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Robert Glidden Visiting Professorship

Objectives

Every year since 1973, OHIO and Chubu University have exchanged faculty members through a visiting professors program, providing students and professors the unique opportunity of having a truly international learning experience. Faculty members who come to OHIO from Chubu University are called Robert Glidden Visiting Professors. OHIO faculty members who travel to Chubu University are Kohei Miura Visiting Professors  – named in honor of the founder of Chubu University.

Robert Glidden Visiting Professors from Chubu University are engaged in active scholarship activities at OHIO such as teaching a regular course or seminar; teaching short-term workshops; delivering lectures; giving guest presentations in classes and seminars; engaging in research activities; conducting independent study programs with students and/or professors; and participating in outreach activities.

Past Participants

The visiting professors are usually paired with OHIO faculty members to facilitate active partnerships and mentorship. Listed below are the previous Robert Glidden Visiting Professors and OHIO faculty mentors. 

Year 

Name

Host College or Department at Chubu

Host College or Department
at OHIO (faculty mentor)

2018 Yutaka Hirata Robotic Science and Technology Arts and Sciences (Scott Hooper)
2018 Tomohiro Yanagi English Language and Culture Arts and Sciences (Chris Thompson)
2017 Koichi Hasegawa Bioscience and Biotechnology Arts and Sciences
2016 Ting Ting Zong International Studies Glidden School of Music

2015

Norihide Takechi 

Business Accounting

Business
(Robert Sarikas)

2013

Norio Hotta

Lifelong Sports for Health

Health Sciences & Professions 
(Michael Kushnick)

2012

Nobuyuki Kawauchi 

Comparative Cultures

Arts and Sciences
(Tom Scanlan)

2010

Tomoko Yamada 

Nursing

Nursing
(Mary Bowen)

2009

Mikio Yasubayashi

Electrical Engineering

Hearing,Speech and Language Sciences
(Brooke Hallowell)

2008

Saiko Hayashi

Contemporary Education

Counseling and Higher Education
(Christine Bhat)

2007

Zhao Wei

Business Administration and Information Science

Business

2006

Seiichi Masuyama

Management

Business

2005

Sasuke
Miyazima

Biology

Arts and Sciences

2004

Rika Mizuno 

Psychology

Psychology
(Frank Bellezza)

2003 

Taijiro Nonaka

Research Institute for Science
and Technology

Civil Engineering
(Shad Sargand)

 

 

Contact Information

Marian Carr
Coordinator for Global Partnerships
Office of Global Affairs
56 East Union St., Athens, OH 45701
carrm@ohio.edu
Tel: 740-593-1971

 

 


   

   
   

   
   

   
   

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