Tate Kihara

Graduate Student
A.M. Brown University
M.A. University of Tokyo
B.A. University of Tokyo

Research Interests

Immigration; Education; Social Demography; Social Stratification and Inequality; Quantitative Methods


Year of Entry: 2017

Other Brown Affiliations:

  • Trainee, Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC)
  • Fellow, Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

  • Kihara, Tate. Forthcoming. “Socioeconomic Selectivity of Japanese Migration to the Continental United States During the Age of Mass Migration.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
  • Kihara, Tate. Forthcoming. “The Life Course Origins of the Immigrant Advantage? Parental Nativity, Parental Education, and Academic Achievement Gaps from Kindergarten to High School in the United States.” International Migration Review  
  • Jackson, Margot. I., and Tate Kihara. 2019. “The Educational Gradient in Health Among Children in Immigrant Families.” Population Research and Policy Review, 38(6), 869-897.

Book Chapters and Columns: 

  • Kihara, Tate. 2021. “Who intends to settle permanently? Settlement plans of immigrants in Japan.” Pp.206-229 In Immigrant Integration in Japan: Current Status and Challenges. edited by K. Nagayoshi. Tokyo, Japan: Akashi Shoten. (in Japanese)
  • Kihara, Tate. 2021. “The Current Status of Quantitative Research on Children with Immigrant Backgrounds: Comparing Japan and the United States” Pp.22-23  In Japanese Education Challenging the New Globalization: Perspectives from Comparative Education Studies. edited by R. Tsuneyoshi and M. Nukaga. Tokyo: The University of Tokyo Press. (in Japanese)
  • Tsuneyoshi, Ryoko, Fumiko Takahashi, Hideki Ito, Seulbi Lee, Maiko Sumino, Tate Kihara, Satsuki Kubodera, and Hikaru Ishiwata. 2017. “ Japanese Schooling and the Global and Multicultural Challenge: Globalization from Below." Pp.190-213 in Globalization and Japanese "Exceptionalism" in Education: Insider’s Views into a Changing System, edited by R. Tsuneyoshi. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge.
  • Kihara, Tate, Mayu Kawazoe and Masaya Ueno. 2015.  “Comparing Xenophobia against the Chinese: Validating Contact Hypothesis in Six Asian Countries.” Pp. 87-109 in Linkage and Estrangement in East Asia, edited by S. Sonoda. Tokyo, Japan: Keiso Shobo. (in Japanese)

Awards, Fellowship and Grants:

  • PSTC International Fellowship (2020-2021)
  • Alden Speare, Jr. Award for superior achievement in the Master of Arts thesis (2019)
  • ITO Foundation for International Education Exchange Fellowship (2017-2019)