, and the Interiorized Individual.  Department of Geography and Development, University of Arizona.  February 27, 2004. 

 

♦ Higher Education Reform in Japan: From "Immobilism" to National Renovation.  Lecture Series, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona.  February 5, 2004. 

 

♦ Nationalisms of Japan.  Invited class lecture.  Department of Political Science.  University of Arizona.  September 30, 2003. 

 

Lecture on Japanese Higher Education as Myth for "Book Break" at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (FCCJ), Tokyo.  May 12, 2003. 

 

♦ The Paradox of Japanese Nationalism: Domain and Degree Analysis.  German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo.  October 30, 2002. 

 

♦ The Role of the State in Japanese Education.  Invited class lecture.  Japanese History; Prof. Kevin Doak).  Konan University, Kobe.  February 19, 2001. 

 

♦ Sexual Depictions and "Cuteness" in Japanese Popular Culture.  Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University.  July 5, 2000. 

 

♦ Three Types of English: Genuine, Japan-appropriated and Fantasy English.  Department of General and Applied Linguistics, University of Waikato, New Zealand.  February 14, 2000. 

 

♦ Postwar Nationalisms of Japan: Ideology and Identity in a House of Mirrors.  Department of East Asian Studies, University of Waikato, New Zealand.  February 14, 2000. 

 

♦ Spirit Possession in Sūkyō Mahikari: A Variety of Sociopsychological Experience.  Triangle East Asia Colloquium, "Madness and East Asian Civilization: Possession and Exorcism as Therapy in China and Japan."  Religion Department, Duke University.  February 27, 1999. 

 

♦ Nihon Bunka ni okeru Kōkyōsei to Puraibēto 日本文化における公共性とプライベート (Public and Private in Japanese Culture).  Kōkyō Tetsugaku Kyōdō Kenkyūkai (Joint Conference on Public Philosophy).  Shōrai Sedai Sōgō Kenkyūsho (Institute for the Integrated Study of Future Generations).  Kyoto.  January 21–24, 1999. 

 

♦ Spirits, Secretaries and the State: Expressions of Everyday Nationalism in Japan.  Department of Cultural Anthropology, Triangle East Asia Colloquium, and Asian/Pacific Studies Institute, Duke University.  March 1, 1999.

 

♦ Acknowledging Three Types of English: Genuine, Japan-appropriated and Fantasy English.  Japanese Association of Language Teachers, Yokohama Chapter.  July 11, 1999.

 

♦ Uniforms and "Cuteness": Expressions of Official and Unofficial Ideologies in Japan's Popular Culture.  International Communication Seminar Series.  Center of International Education and Exchange Program Lecture Series (at Waseda University).  Tokyo.  September 30, 1997. 

 

♦ Japan's Ministry of Education: Strategic Schooling and the State.  German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo.  July 6, 1997. 

 

♦ The Role of the State in the Japanese Educational System.  Invited class lecture.  In "Japanese Business and Globalization" Course, Center of International Education and Exchange Program (at Waseda University).  Tokyo, April 4, 1997.

 

♦ The Meaning of "Culture" and Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs.  Asiatic Society of Japan, Tokyo.  March 25, 1997. 

 

♦ How the Japanese State Produces Femininity.  Seminar on Gender, at Kokusai Kaihatsu Kōtō Kyōiku Kikō, Kokusai Kaihatsu Kenkyū Sentâ (Research Center for International Development, Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development).  Tokyo.  October 18, 1996. 

 

♦ HanshinAwaji Daishinsai ni Mirareta Nihon Gyōsei Kikan no Mondaiten ni tsuite 阪神淡路大震災に見られた日本行政機関の問題点について (Problems Concerning Japan's Administrative Institutions as Seen in the Hanshin-Awaji Great Earthquake).  Seikatsu Bunka Sōgō Kenkyūjo (Research Institute on Quality of Life), Tokyo.  July 10, 1996. 

 

Concluding Remarks.  Workshop on Japanese Perspectives on Asian Religions: The Ethnographic Approach.  Department of Japanese Studies, National University of Singapore.  March 30, 1996. 

 

♦ Japan's Ministry of Education: The State's Use of Strategic Schooling.  Department of Comparative Culture, Sophia University, Tokyo.  December 15, 1995. 

 

♦ The Meaning of "Internationalization" in Japan.  For "Japan edukâshon adovansumento asoshêshon" (Japan Education Advancement Association).  International House of Japan, Tokyo.  November 15, 1995. 

 

♦ The History of Psychological Anthropology.  Invited class lecture.  Psychology of Consciousness; Prof. Julian Jaynes).  Department of Psychology, Princeton University.  April 20, 1991.   

