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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 

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)
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 
Single  Conflicting acculturation strategies regarding ethnocultural diversity: Towards a resolution for Japan’s multicultural future  KOMISAROF M Adam  Journal of Intercultural Communication  SIETAR Japan  13, 31-38  2010 
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Research Achievements (Oral/Poster Presentations)
Symposium workshop panel (nominated)  Social Markers of Acculturation Among Japanese University Students  International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 23rd International Congress  2016/08/02 
Poster presentation  Towards a New Acculturation Framework: Construction of National Boundaries and Negotiation of Organizational Membership Status  International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 23rd International Congress  2016/08/02 
Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, training session, lecture, etc.  Breaking the Rice Paper Ceiling: Liminality, Marginality, & Constructing a Satisfying Life Abroad  2016/07/08 
Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, training session, lecture, etc.  Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture. Constructing a Satisfying Life Abroad and the Art of Crossing Boundaries  2016/06/15 
Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, training session, lecture, etc.  Crossing Boundaries: Transnational Workers Breaking the Rice Paper Ceiling in Japan and Beyond  2016/02/19 
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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
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 and Membership Representative on Executive Board (from 2013 to present)  2008/09-Present 
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