|Division||Social Sciences Division|
|Affiliations||East Asian Studies|
|Web Site||Hiroshi Fukurai Website|
|Office||337 College Eight|
|Office Hours||Tuesdays 2:00 - 5:00 pm, and by appointment|
|Campus Mail Stop||College Eight Faculty Services|
|1156 High Street|
Santa Cruz, CA
Research InterestsLaw, Jury, Crime, & Justice:
Global jury systems, Saiban-in saiban (Lay assessor trial in Japan), International law, Sociology of law, Democratic theories, Law and Politics in Japan and East Asia
Advanced Quantitative Methods:
GLM and Covariance Structural Analysis, Survey and Field Research Methods
Biography, Education and TrainingCertificate in Metallurgical Engineering, National College of Technology, Miyagi, Japan
B.A., California State University, Fullerton
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
Selected PublicationsRace in the Jury Box: Affirmative Action in Jury Selection, 2003, SUNY Press (with Richard Krooth).
Anatomy of the McMartin Child Molestation Case. 2001, University Press of America (with Edgar W. Butler, Jo-Ellan Huebner-Dimitrius, Richard Krooth), translated into Japanese in 2004 by the Japanese Society for Law and Psychology Library (Makuma-chin Saiban no Shinso, Kitaoji Shobo, eds. by Hideo Niwayama & Kaoru Kurusawa).
Race and the Jury: Racial Disenfranchisement and the Search for Justice. 1993, Plenum Publishing Corporation (with Edgar W. Butler and Richard Krooth), won the 1994 Human Rights Book Award by Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America.
Common Destiny: Japan and the United States in the Global Age. 1990, McFarland & Company, Inc. (with Richard Krooth).
"Reemergence of Japan’s Direct Deliberative Democracy: The Introduction of the Petit Quasi-Jury (Saiban-in or Lay Assessor) and Grand Jury (Kensatsu Shinsakai or Prosecutorial Review Commission) Systems," Chicago-Kent Law Review, 2011, forthcoming
The Resurgence of Lay Adjudicatory Systems, Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal, University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law (Volume 12, Issue 1, 2010) (with Setsuo Miyazawa, Kay-Wah Chan).
• Introduction to the Special Issue: The Future of Lay Adjudication and Theorizing Today’s Resurgence of Civic and Legal Participatory Systems in East and Central Asia, International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice (Volume 38, Number 4, December 2010) (with Setsuo Miyazawa, Kay-Wah Chan).
Courses TaughtSOCY/LGST 128I – Race and Criminal Justice
SOCY 204 – Quantitative Analysis
SOCY 257 – Colonialism, International Law