 

Conference Presentations

 

♦ The Psychology of Modernity.  2013 Julian Jaynes Society Conference on Consciousness and Bicameral Studies.  Temple Israel, Charleston, West Virginia, June 5‒8, 2013 (planned). 

 

Mental Imagery and Hallucinations as Adaptive Behavior: Divine Voices and Visions as Neuropsychological Vestiges.  Organizing Committee for the Third International Conference of the Image.  Higher School of the Humanities and Journalism.  Poznan, Poland, September 14‒16, 2012 (virtual presentation). 

 

♦ Hallucinations as Adaptation: Divine Voices, Visions, and Autoscopy as Neuropsychological Vestiges.  Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference.  Center for Consciousness Studies, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort Hotel, Tucson, AZ, April 9–12, 2012. 

 

♦ Globalizing Spiritual Physics: Motora Yūjirō and the Origins of Japanese Psychology.  Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies.  California State University, Northridge, October 2223, 2010. 

 

Why Did the Unconsciousness Appear in History When It Did?  A Jaynesian Explanation.  Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference.  Center for Consciousness Studies, Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, AZ, April 8–12, 2010. 

 

♦ Globalizing Spiritual Physics: Motora Yūjirō and the Origins of Japanese Psychology.  Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies.  University of Arizona, October 2324, 2009. 

 

♦ Hallucinations as Adaptive Behavior: Divine Voices and Visions as Neuropsychological Vestiges.  The Second Annual Julian Jaynes Conference on Consciousness.  University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.  August 7–9, 2008. 

 

♦ The Lost Voice of God: Julian Jaynes and Neurotheology.  Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference.  Center for Consciousness Studies, Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, AZ, April 812, 2008. 

 

♦ Organizer of Preconference Workshop (with Marcel Kuijsten): Reappraising Julian Jaynes’s Theory of Consciousness and the Bicameral Mind: 30 Years of New Evidence.  Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference.  Center for Consciousness Studies, Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, AZ, April 812, 2008. 

 

♦ Ignoring the Elephants: Overcoming Intellectual Barriers to Understanding Julian Jaynes.  American Anthropological Association Conference, Washington, DC, November 28December 3, 2007.  Paper kindly read by Dana Raphael in my absence. 

 

Individual Personality, Corporate Personality, and the Legal Virtualization of Personhood: Empowering the Propertied Self.  American Anthropological Association Conference, San Jose, November 19–25, 2006. 

 

Discussant for Panel: Mediating Nationalism in Contemporary Northeast Asia: Intimacy, Identity, and Media.  American Anthropological Association Conference, San Jose, November 1925, 2006. 

 

Discussant for Panel: Western Influences on Japanese New Religions (not on official program; asked while at Conference).  American Anthropological Association Conference, San Jose, November 1925, 2006. 

 

Overcoming Intellectual Barriers to Understanding Jaynes’ Theory.  The First Annual Julian Jaynes Conference on Consciousness.  University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.  August 3–5, 2006. 

 

Discussant for Panel: Supplementary Schooling and Its Significance in Contemporary Japan and South Korea.  Association for Asian Studies.  San Francisco, April 6–9, 2006. 

 

♦ Japan’s Convenience Stores: Consumutopias and the Propertied Self.  Invited Session: The Politics of Appearance in East Asia.  American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C., December 2, 2005. 

 

Exchange Dramatics: Dramatizing One's Self-Worth in Japan's "Examocracy."  16th Japan Anthropology Workshop Conference.  University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, March 17–21, 2005. 

 

"Exchange Dramatics": Dramatizing One's Self-Worth in Japan's "Examocracy."  Society of East Asian Anthropology (American Anthropological Association).  University of Berkeley, Nov. 20, 2004. 

 

♦ From "Immobilism" to National Renovation: Higher Education Reform in Japan.  Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast Conference.  Association of Asian Studies, San Diego, March 4–7, 2004. 

 

♦ Higher Education Reform in Japan: From "Immobilism" to National Renovation.   Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast Conference.  East–West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 19–22, 2003. 

 

♦ Economics as Theatrics: Dramatizations of Social Relations through Gift Exchange among Chinese Americans.  Invited Session: The Politics of Appearance in East Asia.   American Anthropological Association.  Chicago, November 25, 2003. 

 

♦ The "Gift of Guidance": State, Students and Dramatizations of Self-Worth.  Anthropology of Japan in Japan (AJJ) Conference.  Asian Pacific University, April 20, 2003. 

