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  • Kenji Kushida

    Kenji Kushida

    Social Science Research Associate, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

    BioKenji E. Kushida is the Japan Program Research Associate at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and an affiliated researcher at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy.

    Kushida’s research interests are in the fields of comparative politics, political economy, and information technology. He has four streams of academic research and publication: political economy issues surrounding information technology such as Cloud Computing; institutional and governance structures of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster; political strategies of foreign multinational corporations in Japan; and Japan’s political economic transformation since the 1990s.

    Kushida has written two general audience books in Japanese, entitled Biculturalism and the Japanese: Beyond English Linguistic Capabilities (Chuko Shinsho, 2006) and International Schools, an Introduction (Fusosha, 2008).

    Kushida holds a PhD in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. His received his MA in East Asian Studies and BAs in economics and East Asian Studies with Honors, all from Stanford University.

  • Naejin Kwak

    Naejin Kwak

    Ph.D. Student in Education, admitted Autumn 2012
    Ph.D. Student in Education, admitted Autumn 2012
    Master of Arts Student in Sociology, admitted Spring 2017

    BioI am a doctoral candidate in International Comparative Education and Sociology of Education. I hold a B.A. in Public Administration and Public Policy from Yonsei University, Korea and an M.A. in Comparative International Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. My research interests lie in the intersections of the sociology of education, the study of higher education, organization studies, and cross-national comparative studies. My research aims to help us better understand historical changes and cross-national variations (or similarities) in educational organizations such as universities. I am also part of the research team that examines social science textbooks around the world to conduct cross-national and longitudinal studies of educational curricula.

  • Marci Kwon

    Marci Kwon

    Assistant Professor of Art and Art History

    BioMarci Kwon specializes in art and culture of the United States. Her research and teaching interests include the intersection of fine art and vernacular practice, theories of modernism, cultural exchange between Asia and the Americas, "folk" and "self-taught" art, and issues of race and objecthood. Her current book project considers the work of Joseph Cornell and the desire for a populist art in the mid-century United States. She is also working on a study of the intersections of art and anthropology in American modernism.