emily simpson

Welcome Emily Simpson, a Japanese scholar for 2019-20

This academic year, Japanese scholar Emily Simpson will teach the following courses:

  • In 19F, REL 19.29 (12) Women and Religion in Japan
  • In 20W, REL 19.31 (2) Religions of Japan
  • In 20S, REL 19.32 (10) Shinto: Foundations, Festivals, & Fox Shrines

Prof. Simpson earned her B.A. from Vassar College and both her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara in East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies. She has also studied at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, under a Fulbright IIE Graduate Research Fellowship.