 

♦ Identity, Individualization, and the Internet: Japanese University Students and E-mail.  Association of Asian Studies Conference.  New York City, March 29, 2003. 

 

♦ How to Measure the State: Degrees of "Stateness" in Japanese Media and Education.  American Anthropological Association Meeting.  New Orleans, November 23, 2002.

 

♦ "Consumutopia": Hello Kitty, Cyberspace, and the Production of Place.  Anthropology of Japan in Japan (AJJ) Workshop.  Sophia University, Ichigaya Campus, Tokyo.  November 3, 2002. 

 

♦ Domain and Degree Analysis: Explaining the Paradox of Japanese Nationalism.  Asian Studies Conference 2002, 14th Biennial Conference.  Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.  July 1-3, 2002. 

 

♦ Nihonjin Gakusei ni Taisuru Nihon Bunka Kyōju ni Kanshite no Kōsatsu 日本人学生に対する日本文化教授に関しての考察 (Thoughts on Teaching Japanese Culture to Japanese Students).  Minzoku Gakkai Shakai (Ethnological Society of Japan).  Kanazawa University.  June 1–2, 2002. 

 

♦ Higher Education Reform in Japan: Rhetoric, Reality, and Renovationist Nationalism.  Japan Anthropology Workshop Conference (JAWS).  Yale University, May 10–12, 2002. 

 

♦ Splitting the Self into “I’s” and “Me’s”: Social Dramatics, Consumption, and Everyday Fashion.”  American Anthropological Association Meeting.  Washington, November 30, 2001. 

 

Productive Spaces and Non-Places: Public Space in Urban Japan.  Anthropology of Japan in Japan (AJJ) Workshop.  Sophia University, Ichigaya Campus, Tokyo.  November 17, 2001. 

 

♦ Resisting Rules, Regulations, and Regimentation: Japanese University Life as a Counter Disciplining Period.  Association of Asian Studies, Japan Chapter.  Sophia University, Tokyo.  June 15, 2001. 

 

♦ The Informalities of Maintaining “Institutional Face” in Japanese Universities.  Association of Asian Studies, Chicago.  March 25, 2001. 

 

♦ Ethnicity and Citizenship: The Management and Mysticism of Japanese National Identity.  American Anthropological Association Meeting.  San Francisco.  November 15, 2000.

 

♦ The Ideology of “Guidance” in Japan: State, Schools, and Students.  Japanese Association of Language Teachers 26th Annual Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, Shizuoka.  November 4, 2000. 

 

♦ Uniforming Selves: Personal Appearance, Solidarity, and Institutional Face in Japanese Schools.  European Association for Japanese Studies Conference, Anthropology and Sociology (Japan Anthropology Workshop—JAWS Section).  Lahti, Finland.  August 26, 2000. 

 

♦ “Folk Psychologies” and “False Psychologies”: The Case of Introspection.  Mind and Activity Workshop.  Meiji Gakuin University.  July 1, 2000.  

 

♦ Spirits, Secretaries, Schooling and the State: Expressions of Japanese Nationalism.  American Anthropological Association Meeting.  Chicago.  November 17, 1999. 

 

♦ Gendered State and State Gendering: Civil Society or Statized Society?  "Public Philosophy and the Future Conference."  Department of Advanced Social and International Studies, University of Tokyo.  September 24–26, 1999.  

 

♦ Japanese Civility as an "Invisible Institution": How Nonconscious Practices Account for the Illusion of Social Stability.  Mind and Activity Workshop.  Meiji Gakuin University.  June 19, 1999. 

 

♦ What Cuteness, Cleanliness and Consumerism Say about the "Group Model" in Japan.  Anthropology of Japan in Japan 1999 Annual Meeting.  The Institute of Comparative Culture, Sophia University.  May 9, 1999.  

 

♦ Manners, Morals, and Modernity: The Political Economics of Japanese Politeness.  American Anthropological Association Meeting.  Philadelphia.  December 5, 1998. 

 

♦ Japan's Higher Education System: Demoralized and Genderized.  College and University Educators Forum on Higher Education, Japanese Association of Language Teachers 24th Annual Conference.  Omiya.  November 22, 1998. 

 

♦ Students Who Pretend Not to Know: The Official Gaze and University Education in Japan.  The Second Asian Studies Conference.  Sophia University, Tokyo.  June 20, 1998. 

 

♦ How the Japanese State Shapes Subjectivity through "Lifelong Learning."  The 43nd International Conference of Eastern Studies.  Tokyo.  May 23, 1998. 

 

♦ How the Japanese State Links Nationality, Culture, Race, and Economic Progress to Construct "Japaneseness."  1998 Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies.  Washington.  March 29, 1998. 

