MIZUTANI Yuka

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Name
MIZUTANI Yuka
Affiliation
Sophia University
Section
Center for Global Education and Discovery
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D (Area Studies)(Sophia University)
Other affiliation
Hokkaido UniversityHokkaido UniversityNational Museum of Ethnology
Research funding number
90568453
ORCID ID
0000-0003-4755-3537

Profile

My academic backgrounds are cultural anthropology, ethnic studies (Native American studies), and North American area studies. My research forcuses on contemporary issues surrounding indigenous people in the Americas and the Pacific, as well as impacts of geographical boundaries on lives of local communities.

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Center for Global Education and Discovery, Sophia University
 
Sep 2019
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Jun 2020
Visiting scholar, University of Hawai'i at Manoa (Fulbright Scholar Program)
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Today
Researcher, Iberoamerican Institute, Sophia University
 
Apr 2019
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Today
Researcher, Institute for Studies of the Global Environment, Sophia University
 
Apr 2013
 - 
Mar 2015
Assistant Professor, Center for Global Discovery, Sophia University
 

Research Areas

 
 

Books etc

 
La frontera como un espacio de encutentro entre México y Estados Unidos (Monografías Latinoamericanas 28) (The US-Mexico borderland as a space for encounter, Latin American monograph series 28)
MIZUTANI Yuka (Part:Editor, Society of the current US-Mexico borderland pp.3-43)
Iberoamerican Institute, Sophia University   Mar 2019   ISBN:978-4-904704-19-6
Also wrote introduction (p.1-2.) Chapter 2 by other author is in Spanish.
http://dept.sophia.ac.jp/is/ibero/espanol/lams/
Senjumi kara miru gendai shakai: watashitachi no "atarimae" ni idomu
Naoko Fukayama, Junko Maruyama, Makiko Kimura eds. (Part:Contributor, Chapter 5 Senjumin no rekishi wo uradukeru shiryou toha pp.121-137)
Showado   Feb 2018   ISBN:9784-8122-1640-8
http://www.showado-kyoto.jp/book/b331397.html
The Great Vanishing Act: Blood Quantum and the Future of Native Nations
Kathleen Ratteree and Norbert Hill eds. (Part:Contributor, Blood, Identity, and the Ainu Society in Contemporary Japan pp.271-285)
Fulcrum Publishing   Aug 2017   ISBN:9781682750650
2017 Foreword INDIES (Social Sciences Section) Finalist
https://www.forewordreviews.com/awards/books/the-great-vanishing-act/

https://fulcrum.bookstore.ipgbook.com/the-great-vanishing-act-products-9781682750650.php?page_id=32&pid=FUL
62 chapters to learn about Native Americans [in Japanese]
ABE Juri ed. (Part:Contributor, Chapter 55 Ishi: From his home to San Francisco)
Akashi shoten   Sep 2016   ISBN:9784750344195
http://www.akashi.co.jp/book/b251167.html
Exhibiting Anthropology: Dialogue to connect Japan and Foreign Cultures
Hiroki Takakura ed. (Part:Contributor, Chapter 4 Dialogue Over Items: The Yaqui Exhibit in Hokkaido and Tokyo pp.83-108)
Showado   Dec 2014   ISBN:9784812214190
http://www.showado-kyoto.jp/book/b183402.html

Published Papers

 
MIZUTANI Yuka
The Journal of American and Canadian Studies   36 63-86   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
MIZUTANI Yuka
Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Aerospace Technology Japan   ists30 Po_5_1-Po_5_6   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
MIZUTANI Yuka
Sophia University, Graduate School of Foreign Studies, Graduate Program in Area Studies (Doctoral Program)      Mar 2009
MIZUTANI Yuka
Sophia University, Graduate School of Foreign Studies, Graduate Program in Area Studies (Master's Program)      Mar 2005

Misc

 
MIZUTANI Yuka
Información Latinoamericana   1424 4-7   Oct 2018   [Invited]
MIZUTANI Yuka
Minpaku Tsushin   155 22-23   Dec 2016   [Invited]
MIZUTANI Yuka
Gekkan chiri (in Japanese) Vol.739   61(12) 73-79   Nov 2016   [Invited]
MIZUTANI Yuka
Kyoukai kyouiki heno chousen to "chiiki"   58-60   Mar 2016   [Invited]
Live in Border Studies   3 4-32   Mar 2010   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
MIZUTANI Yuka
Association for Borderlands Studies   27 Apr 2019   Association for Borderlands Studies
Yuka Mizutani
Latin American Lecture Series 6: Collaboration and Cooperation beyond the US-Mexico Border   28 Jun 2018   Iberoamerican Institute, Sophia University
MIZUTANI Yuka
Latin American Lecture Series 6: Collaboration and Cooperation beyond the US-Mexico Border   21 Jun 2018   Iberoamerican Institute, Sophia University
MIZUTANI Yuka
American Society for Ethnohistory, Annual Conference 2017   13 Oct 2017   American Society for Ethnohistory
MIZUTANI Yuka
Sophia University Iberoamerican Institute the 79th Lunchtime Free Talk   6 Jul 2017   Iberoamerican Institute, Sophia University

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): MIZUTANI Yuka
The Fulbright Program: Visiting Scholar Program
Project Year: Sep 2019 - Jun 2020    Investigator(s): MIZUTANI Yuka
Kurita Water and Environment Foundation: Research grant in Japan (Exploratory research)
Project Year: Oct 2018 - Sep 2019    Investigator(s): MIZUTANI Yuka
The Mitsubishi Foundation: Research Grants in the Humanities
Project Year: Oct 2016 - Sep 2017    Investigator(s): MIZUTANI Yuka
A Study about Residential Area of the Yaqui People Outside of Arizona
The Takanashi Foundation for Arts and Archeology: Grant
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): MIZUTANI Yuka

Awards & Honors

 
Oct 2016
Teaching Award for Good Practice (Spring 2016), Sophia University
 
http://www.fd-sophia.jp/enqute/good_practice/161018_03.html
Nov 2012
Integration of the Pascua Yaqui into the United States: Border Crossing and the Federal Recognition, Budding Project, Japan Consortium for Area Studies
 
Dec 2004
Teilhard de Chardin Scholarship Essay Award, Silver Prize, Sophia University
 
Nov 2004
Student Scholarship Award, National Latina/o Psychological Association
 

Education

 
Mar 2009
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Mar 2009
Ph.D. in Area Studies (Sophia University)
 
Jun 2006
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May 2009
Visiting Scholar, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California at Berkeley
 
Apr 2005
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Mar 2008
Graduate Program in Area Studies (Doctoral Program), Faculty of Foreign Studies, Sophia University
 
Apr 2003
 - 
Mar 2005
Graduate Program in Area Studies (Master's Program), Faculty of Foreign Studies, Sophia University
 
Apr 1999
 - 
Mar 2003
Department of Hispanic Studies, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Sophia University
 

Others

 
Collaborative researcher, Eurasia Unit for Border Research, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University (April 2018-March 2020)
Collaborative researcher, Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies, Hokkaido University (April 2012-present)
Collaborative researcher, National Museum of Ethnology (October 2013-March 2017, June 2014-March 2018, April 2017-March 2019)
Collaborative researcher, Hokkaido University Global COE Program "Reshaping Japan's Border Studies" (October 2010-March 2014)
Research Center for Promoting Intercultural Studies, Kobe Univeristy, “Research on the Public Policies on Migration, Multiculturalization and Welfare for the Regeneration of Communities in European, Asian and Japanese Societies,” participating researhcer