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Cassie Etter-Wenzel

December 14, 2018

Profile – Cassie Etter-Wenzel Cassie Etter-Wenzel is a 2013 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill. She majored in History and International Relations with a minor in Asian Studies. This upcoming year she is teaching English in northwest Japan through the JET Program. … Continued

Levi McLaughlin

December 14, 2018

Profile – Levi McLaughlin Levi McLaughlin is assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at North Carolina Station University. He is most well know for his research on religion in modern and contemporary Japan. Levi received his … Continued

Anne Allison

December 14, 2018

Profile – Anne Allison Anne Allison is a professor of cultural anthropology at Duke University where she has conducted research and taught for 20 years. This year she is also acting director of Woman’s Studies. She has worked on Japan … Continued

Barbara Ambros

December 14, 2018

Profile – Barbara Ambrose Barbara Ambros teaches in the religious department at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her research area is Japanese religions, though she also teaches about religions of East Asia in general. She received her MA in Literature and Ph.D. in … Continued

Daniele Lauro

December 14, 2018

Profile – Daniele Lauro Area of Study: Doctoral student in Japanese history and a Graduate Phillips Ambassador Prior degrees: I have a bachelor’s degree in comparative languages and literature from the University of Naples “L’Orientale” and a master’s degree in … Continued