 

♦ Educational Reform or Reinforcement of the Status Quo?  Symposium at the Institute for Cultural and Human Research, Kyoto Bunkyo University.  Kyoto.  March 14–15, 1998. 

 

Seken: The Sociopsychology of Being Observed in Japan's Political Economy.  The 42nd International Conference of Eastern Studies, Tokyo.  May 31, 1997. 

 

♦ Putting the State into Society: Japan's Ministry of Education and Its Use of "Lifelong Learning"/"Social Education."  The Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Alumni Meeting, Tokyo.  April 9, 1997.  

 

♦ Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs: How the State Links Nationality, Ethnicity, Race, and Economic Progress.  American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco.  November 24, 1996. 

 

♦ Japan's Ministry of Education: Strategic Schooling and the State.  Asian Perspectives in Education for the 21st Century, Asian Comparative Education Association 1st Meeting.  Waseda University, Tokyo.  December 11, 1996. 

 

♦ Towards True Multiculturalism: Ideas for Teachers.  Japanese Association of Language Teachers 22nd Annual Conference, Hiroshima.  November 2, 1996. 

 

♦ Japan's Ministry of Education: The Ideology and Institutions of Strategic Schooling.  14th Conference of the International Association of Historians of Asia.  Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.  May 21, 1996. 

 

♦ The Uses and Abuses of "Culture" in Japanese Studies.  Cultural and Historical Studies Group, Ph.D. Kenkyūkai, International House, Tokyo.  March 19, 1996. 

 

♦ The Institutional and Ideological Roots of Women's Junior Colleges in Japan.  Japan Journal of Policy and Culture Working Paper Presentation.  Faculty of Policy Studies, Chūō University, Tokyo.  December 8, 1995. 

 

♦ The Formalized Learning Style of Japanese Students.  Japanese Association of Language Teachers 21st Annual Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, Nagoya. November 1, 1995. 

 

♦ Rituals of Civility: The Role of Moral Education in Japan.  The 40th International Conference of Eastern Studies, Tokyo.  May 12, 1995. 

 

♦ Spirit Possession: A Variety of Sociopsychological Behavior.  Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness Annual Conference, Berkeley, CA.  March 30, 1995. 

 

♦ Experiencing the Exotica of Christmas: Cultivating "Femininity" and "Internationalism" at a Japanese Women's Junior College.  American Anthropological Association Meeting.  Atlanta.  November 30, 1994. 

 

♦ Computers, Classrooms, Culture, and Cognitive Styles: Responses to Technologies of Teaching.  Japanese Association of Language Teachers 20th Annual Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, Matsuyama.  October 10, 1994. 

 

Commentator for Panel: Issues in Japanese Society and Economy: Tom Gill's "Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle on the Streets of Yokohama" and Eluen Ann Yeh's "Normalizing Japan: Narratives of Disability Related to Epilepsy.  "Sixth Annual Ph.D. Kenkyūkai Conference.  International House of Japan, Tokyo.  June 10, 1994. 

 

♦ New Religions, Office Ladies, and Teaching Morals in Schools: Three Expressions/Examples of Japanese Ethnomorality.  39th International Conference of Orientalists in Japan,  Tokyo.  May 10, 1994. 

 

♦ "Good Wives and Wise Mothers": Constructing Gender at a Japanese Women's Junior College,.” Fifth Annual Ph.D. Kenkyūkai Conference.  International House of Japan, Tokyo.  June 10, 1993. 

 

♦ Engendering Gender Through the Body: Learning to be an "Office Lady" at a Japanese Women's College.  American Anthropological Association Meeting, Washington, DC.  November 15, 1993. 

 

Commentator for Panel: Value and Behavior in Historical and Cultural Studies of Japan: Christine R. Yano's "Longing for Furusato: The Shaping of Nostalgia in Japanese Popular Song" and Carolyn Stevens' "Whose Ettō is it, anyway?"  New Year's Activities in a Yokohama Yoseba."  Fifth Annual Ph.D. Kenkyūkai Conference.  International House of Japan, Tokyo.  June 10, 1993. 

 

♦ Engendering Gender Through the Body: Learning to be an "Office Lady" at a Japanese Women's College.  38th International Conference of Orientalists in Japan, Tokyo. May 14, 1993. 

 

♦ The Morality of Dependency: Sociopolitical Values in a New Religion.  Fourth Annual Ph.D. Kenkyūkai Conference.  The End of Postwar Japan: Prospects and Reflections."  International House of Japan, Tokyo.  July 7, 1992. 

