Scholars 2010–2011

US-JAPAN BRIDGING FOUNDATION

Recipients of Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan, 2010-2011

Fall

Jon-Erik AKASHI / University of Oregon / Waseda University / economics

Richard AKINA / University of Hawaii / Nanzan University / computer science

Hiroko AKUZAWA / University of California, Riverside / Josai International University / biology

Hassan ALMALIKI / University of Louisville / Kansai Gaidai / political science

Canako ARAI / University of California, Irvine / Hitostubashi University / psychology

William BALTAZAR / Virginia Tech / Toyo University (ISEP) /industrial design

Ashley BARLEY / University of Georgia / Kyushu University / Japanese

Braden BENNIGHT / Central Washington University / Shimane University / Japanese

Michael BERLET / Wake Forest University / Kansai Gaidai / Japanese studies

Megail BLOUNT / Pennsylvania State University / Ibaraki University / Japanese

Matthew BOBULSKI / DePaul University / Kansai Gaidai / Japanese studies

Chelsea BRUNO / Mills College / Sophia University (CIEE) / international studies

Nathan BYNUM / Michigan State University / Sophia University / German & Japanese language education

Samantha CALLANTA / Ursinus College / Akita International University / theater

Elizabeth CARTER / Georgia Southern Univ. / Nagoya University of Foreign Studies / community health

Lisa CSERGEI / Washington State University / Kansai Gaidai / humanities

Braden CURTIS / University of New Hampshire / Kansai Gaidai / linguistics

Nadine DARE / Ball State University / Sapporo University / education

Dallas DEHLINGER / University of California, Irvine / International Christian University / Japanese

Hoa DO/ University of Denver / Sophia University (CIEE) / international studies

Iya DOMBROVSKAYA / Miami University of Ohio / Kansai Gaidai / Japanese

Megan EDMONDS / SUNY Purchase / Kansai Gaidai / psychology

Rebecca EMANUELSEN / Wayne State Univ. / Japan Center for Michigan Universities / English and Asian studies

Amy FRIEDLANDER / Virginia Tcch / Kyushu University / architecture

Christine FUKUSHIMA / University of California, Berkeley / Meiji Gakuin / development studies

Angela GONZALES / Portland Community College / Temple University, Japan Campus

Gilbert GONZALEZ / Salem State College / Ritsumeikan University / international business

Julianna GRAM / California State University, Fullerton / Waseda University / child development & Japanese

Lilly GRAY / Hollins University / Kansai Gaidai / communication studies

Kaitlyn HARRISON / Bates College / Associated Kyoto Program / East Asian studies

Mia HARTZOG / University of Texas, Martin / Hirosaki University / international studies

Kristyn HAYASHI / Johns Hopkins University / Sophia University / molecular & cellular biology

Marcus HELEKER / Boise State University / Hosei University / philosophy & communication

Jennifer HEYRMAN / University of Wisconsin, Madison / Sophia University / microbiology

Janelle HIGASHIDA / Willamette University / Tokyo International University / studio art

Travis JENKINS / California State University, Monterey Bay / Waseda University / global studies

Christina JENSEN / University of Oklahoma / Yamaguchi University / biochemistry

Sagar KAMPRATH / University of Pittsburgh / Temple University Japan Campus / neuroscience

Maro KARIYA / SUNY Stony Brook / Waseda University / chemistry

Shannon KORDEK / University of West Florida / Kansai Gaidai / international relations

Sebastien LASOTA / Rutgers University / Ritsumeikan APU / anthropology

Clara LAWRYNIUK / University of Washington / Keio University / linguistics & anthropology

Marie MANNING / Arizona State University / Tokyo International University / applied biology & secondary education

Ashley MAR / University of California, Santa Barbara / Tohoku University / biology

David MAROZICK / University of Wisconsin, Madison / Sophia University / Japanese language education

Crystal MARTIN / Lock Haven University / Nara University of Education / international studies

Alyssa MICHIE / University of Tennessee, Knoxville / Kobe University / English literature

Frank MICHIOKA / University of California, San Diego / Keio University / psychology

Caitlin MILDER / University of Arizona / Waseda University / physiology

Aaron MOLINAS / University of Oklahoma / Yamagata University / international studies

Kesha MONTGOMERY / Spelman College / Tsuda College / economics

Justin MOORE / West Virginia University / Toyo University / international studies

Bethany MUNCY / Indiana University / Doshisha University / French & Japanese

Bethany MURPHY / University of Iowa / Nanzan University / international studies & geoscience

Sarah NAIMAN / Elon University / Kansai Gaidai; international studies & economics

Rebecca NEUMANN / Wittenberg University / Kansai Gaidai / international studies

Thuy-Van NGUYEN / Univ. of California, San Diego / International Christian University / psychology

Laura NORMAN / Rice University / Keio University / mathematical economic analysis

Josephine NORTON / University of Pittsburgh / Kobe University / studio art

Matthew OVINGTON / University of South Carolina / Sophia University (CIEE) / media arts

