Fall 2013 Scholars

Recipients of Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan, Fall 2013

  Map of Bridging Scholars Fall 2013

Sanaa ALI-VIRANI / Swarthmore College (PA) / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / Mythology & Japanese

Sarah ALLEN / Murray State University (KY) / Kansai Gaidai / Japanese (AIG Japan Bridging Scholar)

Mikaela ARMENTA / University of New Mexico / Ryukoku University / Psychology & International Studies

Katherine BARTON / University of New Mexico / Ritsumeikan University / Asian Studies (J P Morgan Japan Bridging Scholar)

Magdalyn BASSETTI / University of Florida / Kansai Gaidai / Anthropology (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Menissah BIGSBY / University of California, San Diego / International Christian University / Philosophy

Ella BONAH / Spelman College (GA) / Tsuda College / Mathematics & Engineering (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Arielle BREEN / Central Michigan University / Nara University of Education / Journalism

Kelsey BURGESS / Oklahoma State University / Kansai Gaidai / International Business

Gina CAMOZZI / University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point / Dokkyo University / Art History (Bloomberg LP Bridging Scholar)

Patrick CARLAND / Emmanuel College (MA) / Osaka Gakuin (CET) / Communications

Jiaqi CHEN / University of Nevada, Reno / Kwansei Gakuin University / English Literature

Jasper CHENG / University of California, Berkeley / Keio University/ Economics (Morgan Stanley Bridging Scholar)

Kaitlyn CHOW / California State University, Monterey Bay / Tsukuba University / Environmental Science, Technology and Policy (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Patrick COMISKEY / University of Minnesota / Nanzan University (IES) / Japanese (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Julianne CUNEO / University of California, Berkeley / Waseda University / Computer Science (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Charissa DASALLA / Florida State University / Hiroshima University / International Affairs (AIG Japan Bridging Scholar)

Susan DAY / University of Findlay (OH) / Kibi International University / Japanese

Rachel DeGROFF / University of Memphis / J.F. Oberlin University / International Studies

Samuel DOAN / Lock Haven University (PA) / Nara University of Education / Secondary Education & History (J P Morgan Japan Bridging Scholar)

Lauren DREW / Kalamazoo College (MI) / Waseda University / Psychology (Bloomberg LP Bridging Scholar)

Jiali DUAN / University of Florida / Kansai Gaidai / Chemistry & Japanese (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Nicholas FLORES / University of Oregon / Waseda University / Communications & Japanese (Bloomberg LP Bridging Scholar)

Emma HANASHIRO / Pitzer College (CA) / International Christian University / Asian Studies

Jasmine HENSLEY / Emory University (GA) / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / Environmental Studies

Gabriela HERNANDEZ / University of California, Irvine / Temple University – Japan Campus / Film & Media Studies (Temple University – Japan Campus Bridging Scholar)

Christopher HOFFMANN / SUNY New Paltz / Kanazawa University / Asian Studies & Linguistics (AIG Japan Bridging Scholar)

Clara HUR / North Central College (IL) / Kyoto Gakuen University / Japanese Studies

Chelsea JAMES / University of Washington / Kobe University / Marketing & International Business

Karissa JENKINS / University of Richmond (VA) / Kansai Gaidai / English

Raiya JENSEN / University of Arkansas / Kansai Gaidai / International Business (AIG Japan Bridging Scholar)

Rachel KEY / University of Colorado, Boulder / Doshisha University / History

Danica KIMBALL / University of Massachusetts, Amherst / Kwansei Gakuin University / Political Science

Lin KUO / University of Maryland / Keio University / Accounting (Bank of America – Merrill Lynch Bridging Scholar)

Kelsey LECHNER / Indiana University / Nanzan University / Japanese (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Carlos LOPEZ / California State University, Long Beach / Waseda University / Linguistics (Bloomberg LP Bridging Scholar)

Heather LUECK / University of Wisconsin, Madison / Chiba University / Environmental Geography (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Heather MAIOLI / SUNY Buffalo / Konan University / Anthropology

Latesia MANUEL / Dartmouth College (NH) / Kanda University of International Studies / Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Christine MATT / University of Pittsburgh / Nanzan University (IES) / Linguistics (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Madison MEARS / University of Wisconsin, Madison / Keio University / Japanese (J P Morgan Japan Bridging Scholar)

Astara MILLS / University of New Mexico / Ritsumeikan University / Studio Art (J P Morgan Japan Bridging Scholar)

Halah MOHAMED / University of Toledo (OH) / Aichi University / Studio Art

Emma MURPHY / Mount Holyoke College (MA) / Associated Kyoto Program / Politics (AIG Japan Bridging Scholar)

Andrew MUSICK / University of Hawaii, Hilo / University of the Ryukyus / Japanese Studies

Deanna NARDY / Columbia University (NY) / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / Japanese Literature

Kristin NECAISE / University of Florida / Aoyama Gakuin University / Linguistics (Bloomberg LP Bridging Scholar)

Erik O’RILEY / Missouri University of Science and Technology / Tohoku University / Mechanical Engineering (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Hyun Young PARK / University of California, Berkeley / International Christian University / Media Studies

Hannah PERRY / Dartmouth College (NH) / Kanda University of International Studies / Linguistics

Kyle PHAN / University of New Mexico / Ritsumeikan University / Biology (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Alicia PLAMBECK / Temple University – Japan Campus / Communications & Media (Temple University – Japan Campus Bridging Scholar)

Ivan REIHSMANN / Portland State University (OR) / Waseda University / Japanese (Bank of America – Merrill Lynch Bridging Scholar)

Joshua REVIER / St. Olaf College (MN) / Nagoya University / Theater

Abigail ROOT / Central Washington University / Takushoku University / Asia Pacific Studies (Morgan Stanley Bridging Scholar)

Alicia ROSE / George Washington University (DC) / Waseda University / International Affairs (Bank of America – Merrill Lynch Bridging Scholar)

Samanta RUIZ / New Mexico State University / Nagoya University of Foreign Studies / Government

Holly SEELY / University of Puget Sound (WA) / Meikai University (IES) / Japanese

Kaela SHIIGI / University of California, Berkeley / Tsuru University / Environmental Science (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

Stefan SIDELNICK / University of Pittsburgh (PA) / Konan University / Japanese (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Autumn SMITH / Wittenberg University / Nanzan University / East Asian Studies (Oak Lawn Marketing Bridging Scholar)

Carleen SMITH / University of Findlay (OH) / Daito Bunka University / International Business (Bank of America – Merrill Lynch Bridging Scholar)

Jonathan SMITH / University of Nebraska / Senshu University / Psychology

Phillip TAYLAN / University of California, Santa Barbara / Tohoku University / Chemical Engineering (Exxon Mobil Bridging Scholar)

Julio TELLEZ-GONZALEZ / California State University, Monterey Bay / University of Shiga / Japanese (J P Morgan Japan Bridging Scholar)

Solrun THORHALLSSON / Appalachian State University (NC) / Okayama University / Global Studies

Christopher TREVINO / Michigan Technological University / Japan Center for Michigan Universities / Sound Design

Axel URIE / University of Colorado, Boulder / Waseda University / Political Science & Economics (Bank of America – Merrill Lynch Bridging Scholar)

Jonathan WALES / Texas Lutheran University / Kansai Gaidai / History

Derek YAMASHITA / University of California, Santa Barbara / International Christian University / Global Studies (Robert Grondine Memorial Fund Bridging Scholar)

Hyunji YOON / University of Florida / Kansai Gaidai / International Studies