Russell S Kabir
Russell S. Kabir is a third-year doctoral student from the Department of Psychology in the Graduate School of Education at Hiroshima University and a fifth-year member of their flagship Phoenix Leader Education Program for Renaissance from Radiation Disaster. He studied abroad with Harvard Summer School at Waseda University in 2009, and graduated cum laude with bachelor degrees in science and international and area studies from the University of Oklahoma in 2011, where he spearheaded a statewide fundraising campaign for disaster relief known as Oklahoma United for Japan. He worked as an English instructor at schools in Yurihonjo City, Akita Prefecture, and continued activities throughout Tohoku with organizations such as Volunteer Akita from 2012-2014. In 2015, he did an internship in R&D at Mazda Motor Corporation's Environmental Safety and Engineering Department. Every spring of the past three years, Russell has delivered self-care promoting psychological rehabilitation services to residents of temporary housing and communities in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture, under the guidance of a disaster support team from Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University. His research focuses on the psychosocial consequences of disasters through the lenses of the cognitive and clinical sciences, with an emphasis on evaluating and improving implementation fidelity with vetted instrumentation. Russell's current research interests include affect regulation, embodiment psychometrics, and health anxiety umbrella constructs. He most recently served as a trainee in a directorate at the OECD in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.
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