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Thang Leng Leng

Head of Department, Associate Professor

PhD Illinois, MA BA NUS
Japanese culture and society; Japanese anthropology; social gerontology
E-mail: lengthang@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 6091

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Timothy Amos

Deputy Head, Associate Professor

PhD ANU, MA Tohoku, MEd Akita, BAHons Griffith
Early modern/modern Japanese social history; Japanese intellectual history; minority issues; Burakumin
E-mail: jpsatd@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 6089

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Scot Hislop

Senior Lecturer

PhD MA Cornell, BA Stanford
Japanese poetics and literary theories; premodern Japanese history, focusing on Edo period
E-mail: jpssah@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 1449

Konrad Kalicki

Assistant Professor
(on writing semester)

PhD British Columbia, MA Simon Fraser, BA Winnipeg
International and comparative politics, focusing on Japan and immigration policy
E-mail: kkalicki@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 6094

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Lim Beng Choo

Associate Professor

PhD MA Cornell, MA BA NUS
Premodern Japanese literature, concentrating on Noh; contemporary Japanese performing arts and film
E-mail: jpslimbc@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 5012

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Chris McMorran

Associate Professor

PhD MA Colorado, BA Central College
Social and cultural geography; marginalisation; gendered labour; tourism in Japan; environment-society relations
E-mail: mcmorran@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 5575

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Hendrik Meyer-Ohle

Associate Professor

PhD MA Marburg
Japanese management especially marketing and distribution
E-mail: meyerohle@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 8942

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Emi Morita

Associate Professor

PhD UCLA, MA Syracuse, BA Dokkyo
Japanese discourse analysis; pragmatics; socio-linguistics, functional linguistics and conversation analysis
E-mail: jpsme@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 6641

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Deborah Shamoon

Associate Professor

PhD UC Berkeley, MA Washington, BA Michigan
Modern Japanese literature, film, and popular culture; manga and anime; gender studies
E-mail: dshamoon@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 8943

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Yuen Shu Min

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD Melbourne, MA BA NUS
Contemporary Japanese society; gender and sexuality; transgender studies; popular culture; migration and mobilities; LGBTQ social movements
Email: jpsyuen@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 7715

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Akiko Ishii

Research Fellow

PhD MA Cornell, MA TUFS, BA Konan
Pre-modern/modern Japanese history and literature; intellectual history
E-mail: jpsma@nus.edu.sg


Itsuko Tanaka

Teaching Assistant

MA Monash, BA Keio
E-mail: jpsil@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516 3820

Nozomi Naoi

Honorary Assistant Professor

PhD MA Harvard, BA Carleton College
Modern Japanese art, graphic design and visual culture; new media technologies in Asia; female imagery in East Asian art and design

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Elizabeth MacLachlan

Adjunct Assistant Professor

PhD MPhil MA Columbia, BA Cornell
Japanese mass media and corporate anthropology; Okinawan culture
E-mail: jpsmenm@nus.edu.sg

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