About the Author
General Editors: Ralph J. Bishop and Pamela Amoss
E.L. Cerroni-Longis an associate professor of anthropology at Eastern Michigan University. She earned a doctorate in Oriental languages and literatures from the University of Venice, Italy, conducted postdoctoral work at the University of Kyoto, Japan, and received a Ph.D. in anthropology from UCLA. She has taught and worked as a cultural analyst in Japan, Italy, England, and North America. She is currently the chairperson of the IUAES international Commission on Ethnic Relations and is completing a book titled American Ethnicity: The Cultural Dimension. Her present research focus is the comparative study of Japanese and American cultures, especially in regard to education and mental health.