UCLA International Institute
Asia Pacific Center

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Japan Faculty

UCLA faculty with specializations on Japan

Hitoshi Abe
Architecture and Urban Design

Tomoko Bialock
UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library

William Bodiford
Asian Languages & Cultures

Karida Brown
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Applied Linguistics, Ethnomusicology, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Information Studies, School of Public Health, Art History, English, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Archaeology, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Spanish and Port

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

Ursula Heise
Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Economics, UCLA Law, Anthropology, Geography, Urban Planning, Ethnomusicology, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, English, Sociology, Fowler Museum at UCLA, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Sust

Natasha Heller
Asian Languages & Cultures

Sanford Jacoby
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Olga E. Kagan
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, School of Medicine, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Art History, Linguistics, French and Francophone Studies, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Environmental Health Sciences

Marjorie Kagawa-Singer
School of Public Health

Seiji Lippit
Asian Languages & Cultures

Gyanam Mahajan
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Art History, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, French and Francophone Studies, Archaeology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Ecology

Aprajit Mahajan
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Art History, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, French and Francophone Studies, Archaeology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainabilit

William Marotti
Department of History

Paavo Monkkonen
Urban Planning

Leo Morales
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Geography, Applied Linguistics, Musicology, Urban Planning, Social Welfare, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, School of Medicine, Art History, Sociology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Leo Morales
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Geography, Applied Linguistics, Musicology, Urban Planning, Social Welfare, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, School of Medicine, Art History, Sociology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Sherry B. Ortner
Asian Languages & Cultures, Anthropology

Robert Schilling
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCLA Law, Social Welfare, Ethnomusicology, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Information Studies, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Art History, English, Sociology, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Near Eastern

Gregory Schopen
Asian Languages & Cultures

Debora Silverman
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Art History, Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Asian American Studies Department

Monica L. Smith
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Art History, Archaeology, Gender Studies, Department of Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Asian American Studies Department , Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

Sung-Ock Sohn
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Art History, Archaeology, Gender Studies, Department of Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Asian American Studies Department , Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

James W. Stigler

Avanidhar Subrahmanyam
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCLA Law, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Musicology, Urban Planning, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Art History, Linguistics, Archaeology, UCLA College of Letters and Science, Gender Studies, Department of Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Susta

Asako Hayashi Takakura
Asian Languages & Cultures

Mariko Tamanoi
Anthropology

Christopher S. Tang
Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Hongyin Tao
Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Michael Thies
Political Science, Global Studies, International and Area Studies

Sharon Traweek
Department of History, Department of Gender Studies