Fellows & Grantees

Hiroshi Ishida

Abe Fellowship 1992
Project Title
A Comparative Study of Career Dynamics in a Japanese and American Organization
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Associate Professor, Sociology, Columbia University


Hiroshi Ishida is Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tokyo.  He received his Ph.D. in sociology from Harvard University, conducted post-doctoral research at Nuffield College and St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, and held positions of Assistant and Associate Professor of Sociology at Columbia University. His research interests include comparative social stratification and mobility, school-to-work transition, and social inequality over the life course.  He is the author of Social Mobility in Contemporary Japan (Stanford University Press) and the co-editor with David Slater of Social Class in Contemporary Japan (Routledge).