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University of Sunderland

Staff within Japanese Studies

Mr Yosuke Ogawa

(visiting lecturer)

Ms Ryoko Newman

(visiting lecturer)

Staff who lecture/carry out research in Japanese Studies but are not in Japanese Studies department

Dr Peter Hayes
MA/PhD ( Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Subject Specialisation:
The adoption of mixed background children in Japan (School of Humanities and Social Sciences)

Dr Barry Lewis

Subject Specialisation:
Reception of Kazuo Ishiguro in Japan

Dr Mohammed Shamssain
PhD (Loughborough University)

Subject Specialisation:
International variations in childhood asthma and allergic disease: Comparison between English and Japanese schoolchildren (School of Science)

Professor Cees Van Leeuwen

Subject Specialisation:
Visual perception; visual creativity; computational neuroscience (Business School)

Library and Information Resources

Ms Julie Archer

Librarian Tel: 0191 515 2900
E-mail: Julie.archer@sunderland.ac.uk

Sunderland has about 660 Japan-related books in English and 75 in Japanese. It subscribes to 15 Japan related journals in English and six in Japanese. Most of the journals are open to students in the Language Access Centre. Assistance for materials has been received from the Japan Foundation. All library resources are catalogued on an in-house computerised system which is networked on PCs and available anywhere on campus. Sunderland has an agreement with Newcastle University , the University of Northumbria and the University of Teesside allowing students and staff restricted borrowing. The Internet is used to access Japanese news, language materials and other Japan-related information.

Address Forster Building
Chester Road
Telephone 0191 515 3192 Fax 0191 515 2306 School E-mail address judith.turner@sunderland.
Website http://education.sunderland.