Kanako Taku, Ph.D. - Oakland University

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Kanako Taku, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor 
Office: 123 Pryale Hall 
Phone: 248-370-2309 
Fax: 248-370-4612 
E-mail: taku@oakland.edu 
Personal Web Page: https://kanakotaku.com/

Major Field 
Clinical, Trauma, Cross-Cultural, and Social/Personality Psychology
Certified Clinical Psychologist (#8235) by Japanese Certification Board for Clinical Psychologist 

Degrees 
Ph.D., Psychology (Department of Clinical Study for Development), Nagoya University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Japan, 2005 
Master of Education, Chiba University, Graduate School of Education, Japan, 1998 
Bachelor of Education, Kobe University, Japan, 1996 

Research Interests
My line of research has centered on the construct of posttraumatic growth (PTG), personal growth experienced as a result of the struggle with major life crises or traumatic events. My research has included the areas of clinical, trauma, developmental, personality, social, and cross-cultural psychology. 


Recent Publications 
Please see https://kanakotaku.com/research-projects/publications/ for a listing of my publications.

Recent Presentations
Please see https://kanakotaku.com/research-projects/past/ for a listing of my recent conference presentations.