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Takami Kuwayama

anthropologist , educator

Takami Kuwayama, Japanese anthropologist, educator. Fellow Sasakawa fellowship, University of California at Los Angeles, 1988; scholar Fulbright scholar, Japan-United States Education Committee, 1982-1984. Member of Japan Anthropology Workshop, Japanese Society Ethnology (councilor since 2002), American Anthropological Association.

Background

Kuwayama, Takami was born on October 16, 1955 in Tokyo, Japan. Son of Keiichi and Teiko Kuwayama.

Education

Bachelor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan, 1978. Master of Arts, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1989.

Career

Assistant professor Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 1989—1993. Associate professor Soka University, Tokyo, 1993—2001, professor, since 2001. Visiting instructor Tokyo University Foreign Studies, Japan, 1994, Kanagawa University, Yokohama, Japan, 1995, Musashi University, Tokyo, 1996, Oxford (England) Brookes University, 1998, National College Nursing, Tokyo, since 2001, Saitama University, since 2002.

Vice president Anthropology of Japan in Japan, since 2001. Speaker Project on Dialogue of Civilizations United Nations University, Tokyo, 2001.

Works

  • Translator: Other People's Worlds, 2002. Contributor over 40 articles and 25 conference papers in English and Japanese to professional journals and publications. Editor: Japanese Review Cultural Antrhopology, since 2002.

Membership

Member of Japan Anthropology Workshop, Japanese Society Ethnology (councilor since 2002), American Anthropological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

Married Yumi Nakagome, October 8, 1955. Children: Takaaki, Satomi.

father:
Keiichi Kuwayama

mother:
Teiko Kuwayama

spouse:
Yumi Nakagome

children:
Takaaki Kuwayama

Satomi Kuwayama