 

♦ The Ethnomorality of Sūkyō Mahikari.  Anthropology and Sociology Group.  Ph.D. Kenkyūkai.  International House of Japan, Tokyo.  October 10, 1990. 

 

Concluding Remarks of Conference: Continuity and Change in the Japanese Political Economy.  Third Annual Ph.D. Kenkyūkai Conference.  International House of Japan, Tokyo.  July 1990. 

 

♦ Sūkyō Mahikari: The Cultural Construction of Belief.  Anthropology and Sociology Group, Ph.D. Kenkyūkai.  International House of Japan, Tokyo.  May 12, 1989. 

 

♦ Chinese Conceptions of Self.  Invited class lecture.  In "Anthropology of Self" Course.  Department of Anthropology, State University of New York at Albany.  May 15, 1985. 

 

♦ Thought Reform: An Analysis of Categories of Chinese Political Thought.  New York Conference on Asian Studies.  State University College at Cortland, New York, October 10, 1984. 

 

♦ The Balinese Cockfights as a Sociological Phenomenon.  The New York Conference on Asian Studies, Hartwick College, New York.  October 25, 1981. 

 

Awards

 

♦ Nominated for the Francis Hsu Book Prize, 2004: Japanese Higher Education as Myth (2002), Society for East Asian Anthropology Section of the American Anthropological Association

Magna Cum Laude, 1983

♦ Phi Alpha Theta, 1982

♦ Dean's List, 1978–82

 

Scholarships, fellowships, and support

 

♦ Graduate Fellowship, Princeton University

1990–91

♦ Graduate Fellowship, Princeton University

1988–89

♦ Japanese Ministry of Education Scholarship

1989–91

♦ Grant from East Asian Studies Department, Princeton University

1988–89

♦ Japan Foundation Fellowship

1987–88

♦ Stanford Inter-University Center Committee Award

1987–88

♦ Research Assistant, Department of Anthropology, Princeton University

1987

♦ National Resource Fellowship

1986

♦ Graduate Fellowship, Princeton University

1986–87

♦ Graduate Fellowship, Princeton University

1985–86

 

Funding

 

♦ Small Travel Grant, East Asian Studies Dept., University of Arizona

2010

♦ Small Travel Grant, East Asian Studies Dept., University of Arizona

2008

♦ Small Travel Grant, East Asian Studies Dept., University of Arizona

2007

♦ Small Travel Grant, East Asian Studies Dept., University of Arizona

2006

♦ Foreign Travel Grant, International Affairs, University of Arizona

2005

♦ Small Travel Grant, East Asian Studies Dept., University of Arizona

2005

♦ Small Travel Grant, East Asian Studies Dept., University of Arizona

2004

♦ Special Merit Fund, Tokyo Jogakkan College

2003

♦ Special Merit Fund, Tokyo Jogakkan College

2002

♦ Research Funds and International and Domestic Travel Grants, Tōyō Gakuen University

2001–2002

♦ Research Funds and International and Domestic Travel Grants, Tōyō Gakuen University

2000–2001

♦ Research Funds and International and Domestic Travel Grants, Tōyō Gakuen University

1999–2000

♦ Research Funds and International and Domestic Travel Grants, Tōyō Gakuen University

1998–99

♦ Research Funds and International and Domestic Travel Grants, Tōyō Gakuen University

1997–98

♦ Special Research Grant, Tōyō Gakuen University

1996–97

♦ Research Funds and International and Domestic Travel Grants, Tōyō Gakuen University

1996–97

♦ Research Funds and International and Domestic Travel Grants, Tōyō Gakuen University

1995–96

♦ Research Funds and International and Domestic Travel Grants, Tōyō Gakuen University

1994–95

♦ Travel Grant, Kōryō International College

1993

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

Administrative Positions:

 

♦ Department Chair, Tokyo Jogakkan College, Department of Cultural & Women’s Studies, 2002–2003

Academic Advisor, Center for Undergraduate Education, State University of New York at Albany, 1984–85

 

Committees:

 

♦ Faculty Search, East Asian Studies Department, University of Arizona, 2009

♦ Review, Tokyo Jogakkan College, 2002–2003

♦ Rules and Regulations, Tokyo Jogakkan College, 2002–2003

♦ Admissions and Scholastic Standing, Tokyo Jogakkan College, 2002–2003

♦ Chair, Advisory Committee for Appointments and Promotions, Tokyo Jogakkan College, 2002

