Human Sciences International Undergraduate Degree Program

大阪大学
JAPAN
2014.05.29 18:20

Staff

Academic Staff

Contemporary Japan Major

Dr Saori YASUMOTO

Position
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Contemporary Japan Major
PhD (Georgia State University)
Profile

Saori Yasumoto received a PhD in Sociology from Georgia State University, where she worked as a visiting lecturer until joining the G30 Human Sciences program at Osaka University. While teaching in the United States, Saori developed her expertise and passion in pedagogical issues and practices. Saori has been involved in various programs related to teaching development, and she has previously been awarded a Certificate of Excellence in College Teaching. Currently she is involved in the research on gerontology and couples who experienced miscarriage/still-birth. 

Research Interests:
Saori's research agenda includes topical issues relating to globalization, family, gender, culture and cognition, and cross-cultural/national research between Japan and the United States.

Teaching:
Saori teaches the following courses:
・Academic Writing I
・Contemporary Japan
・International Education I
・International Education II
・Popular Culture in Japan
・Quantitative Methods
・Social Stratification in Japan
・Sociology of Knowledge

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