Kerry Shannon

PhD Candidate

East Asia


Research Interests

  • Modern East Asia
  • Public Health and Hygiene
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • China

Awards & Fellowships

Korea Foundation Fellowship for Dissertation Field Research (2017)

Dr. C.F. and Cecilia Koo Chair Fellowship for Outstanding Graduate Students in East Asian Studies (2016)

Fulbright IIE Fellowship (2015-2016)

Japan Foundation Doctoral Fellowship Program (2015-2016, declined)

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for Korean (Summer 2014, declined)

UC Berkeley Teaching and Resource Center Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award (2012-13)

Center for Japanese Studies Graduate Student Fellowship (Summer 2013)

Kyoto Center for Japanese Studies Summer Grant for Classical Japanese (Summer 2013)

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for Chinese (Summer 2012)

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for Korean (Academic year 2010-11)

Whitman College Connie Jill Carlstrom Endowed Award for Excellence in Japanese Studies (2006)