♦ Chair, Library Acquisitions, Tokyo Jogakkan College, 2002

♦ Chair, Planning and Resources, Tokyo Jogakkan College, 2002

♦ Curriculum Development, Tokyo Jogakkan Educational Foundation, 2001–2002

♦ Faculty Development, Tokyo Jogakkan Educational Foundation, 2001–2002

♦ International Exchange, Tōyō Gakuen University, 1994–2001

♦ Educational Affairs, Kōryō International College, 1992–94

♦ International Lecture Series, Kōryō International College, 1992–94

♦ General Affairs, Kōryō International College, 1992–94

♦ Faculty Search, Atomi Gakuen College, 1991

 

Other Administrative Experiences:

♦ University Opening Preparations Office, Tokyo Jogakkan Educational Foundation, 2001–2002

♦ Admissions Office Advisor, Tokyo Jogakkan College, 2002

♦ Library Advisor, Tokyo Jogakkan College, 2002

♦ Student Advisor, Tōyō Gakuen University, 1998–2001

♦ Class Advisor, Tōyō Gakuen University, 1994–98

♦ University Entrance Examination Evaluation, Tōyō Gakuen University, 1994–2001

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

Associate Editor, The International Journal of the Image (special edition, 2012)

♦ Academic Adviser, Julian Jaynes Society

♦ Co-Editor of the Julian Jaynes Society Newsletter

♦ Member of World History Association

♦ Member of the Society for the History of Psychology

♦ Member of Program Committee, East Asia Section (American Anthropological Association), 2003

♦ Honorary Member of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan, 2003–2004

♦ Steering Committee of Anthropology in Japan in Japan Conference (AJJ), at Ritsumeikan University, Beppu, 2002

♦ Steering Committee of Anthropology in Japan in Japan Conference (AJJ), at Sophia University, Tokyo, 2001

♦ Vice-President, Anthropology in Japan in Japan (AJJ), 2001

♦ Editorial Board, The Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology, 2006

♦ Advisory Board, New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 1999–2003

♦ Member, American Anthropological Association, 1991–current

♦ Member, Society for Psychological Anthropology, 1991–current

♦ Member, Japan Anthropology Work Shop, 1991–current

♦ Member, Association for Asian Studies, 1991–current

♦ Member, European Association for Japanese Studies, 1995–current

♦ Honorary Member of the Asiatic Society of Japan, 1997–98

♦ Member, Japan Policy Research Institute, 1995–current

♦ Member, Comparative Education Society of Asia, 1994–2003

♦ Member, Postsecondary Education (Division J), American Educational Research Association, 1994–2000

♦ Member, Nihon Minzoku Gakkai (Japanese Society of Ethnology), 1994–2003

♦ Member, Japan Association for Language Teaching (Zenkoku Gogaku Kyōiku Gakkai), 1994–2003

 

Service to the profession: PEER REVIEWING

 

            Book Manuscripts and Proposals:

 

Berg Publishers, 2012

♦ Routledge, 2012

♦ Berg Publishers, 2012

♦ Berg Publishers, 2010

♦ Polity Press, 2010

♦ Syracuse University Press, 2009

♦ Routledge, 2009

♦ Routledge, 2008

♦ Cornell University Press, 2007

♦ Routledge, 2007

♦ University of California Press, 2004

♦ Curzon, 2001

♦ Curzon, 2000

♦ Routledge, 1998

♦ Berg Publishers, 1997

 

                Articles:

 

American Ethnologist, 2013

Pacific Affairs, 2013a

Pacific Affairs, 2013b

The International Journal of the Image, 2012

Pacific Affairs, 2012

Anthropological Quarterly, 2011

Social Science Japan Journal, 2011

Japan Forum, 2011

Japanese Studies, 2010

Anthropological Quarterly, 2010

Journal of Asian Studies, 2010

Journal of Design History, 2010a

Journal of Design History, 2010b

Nations and Nationalism, 2010

Higher Education Research & Development, 2010

Journal of Japanese Studies, 2010

Social Science Japan Journal, 2010

Theory, Culture & Society, 2010

Asia Pacific World, 2010a

Asia Pacific World, 2010b

Asia Pacific World, 2010c

Modern Intellectual History, 2009

Journal of Japanese Studies, 2009

Social Science Japan Journal, 2009a

Social Science Japan Journal, 2009b

Japan Forum, 2009

Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, 2009

Japanstudien, 2009

Japanese Studies, 2009

Japanese Studies, 2008

Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in the Asia Pacific, 2008a

Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in the Asia Pacific, 2008b

Pacific Affairs, 2008

Japan Forum, 2008

Food, Culture and Society, 2007

Social Science Japan Journal, 2007

Japanese Studies, 2007

Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2006

Ethnos, 2006

Theory, Culture & Society, 2005

Gender, Place, and Culture, 2005

Language Awareness, 2005

Anthropology & Medicine, 2005

Theory, Culture & Society, 2002

Japan Forum, 2002

Japanese Studies, 2002

Human Organization: Journal of the Society for Applied Anthropology, 2001

Theory, Culture & Society, 2001

Anthropological Quarterly, 2001

Journal of Japanese Studies, 1999

Social Science Japan Review, 1997

Journal of Material Culture, 1997

Japanese Society, 1996

 

