Fall 2014 Scholars

Recipients of Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan, Fall 2014

Map of Bridging Scholars Fall 2014

Feruza AZIMOVA / University of Hawai’i / Hokkaido University / political science

Daniel BATEYKO / Middlebury College / International Christian University / international studies

Crystal BECKMAN / Illinois College / Ritsumeikan University / Japanese studies & English

Matthew BENTZ / University of Nevada, Reno / Kwansei Gakuin / biochemistry

John CARLSON / University of Southern California / Waseda University / biochemistry & Japanese studies

Lorenzo CHAVEZ / University of California, Berkeley/ Waseda University / sociology

Rebekah CHENG / University of Washington / Waseda University / international studies

Alivia DANDURAND / Florida State University / Hiroshima University / business & Japanese

Jordan DANIELS / Spelman College (GA) / Temple University Japan / international studies

Lenetta DAZZELL / SUNY Geneseo / Kansai Gaidai / psychology

Zane DEBILT / University of Alaska, Fairbanks / Nagoya Gakuin / history

Ediliana ESTRELLA / SUNY New Paltz / Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies / international relations & Asian studies

Joshua EKSTEDT / Georgia Institute of Technology / Tohoku University / civil engineering

Rhonda FARRINGTON / Oklahoma State University / Shinshu University / Asian studies

Danica FOREMAN / University of Oklahoma / Ritsumeikan APU / anthropology

Elliot FOWLKES / University of Illinois, Chicago / Chiba University / TESOL

Kenyon GENTRY / Westminster College (PA) / Nanzan University (ISEP) / biology

Tyler GILBERT / University of Texas, Austin / Iwate University / Japanese

Thomas GILMER / George Mason University (VA) / Akita International University / global affairs

Nicholas GLAZEWSKI / Washington College (MD) / Meiji Gakuin / international studies

Maxon GRIFFIN / Arizona State University / Waseda University / Japanese

Kamila GRZESKOWIAK / North Central College (IL) / Kyoto Gakuen / Japanese studies

Rosalie GUNAWAN / University of Alaska, Anchorage / Hokkaido University of Education / Japanese & international studies

Dunya HABASH / Birmingham Southern College (AL) / Kansai Gaidai / history & music

Christian HARTMAN / Western Michigan University / Keio University / chemistry & physics

Ashley HAUGLAND / University of Alabama / Meiji University / international studies

Michael HAVERTY / Marshall University (WV) / Kansai Gaidai / Japanese

Meghan HIRSH / University of Pittsburgh (PA) / Ritsumeikan University / Japanese

Christina HOLLENBECK / University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill / Nanzan University / history

Sabrina IM / University of California, Santa Cruz / Tsuru University / world literature

Chris JOHNSON / Rice University (TX) / Kanda University of Internatoinal Studies (IES) / linguistics

Jared JOSEPH / Valparaiso University (IN) / Kansai Gaidai / psychology

Christian KOGUCHI / University of California, San Diego / Tohoku University / electrical engineering

Hsin-Yen LIU / University of Texas, Austin / Sophia University / commerce & international relations

Paige LONG-WHEELER / University of Oklahoma / Yamaguchi University / Asian studies

Rosalyn LUCAS / University of Kansas / Tsuda College / Japanese

Lizet MARTINEZ / California State University, Monterey Bay / J.F. Oberlin University / Japanese

Cory MCKENZIE / University of New Hampshire / Saitama University / history

Ivan MENDEZ / William Paterson University (NJ) / KCP International / Japanese

Brenda MONTES / College of St. Benedict (MN) / Bunkyo Gakuin / communications

Tiara MONTGOMERY / Montclair State University (NJ) / Temple University Japan / filmmaking

Allison MOSES / University of Memphis (TN) / J.F. Oberlin University / anthropology

Zachary MUNYON / Linfield College (OR) / Aoyama Gakuin / Japanese

Chad NAKAOKA / University of Hawai’i, Manoa / Tohoku University / mechanical engineering

Aneta NISHIMOTO / University of Hawai’i, Hilo / Tokyo Gakugei University / communication

Matthew NOYES / Exeter, NH / Temple University Japan / international relations & Japanese

Leah O’LEARY / Eastern Michigan University / Kansai Gaidai / secondary education

Carrie OTT / Calvin College (MI) / Japan Center for Michigan Universities / linguistics

Chieu PHAM / University of California, Los Angeles / Keio University / economics

Mariel PRATZ-ALBERT / Linfield College (OR) / Doshisha University / anthropology

Varanon PUKASAMSOMBUL / University of California, San Diego / Tohoku University / electrical engineering

Chieko QUIGLEY / George Washington University (DC) / Sophia University / international affairs

Logan RAY / University of North Carolina, Charlotte / Oita University / Japanese studies

Alexandra RICHARDSON / Denison University (OH) / Kwansei Gakuin (USAC) / English literature & East Asian studies

Andy RODRIGUEZ / Columbia University (NY) / Waseda University (SILS) / Latin American studies

Sarah SANTANA / Georgetown University (DC) / Waseda University / Japanese & linguistics

Abigail SEASE / Hollins University (VA) / Kansai Gaidai / art history

Mariah STOVER / Oregon State University / Waseda University / natural resources

Kaitlynn STUART / University of California, Santa Barbara / International Christian University / Asian studies

Sakura SUJKA / University of Florida / Aoyama Gakuin / Japanese

Pamela SURIYACHAI / University of Florida / Kansai Gaidai / linguistics

Alicia TAYLOR / George Washington University (DC) / Waseda University (SILS) / Japanese

Katelynn TAYLOR / Bowling Green State University (OH) / Kobe College / international business

Felicia TCHEN / Towson University (MD) / J.F. Oberlin University / computer science

Ashley TOMORI / University of Hawai’i, Hilo / Seinan Gakuin / Japanese studies

Lucy WARD / Marshall University (WV) / Kansai Gaidai / international business

Jeffrey WELLS / University of North Carolina, Greensboro / Seinan Gakuin / information systems

Alexander WHITE / Bard College (NY) / Antioch Buddhist Studies / film production & Asian studies

Roland WILLIAMS / University of North Carolina, Charlotte / Doshisha University / biology

Kaitlin WISE / University of Pittsburgh (PA) / University of Kitakyushu / Japanese & French

Ashlee WLASIUK / Parsons The New School (NY)/ Chiba University / industrial design

Grace XU / University of Pennsylvania / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / digital media design

Keri YATOGO / Macalester College (MN) / Nanzan University (IES) / political science

Weon YUAN / Marist College (NY) / Temple University Japan / computer science