Abstract List

Listed below are the abstracts for papers selected for presentation at the conference.  They are listed alphabetically by name of the presenting author.  Please note that some abstracts were edited for length and/or clarity.  

 

 

 

Last Name

First Name

Professional Title

Organization

Country

Title

Alcantara

Lailani

Graduate Student

University of Tsukuba

Japan

Ownership and Firm Growth:  Evidence from Foreign Affiliates in Japan

Amae

Yoshihisa

PhD Candidate Political Science

University of Hawaii, Manoa

HI, USA

Challenging the Status Quo:  Rise of Taiwanese Nationalism and its Implications for Cross-Strait Relations and Regional Security in the Asia- Pacific

Anderson

Fred

Foreign Professor of Intercultural Communication Studies

School of Library and Information Sciences - University of Tsukuba

Japan

Videoconferencing as a Tool in Intercultural Education:  Problems and Prospects

Aoki

Kumiko

Associate Professor

National Institute of Multimedia Education

Japan

Globalization of Higher Education:  Issues and Opportunities

Becker

Carl

Professor of Comparative Thought

Human and Environmental Studies Department - Kyoto University Graduate School

Japan

Challenges of Overpopulation in Japan

Bigalke

Terance

Director and Dean

Education Program - East-West Center

HI, USA

Forum on Student Program at EWC

Bradshaw

Richard

Lecturer

Department of International Relations - Meiji Gakuin University

Japan

An Explanation-Based Conceptual Analysis of Japanese Emotion Episodes

Burian

Chalintorn

Regional Director

Institute of International Education

Thailand

Community Colleges in Thailand

Chen

Kuei-Lan

Professor

Curriculum Division - Defense Language Institute

CA, USA

An Exciting Teaching Tool:  Chinese Online Instruction

Chen

Xin

Research Fellow and Program Officer

New Zealand Asia Institute at the University of Auckland

New Zealand

ASEAN + 3: Mapping East Asian Regionalism Between Realism, Liberalism and Constructivism

Cheng

Yimin

Senior Researcher

National Research Institute for Family Planning

China

Sex Workers' (SW) Knowledge and Behavior Related to AIDS in China

Christoffersen

Gaye

Associate Professor

Northeast Asia Programme - Naval Postgraduate School

CA, USA

China's Negotiated Identity within ASEAN+3

Cortes

Bienvenido

Professor of Economics

Pittsburg State University

KS, USA

Do Environmental Regulations Affect Economic Growth?  The Case of the Chinese Coal Industry

Das

Ajit

Professor Emeritus

University of Minnesota, Duluth

MN, USA

Ancient Wisdom and Contemporary Problems

Doma, Jr.

Crescencio

Faculty Researcher

Social Research Center - University of Santo Tomas

Philippines

Support System for Older Persons in a Rural Community

Edmonds

Christopher

Fellow, Economics Program

East-West Center

HI, USA

The Impact of Tourism Sector Growth on Income and Poverty in Vietnam

Faust

Don

Professor

Mathematics and Computer Science - Northern Michigan University

MI, USA

New Logical Constructs to Better Represent Our Evidential Knowledge

Feltz

William

Coordinator, Arts Program

East-West Center

HI, USA

The Arts as an Educational Tool

Finin

Gerard

Fellow, Pacific Islands Development Program

East-West Center

HI, USA

Salaam Manoa, Aloha Mindanao: Creating a Student-Centered, Real Time Virtual Classroom

Foster

Lawrence

Professor of Law

University of Hawaii, Manoa

HI, USA

Current Issues in Judicial Independence in the United States

Foster

Lawrence

Professor of Law

University of Hawaii, Manoa

HI, USA

Corporate Governance in the United States

Fujimura

Manabu

Economics Department

Aoyama Gakuin University

Japan

Operationalizing Poverty Reduction Strategy:  Review of Experience in Multilateral Development Banks and Some Lessons Learned

Fuwa

Nobuhiko

Agricultural Economics

Chiba University

Japan

Pathways Out of Rural Poverty:  Socio-Economic Class Mobility in the Rural Philippines

Gunnarson

John

Consultant

Early Childhood Education

CA, USA

Education for the Future: Teaching Creativity and Problem-solving Skills to Students through the Project Approach

