Gregory S. Poole
Gregory S. Poole is Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and Dean of The Institute for the Liberal Arts at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan. Prior to coming to Kyoto he was a faculty member in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Tsukuba outside of Tokyo. His areas of research includes the anthropology of education, language, and Japan and his publications include Reframing Diversity in the Anthropology of Japan (2015, co-edited with John Ertl, John Mock, and John McCreery), Foreign Language Education in Japan: Exploring Qualitative Approaches (2015, co-edited with Sachiko Horiguchi and Yuki Imoto), “‘International’ Higher Education In Japan: Expanding Intracultural Knowledge or (Re)defining Intercultural Boundaries?” (2015, in Mock, Naganuma, and Kawamura, eds., The Impact of Internationalization on Universities in Japan: Is Japanese Higher Education Really Changing?), The Japanese Professor: An Ethnography of a University Faculty (2010), Higher Education in East Asia: Neoliberalism and the Professoriate (2009, co-edited with Ya-chen Chen), and “The Japanese University in Crisis,” (Higher Education, 2005, coauthored with Ikuo Amano).