James Farrer

Title: 
Professor
Discipline: 
Sociology
Affiliations
Affiliation: 
GPGS Faculty
Degree Program: 
M.A. in Global Studies
Ph.D. in Global Studies
Academic Info
Areas of interest: 
My research focuses on urban life in Shanghai and Tokyo, including cuisine, nightlife, migrant communities, and urban sexual cultures. In teaching sociology at Sophia, my emphasis is developing students’ hands-on skills in qualitative research, encouraging them to use original data to write about social phenomenon while incorporating insights from previous sociological research.
Educational Background
Degree: 
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Contact info
Email: 
j-farrer@sophia.ac.jp
Office Number: 
10-503