                Grant:

 

♦ External Reviewer for PSC-City University of New York Research Awards

 

GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT training

 

Dissertation Committees:

 

♦ Committee member for Barbara Greene’s dissertation: “Nationalism in Japanese Manga.”  Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona. 

♦ Committee member for Masami Kimura’s dissertation: “The Ideological Origins of Japanese-American Cold War Alliance: Japan’s Continuing Pursuit of Modernity and American’s Internationalism.”  Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona. 

♦ External examiner for Larissa Jane Hjorth’s dissertation” The Art of Being Mobile: Gendered Mobile Media in the Asia-Pacific.  School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, 2009. 

♦ Committee member for Reed Peterson’s dissertation: An Account of My Perplexities: The Humor of Kita Morio.”  Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona, 2009. 

♦ Committee member for Bryan Meadows’ dissertation: “Nationalism and Language Learning: A Discourse Analysis of Ideological Articulation and Subjectivity Development.”  SLAT Program, University of Arizona, 2009. 

♦ Examiner for Leonie Stickland's "Gender Gymnastics: Performers, Fans and Gender Issues in the Takarazuka Revue of Contemporary Japan."  Murdoch University, 2005. 

♦ Examiner for Elena Kolesova's "Challenging the System: Education and Resistance in Hokkaido, Japan."  University of Auckland, 2004. 

 

Master’s Thesis Committees:

 

♦ Wen Yang, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona, 2010. 

♦ Raymond Harris, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona, 2010. 

♦ James Garza, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona, 2008. 

♦ Jeffrey Hanson, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona, 2007. 

♦ Aiko Otsuka, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona, 2007. 

 

Departmental Paper Committee, MA:

 

Stephen Keller, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona, 2012. 

 

                Senior Capstone, Honors Contracts, Independent Studies, and Honors Senior Thesis:

 

♦ Supervised numerous Senior Capstone, Honors Contracts, Independent Studies, and Honors Senior Theses in Department of East Asian Studies, University of Arizona. 

 

Service to the profession: OTHER Activities

 

♦ External Faculty Reviewer, Southern Methodist University 1998

♦ Co-coordinator (1994–96), Cultural and Historical Studies Group, Ph.D. Kenkyūkai, International House of Japan, Tokyo

♦ Co-organizer, Seventh Annual Ph.D. Kenkyūkai Conference.  International House of Japan.  Tokyo, June 1995

♦ Co-coordinator (1989–91), Anthropology & Sociology Research Group, Ph.D. Kenkyūkai, International House of Japan, Tokyo

♦ Peer Student Advisor, History Department, State University of New York at Albany (1980–81)

 

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMNET (recent)

 

New Courses Proposed and Accepted

 

Chinese and Japanese Nationalisms, EAS/POL 466/566, University of Arizona

♦ Japan in World History: Contrasts and Commonalities, JPN 418/518, University of Arizona

Anthropology of Japan: JPN/ANT 425A/525A, University of Arizona

♦ International Relations in East Asia (online), POL/EAS 564, University of Arizona

 

Course Modification

 

♦ Anime and Japanese Visual Culture (originally “Japanese Popular Culture”) JPN 245, University of Arizona

 

community service AND Activities

 

Exploring Japanese Society through its Pop Culture.  For Tucson Middle and High School Teachers.  University of Arizona Museum of Art.  June 28, 2006. 

♦ Lessons for American: The Future of Japanese Higher Education.  For Japan–America Society of Tucson.  November 13, 2004. 

♦ National Identity in Postwar Japan.  For "Begin Circle."  Narashino City Sodegaura Citizens' Hall.  October 27, 2001. 

♦ Race and Ethnicity in the United States (with Lana Yuen).  For "Futawa Afternoon Club of English."  Funabashi, Futawa Community Hall.  September 30, 2000. 

♦ The Meaning of "Citizenship" in Japan.  For "Futawa Afternoon Club of English."  Funabashi, Futawa Community Hall.  May 13, 2000. 

♦ The Relationship between State, Society, and Citizen in Japan.  For "Begin Circle."  Narashino City Sodegaura Citizens' Hall.  January 22, 2000. 