Hanson

Eric

MA Candidate Asian Studies

University of Hawaii, Manoa

HI, USA

The Hui:  China's Strategic Ethnic Minority

Hara

Kimie

Associate Professor

University of Calgary

Canada

Japan and the Regional Conflicts in the Asia-Pacific

Hasegawa

Koichi

Director of Training Affairs

Inochi-No-Denwa

Japan

Cross-Cultural Support for Sojourns in Japan by Telephone Counseling

Hassan

Hamid

PhD Candidate

University of Tsukuba

Japan

Changing Value of Lifetime Employment for the Company

Hayashi

Takashi

Associate Professor

Nanzan University

Japan

Human Resource Development by Asian Affiliates of Japanese MNEs:  Stepwise Hybrid Hypothesis Based on “○ & □ - Model”

Ho

Hsiu-hwang

Professor

Free Lance

Hong Kong

Home Town Lost in the Global Village -- An Educator's Viewpoint

Hoang

Hoe

Director

Center for Environment Tourism and Development

Vietnam

Some Facets on Poverty Reduction in the North of Vietnam

Hoffman

Timothy M.

Professor

Department of Musicology - Musashino Academia Musicae

Japan

Music is Sound, Sound is Time, Time is Money:  Efficiency and Economy in Transmission of Aural Culture

Ibata-Arens

Kathryn

Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science - Depaul University

IL, USA

The Kyoto Model?  The Local Political Economy of Innovation in Comparative Perspective

Ibrahim

Muhammad

Agricultural Chemist

Ayub Agricultural Research Institute

Pakistan

Un-planned Population Growth Related Problems in Pakistan

Jeong

Dong K.

Professor

Economics Department - North Carolina A & T State University

NC, USA

The East Asian Perspectives in Changing Global Economy

Johnson

Mary

Research Assistant

Public Procurement Center - Florida Atlantic University

FL, USA

Outsourcing:  An International Enterprise

Jones

David

Associate Professor

Kennesaw State University

GA, USA

Looking to the Animal:  An Ecology of Compassion for the 21st Century -- Contributions from Ancient Asian Philosophy

Kamath

Suryanath

Professor

Free Lance

India

Indian IT Industry Keen on Assisting Asian and Pacific Regions

Kang

Jong-Il

Executive Director

The Institute of Korean Peninsula Neutralization

Korea

Korea Neutralization for Peace and Stability in Northeast Asia

Kim

In-Young

Associate Professor

Department of Political Science - Hallym University

Korea

The Comparison of (Low) Trust in Korea and Italy

Kinoshita

Hidefumi

Associate Professor

Ehime University

Japan

On Miscommunication Processes in Refusal Management between Japanese and Americans

Kobayashi

Eiji

Professor

Economics Department - Shimonoseki City University

Japan

'English Plus' for Asian and American Students

Kobayashi

Victor

Professor

Educational Foundation - University of Hawaii, Manoa

HI, USA

The Idea of Power:  Education & Globalization

Kojima

Katsuhisa

Senior Research Fellow

National Institute of Population and Social Security Research

Japan

The Trend of Income Difference in Japan

Leung

Samuel

Assistant Professor

University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's New Post-secondary Education Marketplace

Lewis

Nancy

Director - Research Program

East-West Center

HI, USA

Global Environmental Change and Health in Small Island States

Malhotra

Ashok

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor

Department of Philosophy - State University of New York, Oneonta

NY, USA

Towards a One-World Diverse Culture:  A Philosophical Vision and a Practical Solution

Manangka

Derek

News Director/Editor-In-Chief

RCTI Television

Indonesia

Minority Problem in Indonesia

McNally

James

Director - Program on Aging

NACDA - Institute for Social Research

MI, USA

Web-Based Applications of Data Sharing for Research and Education

Meng

Kwang-Ho

Professor

Preventive Medicine - The Catholic University of Korea

Korea

The Health Consequences of Korea's Rapidly Aging Population

Menton

Linda

Professor of Education

Curriculum Research & Development - University of Hawaii, Manoa

HI, USA

Promoting Democracy in Occupied Japan:  The 1947 Constitution

Miyakoshi

Tomoko

PhD Candidate Linguistics

University of Hawaii, Manoa

HI, USA

The Acquisition of Two English Adjectival Constructions by Japanese Learners

Murakami

Yoshikazu

Professor

Matsuyama University

Japan

Toward Redesigning Teaching and Learning in Higher Education by Using the Internet

