Satsuki Kawano

Satsuki Kawano
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Phone number: 
519 824 4120 x53912
MCKN 603

Learning disabilities, child rearing, personhood, family and kinship, death, ritual, religion, morality, space and place, body, emplacement, gender, identity, aging, and Japan

Phd Anthropology University of Pittsburgh (1997)

Dr. Satsuki Kawano is a Japan anthropologist. After receiving a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh (U.S.), she held positions at Harvard University (Senior fellow, Center for the Study of World Religions) and the University of Notre Dame (Assistant Professor) before joining the University of Guelph in 2004. Most recently, Kawano is conducting fieldwork for her SSHRC-funded project (2016-2020) on academic accommodations for students with developmental disabilities in Japanese schools.