UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Japan Faculty

UCLA faculty with specializations on Japan

Hitoshi Abe
Architecture and Urban Design

William Bodiford
Asian Languages & Cultures

Robert Buswell
Asian Languages & Cultures

Michael Darby
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Torquil Duthie
Asian Languages & Cultures

Michael Emmerich
Asian Languages & Cultures

Lieba Faier
Geography

Patricia Harter
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

Natasha Heller
Asian Languages & Cultures

Katsuya Hirano
Department of History

Sanford Jacoby
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Marjorie Kagawa-Singer
School of Public Health

Archie Kleingartner
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Seiji Lippit
Asian Languages & Cultures

William Marotti
Department of History

Judy Mitoma
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Paavo Monkkonen
Urban Planning

Yoko Okunishi
UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library

Herman Ooms
Department of History

Sherry B. Ortner
Asian Languages & Cultures, Anthropology

Mariko Sakakibara
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Gregory Schopen
Asian Languages & Cultures

Carol Sorgenfrei
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

James W. Stigler

Asako Hayashi Takakura
Asian Languages & Cultures

Mariko Tamanoi
Anthropology, Department of Gender Studies

Michael Thies
Political Science

Sharon Traweek
Department of History, Department of Gender Studies