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KEIO UNIVERSITY 
Faculty of Letters 
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences 

Professor 
KOMISAROF M Adam 

Career
Shobi University  Department of Policy Management  Assistant Professor, Associate Professor  2000/04/01-2006/03/31 
Reitaku University  Department of Economic Studies & Business Administration  Associate Professor, Professor  2006/04/01-2016/03/31 
University of Oxford  Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies  Visiting Academic  2012/04/01-2013/03/31 
Keio University  Faculty of Letters  Professor  2016/04/01-Present 

Academic Background
Brown University  Educational Studies  1990/05/31  Graduated  USA 
Antioch University  Master's Program in Intercultural Relations  Master's course  1998/12/31  Graduated  USA 
Keio University  Center for Japanese Studies Japanese Language Program (Advanced Program completed)  Other  1999/03/31  Completed 
International Christian University  Department of Public Administration  Doctoral course  2008/03/31  Graduated  Japan 

Academic Degrees
Bachelor's Degree in Educational Studies  Brown University  1990/05/31 
Master's Degree in Intercultural Relations  Antioch University  1998/12/31 
PhD in Public Administration  International Christian University  2008/03/31 

Licenses and Qualifications
Washington State Japanese Teaching License  1995/09/01 
Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1  2003/12 

Research Areas
Cultural anthropology 
Social psychology 

Research Keywords
Intercultural Communication 
Acculturation 

Research Themes
Intercultural Communication  1999/01/01-Present 
Acculturation  1999/01/01-Present 

Funded Research Projects (Competitive Research Funds, etc.)
Study Abroad Students' Identification Practices, Motivations, and Learning Evaluations: Examining Heterogeneity and Fluidity  Research grant  Japanese Government  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research  2017/04/01-2020/03/31 
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Research Achievements (Books)
Weaving intercultural work, life, and scholarship in globalizing universities  KOMISAROF M Adam  Sole author pages 23-38, and co-author with Zhu Hua pages 1-20 and 174-199  Routledge  2016 
The Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology, 2nd edition  KOMISAROF M Adam with Chan-Hoong Leong  Pages 248-271  Cambridge University Press  2016 
Weaving intercultural work, life, and scholarship in globalizing universities  KOMISAROF M Adam  Routledge  2016 
At home abroad: The contemporary Western experience in Japan  KOMISAROF M Adam  Reitaku University Press  2012 
On the front lines of forging a global society: Japanese and American coworkers in Japan  KOMISAROF M Adam  Reitaku University Press  2011 
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Research Achievements (Original Articles and Commentaries)
Research paper (scholarly journal)  Single  A New Framework of Workplace Acculturation: The Need to Belong and Constructing Ontological Interpretive Spaces  KOMISAROF M Adam  Journal of Intercultural Communication  Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research—SIETAR  21, 15-37  2018 
Single  Are Americans more successful at building intercultural relations than Japanese? A comparison and analysis of acculturation outcomes in Japan  KOMISAROF M Adam  Springer Plus  Springer  2014/ 3  2014 
Single  Centrifugal vs. centripetal discourses of reform: Contending subcultures within the Japanese professorate. [Review of the book The Japanese professor: An ethnography of university faculty]  KOMISAROF M Adam  Journal of Intercultural Communication  SIETAR Japan  14, 85-88  2011 
Single  Re-entry: A teaching moment for intercultural communication awareness and skills  KOMISAROF M Adam  JALT 2010 Conference Proceedings  JALT (Japan Association of Language Teachers)  569-577  2011 
Single  Five keys to improving Assistant Language Teacher & Japanese teacher relations on the JET Program  KOMISAROF M Adam  Reitaku University Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies  Reitaku University  18/ 2, 1-9  2010 
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Research Achievements (Oral/Poster Presentations)
Oral presentation(general)  Constructing Who Is Japanese: A Study of Social Markers of Acceptance in Japan  International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 24th International Congress  2018/07/02 
Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, training session, lecture, etc.  Becoming "One of Us": Social Markers of Acculturation in Japan and Five Countries  Birkbeck Public Lecture Series 2018  2018/03/09 
Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, training session, lecture, etc.  Is it Possible to "Become" Japanese? Social Markers of Acculturation and Gaining Acceptance for Immigrants in Japan  Nissan Institute Seminar in Japanese Studies  2018/03/08 
Other  Can We "Become Japanese"? Social Markers of Acculturation and How We Decide Who Is "One of Us"  SIETAR (Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research) Japan Evening Workshop  2018/01/19 
Oral presentation (invited/special)  Social Markers of Acculturation and Immigrant Belonging in Japan  Anthropology of Japan in Japan (AJJ) Fall 2017 Conference  2017/12/09 
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Awards
Reitaku University Excellence in Teaching Award (co-recipient)  2015/09 
Reitaku University Excellence in Research Award  2012/09 
Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship  1998/04/01 
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Courses in Charge of
Academic Skills 
Advanced English 
Advanced High English 
Intensive English 
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Memberships in Academic Societies
Asiatic Society of Japan 
International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 
International Academy for Intercultural Research 
SIETAR Japan 
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Committee Experiences
International Academy for Intercultural Research  Fellow & member of Executive Board (06/2013-present), Outstanding Book Award Committee (06/2013-06/2015), Outstanding Dissertation Award Committee (06/2015-06/2017), Scientific Committee (11/2016-06/2017), and Fellows Day Organizer (08/2016-07/2017).  2008/09-Present 
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