■What is “Share Ur Story x Professionals”?
It is one of the core programs at U Share, aimed to provide opportunities to discover about various people and different values. It is where speakers – U Share residents and role models working as professionals – share their journey, giving students new insights and encouraging them to expand their network.
Event Name：Share Ur Story x Professionals
Date：July 15th, 2022
Time: At 19:00pm –
Venue：U Share Nishi Waseda
Topic：Overcoming Minority Disadvantage: How I survive academic field in the U.S.
BS Loyola University Chicago, 2000
MA UCLA, 2002
PhD UCLA, 2008
Dr. Nishimura was born and raised in Japan, and she worked for a Japanese company before becoming an archaeologist. She began her research career in the Middle East, but, due to the deteriorating security situation in the region, she moved to the United States in1996. She continued her research in the U.S. and received her Ph.D. in anthropological archaeology while giving birth and raising her children. Dr. Nishimura taught at the University of Pennsylvania and other U.S. universities. Her area of specialization includes social disparities of non-elite groups in the Middle East and East Asia from ancient times to the Middle Ages.