Living in Bangkok, Thailand since 2003. Completed the master program at the School of Language and Communication at the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) in Thailand and the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Intercultural Studies at Kobe University in Japan. Research fields are intercultural communication and Thai culture. Currently, while working for the Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, also providing travel information about Thailand on the personal blog “Thailand Gaho (thailandgaho.com)”. Major publication: Anger Coping Strategies and Values of the Thais, The Journal of Thai Studies Vol.15.