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Chikako Ozawa-de SilvaProfessor (REALC) and Graduate Faculty in Emory Sociology


  • DPhil, Social and Cultural Anthropology; University of Oxford, 2001
  • MA, Sociology of Culture; University of Essex, 1996
  • BA, Anthropology and Sociology; Sophia University, Japan, 1995

Research Areas

Professor of Japanese Studies and Anthropology
  • Psychological and Medical Anthropology
  • Japanese Studies (Globalization of Anime & Manga)
  • Loneliness, Intimacy and Suicide
  • Mental Well-Being
  • Subjectivity and Selfhood
  • Critical Empathy
  • Contemplative Practice
  • Therapies and Healing Practices
  • Mind-Body
  • Buddhism and Tibetan Medicine