♦ Uniforms and "Cuteness": Expressions of Official and Unofficial Ideologies in Japan's Daily Material Culture.  For "Begin Circle."  Narashino City Sodegaura Citizens' Hall.  June 21, 1997. 

 

CONTRIBUTIONS TO MASS MEDIA AND INTERVIEWS

 

♦ In The Japan Times, “How Can It Get Too Late to Learn?”  Article by Winifred Bird.  May 30, 2010. 

♦ In Calcalist, איזה מוּשי.  Article by Tali Shamir.  April 3, 2010. 

♦ In The New York Times, “The Cute Factor.”  Article by Natalie Angier.  January 3, 2006. 

♦ Consultant for Nucleo de Pesquisa–Mixer (Brazilian documentary producing company; fashion culture, and history in Japan), 2006. 

♦ In United: Hemispheres, Hello Kitschy.  Article by Arnie Cooper, July 2006. 

♦ For Associated Press, in News From Russia, “At Asia Summit, Japan Still Straddling East and West.”  Article by Yuri Kageyama, December 12, 2005. 

♦ In The Herald, "Is Japanese Education Killing Its Pupils?"  Article by Beth Pearson, July 19, 2004. 

♦ Kodomo wo wasureta kyōiku ronsō no shikaku (Missing the Point: An Education Debate that Forgets about the Children).  Newsweek Japan.  November 5, 2003. 

♦ In The Chronicle of Higher Education, "Women's Universities Struggle in Japan.”  Article by Alan Brender, November 14.  2003. 

♦ In The Chronicle of Higher Education, "Japan's Junior Colleges Face a Grim Future."  Article by Alan Brender, November 14.  2003. 

♦ In The Language Teacher, "An Interview with Dr. Brian J. McVeigh: A leading social anthropologist talks about the culture of the language classroom in Japan."  Interviewed by Shelley Spencer, Vol 27, No. 8: 9–12, 2003. 

♦ In Tokyo Journal, June 2002.  Interviewed by Victor Fic.  "Learning the Truth. 

♦ In The Chicago Tribune, "In Japanese workplaces, the gender gap is a chasm.”  Article by Michael A. Lev, July 14, 1997. 

♦ Provided background information for major newspapers, magazines, and the Associated Press, in Japan, US, Australia, and Europe.

 

ADJUNCT POSITIONS

 

Adjunct Professor

2000–2002

Japan Studies Program, Tokyo International University

 

Adjunct Professor

1998–2000

Faculty of General Education, University of Tokyo

 

Adjunct Professor

1995–98

Faculty of Policy Studies, Chūō University

 

Adjunct Professor

1994–97

European and American Culture Department,

Tōyō Women's College

 

Assistant Instructor

1990–91

Social Science Division,

International Christian University

 

Adjunct Lecturer

1989–91

English Department, Atomi Gakuen College

 

research affiliations

 

Stanford Inter-University Center, Yokohama

 

Tsukuba University, Japan

1988–89

 

1989–91

Researcher

 

History & Anthropology Department: Researcher

 

OVERSEAS AND INTENSIVE LANGUAGE TRAINING

 

♦ Stanford Inter-University Center, Yokohama

 

1987–88

 

Japanese Language

♦ Middlebury College, Vermont

1986

 

Japanese Language, Summer Program

 

♦ Siena College, Loudonville, NY

 

1985

French Language (summer)

♦ Beijing University, China

1982–83

Chinese Language

 

LANGUAGES

 

Japanese: 4 years

Chinese: 3 years

French: 1 year reading for research

 

Additional Teaching Experience

 

Teacher Assistant

1990–91

 

Meisei Senior High School, Tokyo

Language Instructor

1988–89

 

American Plaza, Tokyo

Language Instructor

1988–90

 

AMD Japan Ltd., Tokyo

Language Instructor

1988

 

YGBC, Yokohama

Language Instructor

1982–83

Beijing University, China

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

 

Book Manuscript in Progress

 

Spiritual Physics: Japanese Psychology in Global Perspective, 1875–1950

Japan: Anthropological Approaches and Applications for the Classroom

The Propertied Self: Wealth, Progress, and Human Nature

Modernity Made Visible: The Psychohistory of Time, Space, Visuality, and Self

Why Religion Evolved: The Living Dead, Talking Idols, and Mesmerizing Monuments

 

TEACHING EVALUATIONS AND SYLLABI

 

                Course syllabi and course evaluations available upon request. 

 


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Brian McVeigh,
Oct 19, 2013, 9:16 AM
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