Students

Here we highlight the accomplishments of the amazing students within the Center for Japanese Studies, whether that be scholarships, fellowships, or grants received, or research, fieldwork, or any other stand-out moments.

2023 – 2024 CJS Scholarship/Fellowship Recipients

Graduate Students

(descriptions of scholarships)

  • Jason Alexander (PhD, Sociology), Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship

2022 – 2023 CJS Scholarship/Fellowship Recipients

Undergraduate Students

(descriptions of scholarships)

  • Janmel Dumayas (BA, Japanese major), Wakaba Kai Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship
  • Madeline Gilbert (BA, Japanese major), Avis Morigawara Scholarship in Japanese Studies

Graduate Students

(descriptions of scholarships)

  • Anna Deutsch (MA, Asian Studies), Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships (Summer)
  • David Yu (MA, Asian Studies), Center for Japanese Studies Graduate Fellowship
  • Hilson Reidpath (PhD, Japanese Literature), Tasuku Harada Graduate Scholarship
  • Jack Dunn (PhD, History), Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships (Summer)
  • Jacob Algrim (PhD, Chinese Linguistics), Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships (Summer)
  • Jamie Kana Lee (MA, Political Science), Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Academic Year) and Minae and Miki Kajiyama Graduate Scholarship Fund in Japanese Studies
  • Jane Traynor (PhD, Theatre), Center for Japanese Studies Graduate Fellowship
  • Jordan Antonio (PhD, Education), Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships (Summer)
  • Kevin Rickman (PhD, Philosophy), Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Academic Year)
  • Mayuko Yusa (PhD, Second Language Studies), Center for Japanese Studies Graduate Fellowship
  • Rumika Hillyer (PhD, Sociology), Takie Sugiyama Lebra Fund Scholarship
  • Sarah Truchon (MA, History), Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (Academic Year)
  • Yusuke Tsukada (PhD, Sociology), Takie Sugiyama Lebra Fund Scholarship

2021 – 2022 CJS Scholarship/Fellowship Recipients

Undergraduate Students

(descriptions of scholarships)

  • Brendan Sakihara (BA, Japanese major), Avis Morigawara Scholarship in
    Japanese Studies
  • Gento Fujiki (BA, Japanese major), Wakabakai Kai Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship
  • Liv Peralta (BA, Japanese major), Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (Academic Year)

Graduate Students

(descriptions of scholarships)

  • Talkeetna Saiget (Master of Asian International Affairs, Asian Studies), John
    Fee Embree Scholarship Fund & Hanayo Sasaki Graduate Merit Scholarship
  • Robert Hernandez (Master of Asian International Affairs, Asian Studies), Minae and Miki Kajiyama Scholarship
  • Ashley Atkins (PhD, Anthropology), Takie Sugiyama Lebra Fund Scholarship
  • Koyuki Mitani (PhD, Japanese Linguistics), Takie Sugiyama Lebra Fund Scholarship
  • Andrew Hassell (MA, Asian Studies), Tasuku Hararda Graduate Scholarship
  • Yoshiaki Otta (PhD, Japanese Literature), CJS Graduate Fellowship
  • Rumika Hillyer (PhD, Sociology), CJS Graduate Fellowship
  • Kunihiko Homma (PhD, Japanese Linguistics), CJS Graduate Fellowship
  • Griffin Werner (PhD, Philosophy), Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships (Summer & Academic Year)
  • Adrian Abrams (MA, Asian Studies), Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (Academic Year)
  • Nathan Mueller (MA, Asian Studies), Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (Academic Year)