Musician, Writer, Cognitive Scientist


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Russell S. Kabir is a graduate student from the Department of Psychology in the Graduate School of Education at Hiroshima University and a fourth-year member of their flagship Phoenix Leader Education Program for Renaissance from Radiation Disaster. He studied abroad with Harvard Summer School at Waseda University in 2009, and graduated cum laude with bachelor degrees in science and international and area studies from the University of Oklahoma in 2011, where he spearheaded a statewide fundraising campaign for disaster relief known as ‘Oklahoma United for Japan’. He began his career as an ESL Instructor for the Center for English as a Second Language at the University of Oklahoma. He then worked as an English instructor on the JET Program at schools in Yurihonjo City, Akita Prefecture, and continued humanitarian activities throughout Tohoku with organizations such as Volunteer Akita from 2012-2014. Russell delivers self-care promoting psychological rehabilitation services to residents of temporary housing and communities in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture, once per year under the guidance of a disaster support team from Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University (2016-2017). He served as an intern in Mazda Motor Corporation’s Environmental Safety and Engineering Department in 2015, developing policy profiles on technical regulations. His research focuses on intersections between data, regulatory, and implementation sciences, with special attention to the psychosocial consequences of disasters and the perspective of the cognitive and clinical sciences.


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