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Sophia University 
Faculty of Liberal Arts 
Department of Liberal Arts 

Professor 
Wank David Louis 

Birth:1957  
Tel.03-3238-4053  
Fax.03-3238-4076  
 
My website is here.  

Work experience
Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo  Adjunct Instructor  2003/10/01-2004/03/31 

Academic background
Oberlin College  B.A. (1980) History/ East Asian Studies  History East Asian Studies  1980/06/01  Graduated  United States of America 
Harvard University  Sociology  Sociology  Doctor prophase  1988/05/31  Completed  United States of America 
Harvard University  Sociology  Sociology  Doctor later  1993/05/31  Completed  United States of America 

Academic degrees
B.A.  Oberlin College  1980/06/01 
M.A.  Harvard University  1988/05/31 
Ph. D.  Harvard University  1993/05/31 

Current state of research and teaching activities
I specialize in economic and political sociology with a research focus on China. I study institutional change in social fields through ethnographic field methods. To date I undertaken studies of private business, Buddhism, the underground economy, and transnational networks. I teach a range of courses from the introductory to the graduate level: Introduction to Sociology; Introduction to the Field Methods; Political Sociology; Economic Sociology; State and Society in China; Political Sociology of Globalization. 

Research keywords
sociology, global studies, political sociology, economic sociology, social networks, religion, business, cuisine, globalization, power, systems theories 

Research Projects (Competitive Research Funds)
A study to elucidate corruption paradox in contemporary China  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(A)  Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research <KAKENHI>  2017/04/01-2022/03/31 
Globalizing Chinese Buddhism: Ideoscape of Values, Ethics, and Lifestyle  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research  Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research <KAKENHI>  2016/04/01-2019/03/31 
Zhongnanhai Studies: Socio-political research on Chinese Communist Party  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(A)  Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research <KAKENHI>  2011/04/01-2015/03/31 
"Traveling Cuisines" in Asia: Sociological inquiries into culinary contact zones and culinary soft power  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)  Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research <KAKENHI>  2010/04/01-2014/03/31 
Global Studies Graduate Education  School's financial aid  Others  International Symposium Grant  2008-2008 
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Bibliography
“Culinary mobilities: The multiple globalizations of Japanese cuisine.” In Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia, edited by Cecilia Leong-Salobir  James Farrer, David L. Wank, Christian Hess, Monica Rocha de Carvalho, and Chuanfei Wang.  Routledge  2019 
“A study of laynuns in Minnan, 1920s-2010s: Buddhism, state institutions, and popular culture.” In Buddhism after Mao: Negotiations, Continuities, and Reinventions, edited by Zhe Ji et al  Yoshiko Ashiwa and David L. Wank  University of Hawa'ii Press  2019 
“Classroom, immersion, and occupation: forty years of learning Chinese language, society, and politics.” In The Field of Chinese Language Education in the U.S.: A Retrospective of the 20th Century二十世纪美国中文教学界的回顾, edited by Vivian Ling  David L. Wank  Routledge  2018 
"Transnational networks of clergy in modern Chinese Buddhism: flows of resources and cooperation across national borders." In The Two Revivals of Buddhism in China in the the Twentieth Century, edited by Ji Zhe et al.  Yoshiko Ashiwa, David L. Wank  Fudan University Press  2016 
“Knife-shaved noodles go global: provincial politics and the improbable rise of Chinese minor cuisine.” In Globalization of Asian Cuisines: Transnational Networks and Contact Zones, edited by James Farrer  David L. Wank  Palgrave Macmillan  2015 
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Papers
"Area-based global studies in Japan"  David L Wank  global-e  2018 
“Japanese culinary mobilities research: the globalization of the Japanese restaurant”  James Farrer, David L. Wank, Christian Hess, Chuanfei Wang, Lenka Vyletalova, Monica Carlvaho  Foods and Food Ingredients Journal of Japan  2017 
"The rise of global studies in East Asia: Institutions and Ideology"  David L. Wank and James Farrer  global-e  University of California  2017 
“Global studies addressing the needs of the times"  David L. Wank  Global Studies Review  Shanghai University  2015 
"Is global studies a field?" (1&2)  global-e  University of California  2008 
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Research presentations
Perspectives on Global Studies: history, theory and practice  Invited lecture. Hitotsubashi University Social Sciences and Global Studies Research Lecture Series  2018/02/27 
Cultural renaissance and cultural industries in contemporary China: tea culture as lifestyle  Workshop: Thinking about the world of Shizuoka Tea. At Shizuoka Prefectural University Global Area Center  2018/02/23 
Globalizing Chinese Buddhism as values and ethics  Invited lecture. Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore  2017/12/07 
Globalization of Japanese cuisine  Invited in-class lecture, Fashion Institute of New York  2017/09/19 
Global Chinese Buddhism: ideoscape of values, ethics and lifestyles  Invited lecture. Xiamen University, Department of Anthropology  2017/09/19 
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Prizes
Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies Kukin Fellowship  1992 
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Program on Peace and International Cooperation Research and Writing Grant for August, 1998-March, 2000 (U.S. $100,000)  1997 
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship  1991 
M.A passed with distinction, Harvard University  1988 
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship  1988 
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Teaching achievements
Linking up the classroom with the real world  2008-Present 
Class evaluation  1992-Present 
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Memberships of academic societies
Asian Studies Conference Japan 
Association of Asian Studies 
American Sociological Association 
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