VIVO: Cornell Research & Scholarship
Martin, Sherry L.
Cornell Faculty Member
College of Arts and Sciences
East Asia Program Profile
member of graduate field
Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
other Cornell affiliations
East Asia Program
Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (FGSS)
Institute for the Social Sciences (ISS)
Political Allegiance and Alienation
Mass Political Behavior and Protest Politics
Comparative Political Party Systems and Political Socialization
Regional SpecializationL Japan and the US
Women in East Asian Politics
Patterns of Development and Growing Economic Interdependence on Women
Channels of Interest Articulation Linking Elites and Voters in Japanese Politics
Gender, Community, and Political Change in Japan
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ISS fellowships free some of Cornell's top social scientists to pursue their research
Introduction to Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies (Undergraduate level)
Sex, Politics and Power (Undergraduate Level)
Comparative Political Participation (Graduate Level)
Feminist Methodology (Graduate Level
GOVT-4999: Undergraduate Independent Study - Spring 2013
GOVT-7999: Independent Study - Spring 2013
GOVT-4999: Undergraduate Independent Study - Fall 2012
GOVT-7999: Independent Study - Fall 2012
GOVT-4999: Undergraduate Independent Study - Spring 2012
GOVT-7999: Independent Study - Spring 2012
GOVT-4999: Undergraduate Independent Study - Fall 2011
GOVT-7999: Independent Study - Fall 2011
current professional activities
Member, Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies Steering Committee, 2004- present
Member, Department of Government Comparative A Exam Committee, 2004-present
Faculty Reader, Undergraduate Admissions Selection Committee, 2004-2005
Member, Department of Government Undergraduate Committee, 2004-2005
Member, Department of Government Search Committee, 2005-2006
Member, Program in East Asian Studies’ Fulbright Selection Panel, 2006
Associational Memberships American Political Science Association
Association of Asian Studies Southern Political Science Association
Midwest Political Science Association Referee Work
The Journal of Politics
Journal of Gender Studies
Social Science Japan Journal
Ph.D., (Political Science), University of Michigan April 2002
Certificate of Completion, Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies Yokohama, Japan 1998
A.B., (Politics), Princeton University, 1993
awards and distinctions listing
Fund for Grants in the Humanities (May 2005) awarded by The Society for Humanities at Cornell University to support a collaborative project on Democratic Reform in Japan.
Japanese Ministry of Education Fellowship (October 1999- May 2001) to conduct dissertation fieldwork under the supervision of Professor Ikuo Kabashima at the University of Tokyo.
Sanwa Bank Research Grant (1998-1999) supported independent research while in the US.
Women’s Studies Research Grant (December 1997), Institute for Research on Women and Gender, The University of Michigan.
Shoyu Foundation Fellowship (1997-1998) funded intensive language training at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama, Japan.
Rackham Merit Fellowship (1993- 2001) provided a total of 9 terms of on-campus study.
CIC Predoctoral Fellowship (1993-1995), The Committee on Institutional Cooperation funded the first 2 years of graduate study.