Grants and Awards
Last Update: February 2011
- Sonya Billore's paper "Female immigrant entrepreneurship: Exploring international entrepreneurship through the status and development of Indian women entrepreneurs in Japan" was the runner-up award from the IJGE/WAIB 2nd Annual Emerging Scholar Award in Women's Entrepreneurship, 2010. Sponsored by Emerald Publishing's International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship (IJGE) and Women in the Academy of International Business (WAIB).
- Ron Carr, Irene Herrera (Communications, Film and Media Art) and Jean-Julien Aucouturier received a seed grant from Temple University for their project "Multimedia Reporting on Urban Centers in Asia and Africa".
- Linda Dennis (Studio Art) received a Tekisuiken Commemoration Cultural Promotion Foundation Grant to create video and sculptural artworks in collaboration with Kyuma Kobo ceramic workshop for "Clayskins Exhibition" in the Artline Kashiwa Project 2010.
- Sachiko Horiguchi (Anthropology, Asian Studies) received a grant-in-aid for scientific research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) for the project "An Anthropological Study of <Medicalization> of 'hikikomori': A Holistic Approach Examining tojisha, Support, and Medicine". She is also part of a project on hikikomori led by led by Professor Tadaaki Furuhashi at Nagoya University.
- Max Maquito (Economics) is part of a project funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) UK through its Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF) called "Strengthening Institutions to Improve Public Expenditure Accountability".
- John Mock (History, Asian Studies) with Jerry Eades, Naeko Naganuma, Hiroaki Toyota, Debra Occhi, Gregory Poole, Thomas Hardy, and Hiro Kawamura completed a project funded by the Japanese Ministry of Education (MEXT) called "The Impact of International Universities on Their Local Communities".
- Noriko Murai (Art History) with Alan Chong and Christine M. E. Guth, Louise Allison Cort, Greg M. Thomas, Stanley Abe, Haejeong Hazel Hahn, and Pedro Moura Carvalho received honorable mention in the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) Annual Award for Excellence for Journeys East: Isabella Stewart Gardner and Asia, Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in association with Gutenberg Periscope, 2009.
- Mariko Nagai (English, Writing, Asian Studies) received a month-long Residency Fellowship from the Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, California between April and May 2010. She was also a literature fellow on a 6-month fellowship residency at the Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany from October 2010 to March 2011.