2006 - 2007
PhD Candidate, Kyushu University, Fukuoka
Research Assistant in the Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies at Kyushu University, Fukuoka
During his fellowship, he co-authored ‘Reassessing the concept of the “Neolithic” in the Jōmon of Western Japan’ (pp.1-7) with Dr Simon Kaner and published it in Documenta Prehistorica 34 (2007). His other essays since his fellowship include ‘An examination of the social stratification of hunting and gathering societies: re-examination of the ethnographic model of the northwestern coastal region of Canada’ [in Japanese], in Archaeologies of Kyushu and East Asia: For the 50th Anniversary of the Archaeological Division, Kyushu University, 2008, pp. 733-52.