Professor, Research Center for Academic Resources of the National Museum of Ethnology Osaka
Ph.D., University of Washington
Terada Yoshitaka teaches at the Research Center for Academic Resources of the National Museum of Ethnology (NME) in Osaka. He completed his studies in economics in Kobe University (1974-1976), AA in Ethnic Studies, Shoreline College (Seattle, USA, 1977), as well as B.A. in General Studies (1979), M.A. (1983) and Ph.D. (1992) in Ethnomusicology at the University of Washington (Seattle, USA).
Terada Yoshitaka has held various academic positions at the NME, such as Professor and Director of the Department of Advanced Studies in Anthropology (2012-16), Professor in the Department of Cultural Research (2008-2012, 2016-2017), Associate Professor in the Department of Cultural Research (1998-2008) and Assistant Professor, Second Research Department (1996-1998)
He received awards for Best Longer Film in the 3rd International Folk Music Film Festival (Nepal) in 2013 and the Jaap Kunst Award (Society for Ethnomusicology) in 2000.