Laura PASSARELLI / Scripps College / International Christian University / mathematics

Hannah PEPIN / Smith College / Associated Kyoto Program / psychology

Alexander PERGAMS / Lawrence University / IES Tokyo (Kanda UIS) / biology & East Asian studies

Kristoffer PICKETT / University of Oklahoma / Yamaguchi University / history

Samuel PORTER / George Washington University / Kyoto University / Asian studies

Calin PRICE / University of North Carolina, Greensboro / Kyoto Sangyo University /  elementary education

Diana PRILEPSKY / American University / Ritsumeikan University / international relations

Michael PUGH / Pikes Peak Community College / Temple University, Japan Campus / anthropology / anthropology & international studies

Deanna Li QUAN / University of Southern California / Tokyo International University / biological sciences &  East Asian languages

Rachael RAGALYE / Mt. Holyoke College / Associated Kyoto Program / anthropology

Rachel REGAN / University of Florida / Kansai Gaidai / industrial & systems engineering

Samantha ROBINSON / Baldwin Wallace College / Kansai Gaidai / political science

Jasna RODULFA / Bucknell University / Antioch Buddhist Studies in Japan / religion

Derek ROGERS / Ithaca College / IES Tokyo (Kanda University of International Studies) / cinema & photography

Jordan ROWE / California State University, Sacramento / Yokohama National University / international relations

Elizabeth SCHLINGMAN / Miami University of Ohio / Kansai Gaidai / anthropology

Joseph SILER / Elon University / Kansai Gaidai / political science

Kayla STRAUSS / University of Missouri, St. Louis / Kansai University / interdisciplinary studies

Tze Fong SUEN / Drexel University / Tohoku University / information systems

Supachot SURIYACHAI / University of Florida / Aoyama Gakuin /computer science

Keith SWAFFORD / University of Kansas / J.F. Oberlin University / linguistics

Nathan SWARTZ / Washington Univ. St. Louis / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / Japanese

Alana SWISS / University of Pittsburgh / Konan University / Japanese

Christine TAMARU / Whitman College / Associated Kyoto Program / Asian studies

Robert THOMPSON / Seattle University / Sophia University / digital design

Jacob TREXLER / Pennsylvania State University / IES Tokyo / Japanese

Bryan TURNBOUGH / University of Texas, Austin / IES Tokyo / international business

Randy UMETSU / University of Montana, Missoula / Sophia University / Japanese

Kyle VICK / Gustavus Adolphus College / Kansai Gaidai / history & political science

Kim WELENC / University of Findlay / University of Fukui / TESOL & Japanese

David WELTMAN / Columbia University) / Antioch Buddhist Studies in Japan / philosophy

Mallory WILLIAMS / University of Pennsylvania / International Christian University / cognitive science

Suthakorn WONGSAVIT / University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Kwansei Gakuin / history

Aleishea YAMAOKA / Pacific University / Saga University / international studies

Katie YEARLEY / University of Arizona / Waseda University / East Asian studies

Haenim Grace YOO / UCLA / Keio University / East Asian studies

Spring

Sarah BITHER, Hamilton College (NY)/ Sophia University / Asian studies

Colt CHAFFIN, Wichita State University (KS)/ Kansai Gaidai / international studies

Caroline DAVIDSON, Tulane University (LA)/ Kansai Gaidai / neuroscience & Asian studies

Abbie DOLL, Bowling Green State University (OH)/ Nanzan University / Asian studies

Hiroshi FUKADA, Purdue University (IN)/ Japan Center for Michigan Universities / computer engineering (Terasaki Bridging Scholar)

Yuan HUANG, Temple University (PA)/ Temple University Japan Campus / geography & urban studies (Temple University Japan Campus Bridging Scholar)

Molly KARINEN, Portland State University (OR)/ Kansai Gaidai / international studies & Japanese

Jonathan KILBY, University of South Carolina / Kansai University / computer engineering

Michael KLOSIEWSKI, St. Norbert College (MN)/ Tsuru University / mathematics &  computer science

Victoria LING, University of Illinois / Meikai University (IES Tokyo) / East Asian languages

Christina LORINO, St. Norbert College (MN) / Tsuru University / sociology

Robert MARKS, California State University, San Marcos / Rikkyo University / global business management

Cherise OSAKI, University of Southern California / Sophia University / Japanese & public relations (Terasaki Bridging Scholar)

Keith PRATT, University of Washington / Gakushuin University (spring) & Kyoto University (fall) / international business & Japanese

Shannon SPEARS, Southwestern University (TX) / Chukyo University (ISEP) / biology

Gregory STANKEVICH, Hunter College, CUNY / Kansai Gaidai / psychology & music

Rose TABAJ, University of Mount Union (OH)/ Kansai Gaidai / Japanese

Michelle TU, UCLA (CA)/ Doshisha University / design & media arts

Alex WACHI, Washington & Lee University (VA)/ Kansai Gaidai / business administration and Japanese

James YANG, Eastern Michigan University / Kansai Gaidai / international finance