On March 26, two long years came to an end as I received my M.A. in Global Studies from Sophia University's Graduate Program in Global Studies, in Tokyo!
(The first picture says Year 2012, meaning school year April 2012 to March 2013).
Graduation thesis title;
'Globalization of Karate; The politics of a martial arts tradition from the late 19th century to the early 21st century'.
Extra thesis-length independent research paper title;
'The Re-emergence of Human Rights: How global human rights movements ended the Cold War and Apartheid, leading to the establishment of the UN Decade of Human Rights Education campaign (1995-2004)'.