Professor Takeuchi wins prestigious NEH Award to research Japanese feminists.
Michiko Takeuchi, Associate Professor of History, has won an NEH Award to conduct research on her book, “Early Coalitions Between Japanese and American Feminists, from World War I to the U.S. Occupation of Japan.” She examines the women’s movements in the U.S. and Japan in the first half of the twentieth century. According to History Department Chair David Shafer, “NEH fellowships are very competitive and Dr. Takeuchi’s selection for the NEH Fellowship for Advanced Research on Japan is testament to the importance of her work.” Takeuchi earned her B.A. and M.A. in International Studies at CSULB. She said she felt “thrilled and overjoyed” by the award, stating “I hope this recognition inspires our students.”
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