Associate Professor of Japanese, Northern Illinois University
. from University of Hawaii
Research interests: historical linguistics; Asuka-Nara era linguistics, literature, history; kokugaku (Kamo no Mabuchi, Motoori Norinaga). I am currently trying to finish a translation of Nihon shoki that has taken me almost ten years.
The Authenticity of Sendai Kuji Hongi : A New Examination of Texts, With a Translation And Commentary (Brill's Japanese Studies Library, 2006). // Historiographical Trends in Early Japan (Lewiston, .: Edwin Mellen Press, 2002); A Descriptive Grammar of Early Old Japanese Prose (Brill's Japanese Studies Library, 2001); "A New Look at Paekche and Korean: Data from Nihon shoki ." Language Research (); " Toru in Old Japanese." Journal of East Asian Linguistics (); "The Origin of Man:yoogana." BSOAS (vol. 64, pt 1, pp. 59-73).