John Beatty, Brooklyn College
John Beatty is Professor in Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at Brooklyn College (City University of New York) where he has taught a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses including those in intercultural communication and linguistics. He received his Ph.D. from the City University of New York in 1972 and has conducted field research in Japan, Europe, and the United States. He has worked with both private and governmental agencies in their intercultural interactions.
Junichi Takahashi, Obirin University, Tokyo
Junichi Takahashi is a Professor in the Department of International Studies, Language and Communication at Obirin University. His major field of research is Socio-cultural Anthropology, Psychological Anthropology, and Communications Studies. Junichi received his Ph.D. from the City University of New York in 1984. He has published over four books and has written over 20 academic papers in various journals both in Japanese and English.