Shinobu Kitayama

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Shinobu Kitayama

Robert B. Zajonc Collegiate Professor of Psychology

Office Location(s): 3217 East Hall
Phone: 734.647.6786
kitayama@umich.edu

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Center for Japanese Studies
    • Department of Psychology
  • About

    Shinobu Kitayama is a Robert B. Zajonc Collegiate Professor of Psychology and the Director of the Culture & Cognition Program. His research revolves around cultural differences and similarities in a variety of mental processes such as self, emotion, and cognition. He focuses on comparative research on people from Asian countries, such as Japan, the Philippines and China with Americans.

  • Education
    • PhD, University of Michigan, 1987
    • MA, Kyoto University, 1981
    • BA, Kyoto University, 1979