Fellows & Grantees

Niwako Yamawaki

Abe Fellowship 2002
Project Title
A Comparative Study of Japan and the United States: The Perception of Domestic Violence
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology, Brigham Young University


Niwako Yamawaki was born and raised in Japan, and educated in the US. She graduated from the University of Utah with her doctoral degree in counseling psychology.  Niwako is currently working as an associate professor at the Department of Psychology at Brigham Young University, where she teaches in the areas of multicultural counseling, applied social psychology, and psychology of gender. Niwako is a recipient of the Abe Fellowship (Social Science Research Council), the JSPS Post Doc Fellowship, the JSPS Invitation Fellowship (Long term), and the BRIDGE Fellowship.