Joseph T. Sorensen


Position Title
Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Culture: Japanese



Dr. Joseph Sorensen's research focus is primarily classical and medieval Japanese poetry and poetics. He has a standing interest in the related arts of flower arrangement (ikebana) and the tea ceremony (chanoyu). He is a member of the board of directors for the International Society of Ikebana Studies, and annually takes his students to participate in tea lessons as part of his Quarter Abroad program in Kyoto, Japan.