William Bridges

Assistant Professor of Japanese · University of Rochester

Bridges researches the intersection of modern Japanese literature, African-American literature, and comparative literature.

anime African American Culture African American Literature Japanese Literature Japanese Culture

Andrei Simonov

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in US and international stock markets, institutional and individual investors, investment banking and behavioral finance.

International Finance Behavioral Finance Financial Services Asset Management

Simon Tam

Author | Musician | Speaker | Activist | Troublemaker

13-time TEDx speaker & performer, and storyteller. Founder/bassist of The Slants and victor in a landmark, unanimous Supreme Court case

Marketing Strategy Transparency Civil Rights Activism Social Change

Eric Haruki Swanson

Assistant Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Japanese Literature East Asian Buddhism Religions of Japan

Monty Sharma

Managing Director · MassDiGi

Monty Sharma is a seasoned executive with extensive marketing, product management, and customer management experience.

Game Development Mobile Applications Video Games Product Management Business Development

Ethan Segal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Japanese history, politics, foreign relations, society, social issues, earthquakes & tsunami, food, film and pop culture, women and gender.

Japan Constitution Ancient History (Japan) Tsunami Earthquakes Japanese History East Asia