Nakachi

Kiyoshi

Professor

Meio University

Japan

A Proposal for a North-South Center in Okinawa

Nitta

Fumiteru

Professor

Sociology Department - Kibi International University

Japan

Teaching English as a Rite of Passage

Nkemdirim

Lawrence

Professor

Earth Sciences - University of Calgary

Canada

The New Water Frontier

Ogasavara

Mario

Doctoral Student of Finance and Management

University of Tsukuba

Japan

Ownership, Internalization, Entry Mode and Performance of Japanese Subsidiaries in Brazil

Olenik

John (Ken)

Professor of History

Montclair State University

NJ, USA

Ethnicity and War in South China:  The Hakka of Huiyang County

Rana

Bhawani

President

Hotel Sneha

Nepal

Gender, Poverty and Globalization:  Eradicating Poverty by Recognizing the Importance of Women's Role

Ranjan

Ravi

Project Manager

Wipro Technologies

Japan

Mine Your P's & Q's:  The Role of Process and Quality in India's Growing Software Outsourcing Market

Sattam

Adisak

Professor - School of Health Science

Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University

Thailand

City Consultation:  A University Role in Healthy City Development

Schwerin

Ed

Professor and Chair

Florida Atlantic University

FL, USA

Globalization and the Asia Pacific Community:  Opportunities and Challenges

Setboonsarng

Sununtar

Senior Research Fellow

Asian Development Bank Institute

Japan

Child Malnutrition as Poverty Indicator:  An Evaluation in the Context of Different Development Interventions in Indonesia

Shambaugh

Vicki

Director - Research and Development

Pacific Health Research Institute

HI, USA

Delivering Medical Care While Developing the Infrastructure in the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Shim

Jung-Soon

Professor

English Department - Soongsil University

Korea

Changing Visions of Gender Roles in Korean Women's Theater

Shirata

Akane

Teacher

Lowell School

VA, USA

The Language Development in Bilingualism:  A Case Study on a Young Child Who Is Raised with Japanese and English

Shrader

Douglas

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor

Department of Philosophy - State University of New York, Oneonta

NY, USA

Euthyphro Revisited:  An Essay Concerning Globalization, Tolerance, and Religious Pluralism

Singh

Kirpal

EWCA Chapter Leader

Singapore

Singapore

The New East-West Alliance:  Sensitizing Outreach

Thimmappa

Purushothama

Professor

Education and Psychology - University of the South Pacific

Fiji

Tie-up Inputs of Broken Strings in Teacher Experience

Tokrisna

Ruangrai

Associate Professor

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics - Kasetsart University

Thailand

Economic Perspective of Sustainable Land Use:  A Case Study of Klong Sathorn Village, Thailand

Tolentino

V. Bruce

Economic Advisor

Supreme National Economic Council - Office of the Prime Minister, Cambodia

Philippines

International Openness and the Weight of History:  The Challenge of Governance and Policy Reforms in Cambodia

Trimillos

Ricardo

Chair and Professor

School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies - University of Hawaii, Manoa

HI, USA

Interrogating Music Globalization for Pacific-Asia:  Moana & the Moahunters, Miss Saigon, Keith Ikaia Purdy and "Return to Innocence"

Wang

Eunice Hsiao-Hui

Assistant Professor

Department of Information Communication - Yuan Ze University

Taiwan

The Emerging Web Multimedia Value Chain in Taiwan:  Problems and Prospects

Wang

Jianwei

Professor and Chair

University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

WI, USA

China's Multilateral Diplomacy and SOE

Watanabe

Manabu

Lecturer

Toyama Prefectural University/Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University

Japan

New Challenge in Education - English at Elementary School

Watanabe

Sabeena Munir

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Japan

From Burka to Bikini:  Liberation or Exploitation

Weilbacher

Phiengphen Stholasuta

Campus Director

College of Micronesia

FSM

Community Colleges in Micronesia

Weiss

John

Director of Research

Asian Development Bank Institute

Japan

Poverty Targeting in Asia:  Experiences from India, Indonesia, the Philippines, People's Republic of China and Thailand

Yamashita

Michiko

Senior Economist

Japan Bank for International Cooperation

Japan

Prospects of the East Asian Economic Community

Yin

Liangwu

Associate Professor

Department of History - Mount Union College

OH, USA

Water Management vs. Human Costs:  China's Resettlement in Historical Perspective

Yoshikawa

Mimi Beng Poh

Director

University of Hawaii, Honolulu Community College

HI, USA

Community Colleges:  Roles and Challenges