Scholarly and Creative Activities Directory

Maki, Mitchell T.

Title: Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

Department: Division of Academic Affairs

Office: WH D-440
Phone Extension: x3307
Email Username: mmaki

Show All    Books    Book Chapters    Book Reviews    Journal Articles    Published Oral Histories    Grants Awarded, Contracts, and Fund Raising    Awards    Book Awards    Selected Presentations - Invited*    Selected Presentations - Moderated Panels*    Keynote Addresses and Opening Remarks    Trainings and Workshops    Fellowships and Delegations    Special Events    Boards and Councils    


Books



 

Book Chapters

  • Maki, M. and Kitano, H.L.(2002). “Counseling Asian Americans.” In P. Pedersen, J.Draguns, W. Lonner, and J. Trimble (Eds). Counseling Across Cultures , Fifth Edition, Sage Publications.
  • Maki, M. (1999). “Civil Liberties Act of 1988.” In Waldo E. Martin, Jr. and Patricia Sullivan(Eds.) Civil Rights in the United States . New York : Macmillan Reference USA.
  • Maki, M. (1998). “Japanese Americans.” Encyclopedia of American Immigrant Cultures. Macmillan Publishing USA , New York.
  • Maki, M. (1997) “Is a Pluralistic Multicultural Approach to Practice Preferable to Acculturation or Assimilation Approaches? Yes.” In D. De Anda (Ed.) Controversial Issues in Multiculturalism. Allyn and Bacon Publishers, Massachusetts .
  • Maki, M. (1996). “The Effects of Redress Payments on the Japanese American Elderly.” Proceedings of the Fifth Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology , Volume 10 (Supplement) Hong Kong , 303-306.
  • Kitano, H.L., and Maki, M. (1996). “ Continuity, change, and diversity: Counseling Asian Americans.” In P. Pedersen, J. Draguns, W. Lonner , and J. Trimble (Eds). Counseling Across Cultures, Fourth Edition, Sage Publications.


 

Book Reviews

  • Maki, M. (1999).Review of When the Wind Was A River. Amerasia Journal. 25(1). pp.189-192.
 

 

Journal Articles

  • Maki, M. (1999) The effects on clinician identification when clinician and client share a common ethnic minority background. Multicultural Journal of Social Work. 7 (1/2), pp. 57-72.
  • Kitano, H. H. L. and Maki, M. (1997). Japanese American Redress: Proper Alignment Model.Asian American Policy Review,  VII, Spring, 55-72.
  • Black, J., Maki, M., and Nunn, J. (1997). Does race affect the social work student-field instructor relationship? The Clinical Supervisor,  16 (1), 39-54.
  • Maki, M., Iglehart, A., Nunn, J., and Nakamura, C. (1994). Los Angeles Civil Unrest: An interorganization response to crisis. Crisis Intervention,  1(3), pp.191-202.
  • Maki, M. (1990). Countertransference with Adolescent Clients of the Same Ethnicity. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 6, 135-146.



 

Published Oral Histories

  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).Phillip Shigekuni, May 7, 1998, Japanese American National Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki 
  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).Hitoshi Harry Kajihara, May 22, 1998, Japanese American National Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki
  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).Fred Hirasuna, June 1, 1998, Japanese AmericanNational Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki
  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).William Hohri, June 12, 1998, Japanese AmericanNational Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki
  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).Clifford Uyeda, July 1-2, 1998, Japanese AmericanNational Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki
  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga & Jack Herzig, August 26, 1998, Japanese American National Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki
  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).William Marutani, August 27, 1998, Japanese American National Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki
  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).Grayce Uyehara, August 28, 1998, Japanese AmericanNational Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki
  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).Grant Ujifusa, August 30, 1998, Japanese AmericanNational Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki
  • Redress Oral History Project (2002).Carole Hayashino, September 24, 1999, Japanese American National Museum, interview conducted by Darcie Iki and Mitchell Maki
 

 

Grants Awarded, Contracts, and Fund Raising

  • 2010-2011 Contract with Mental Health Association of Los Angeles, “JumpStart Program” funded by the Los Angeles County of Mental Health, $30,802 to the CSUDH College of Professional Studies.  
  • 2009-2010  Contract with Mental Health Association of Los Angeles, “JumpStart Program” funded by the Los Angeles County of Mental Health, $56,280 to the CSUDH College of Professional Studies.  
  •  2008-2009  Contract with Mental Health Association of Los Angeles, “JumpStart Program” funded by the Los Angeles County of Mental Health, $70,476 to the CSUDH College of Health and Human Services.  
  • 2007-2008  Contract with Mental Health Association of Los Angeles, “JumpStart Program” funded by the Los Angeles County of Mental Health, $115,652 to the CSUDH College of Health and Human Services.  
  • 2007–present   Inter-University Consortium Grant. Approximately $450,000 per year to the CSUDH Department of Social Work.  
  • 2006–present   California Social Work Education Consortium Grant. Approximately $600,000 per year to the CSUDH Department of Social Work.  
  • 2004-present    Principal Fund Raiser for the Japanese American National Museum’s “Bid for Education.”  To date over $800,000 has been raised.  
  •  1997  Civil Liberties Public Education Fund.  Awarded federal grant (1997) to hold a research conference to study the historical factors that contributed to the passage of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988. Amount $50,000.


 

Awards

  • El Centro Human Services Corporation Employee of the Year, 1987 USC Rockwell Dennis Hunt Award, 1987 (Given to Outstanding Graduate Student).
  • Nomination by the UCLA Department of Social Welfare for UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award, January 1999.
  • Japanese American Citizens League Community Service Award, Pacific Southwest District, February 2001.
  • USC School of Social Work W. June Simmons Distinguished Alumnus Award, February 2003.
  • George Kiriyama Educational Excellence Award, April 2008.
  • Donald T. Hata “Poised to Prevail” Award, May 2011.


 

Book Awards



 

Selected Presentations - Invited*

  • Maki, M.T. 2008. The Civil Liberties Act of 1988: Remembering the Japanese American Redress Movement.  Cross Cultural Lecture Series.  Central Valley Cultural Heritage Institute and  Japanese American Citizens League. Fresno, California. October 7, 2008.  
  • Maki, M.T. 2006. Against the Grain: Courage at the Bottom Produces Change at the Top. National Center for History in the Schools. Los Angeles, California. June 30, 2006.  
  • Maki, M.T. 2006.  The Japanese American Redress Movement. Asian American Studies Program’s Month of Remembrance at Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio. February 23, 2006.  
  • Maki, M.T., Loera, G., & Vega, Eduardo. 2006. Designing a Mental Health Rehabilitation Worker Training Program – Creating a Recovery Oriented and Consumer, Family Member, and             Culturally Representative Workforce.  Mental Health Services Act Challenge: Workforce             Development and Deployment.  Huntington Beach, California. February 9, 2006.  
  • Maki, M.T. 2005. The Japanese American Incarceration and Redress. Legal Heritage Institute. Los Angeles, CA. August 16, 2005.  
  • Maki, M.T. 2004.  The Japanese American Redress Movement. Central High School. Little Rock, Arkansas. September 24, 2004.  
  • Maki, M.T. 2002.  U.S. Multiculturalism and Japanese Americans: New Challenges after September 11.  Japan Foundation and the Center for Pacific and American Studies. University of Tokyo. Tokyo, Japan. March 27, 2002.  
  • Maki, M.T. 2001. Achieving Social Justice: What form of Redress? (panel discussion).  The Struggle for Social Justice: A Symposium on Recognition, Reparations, and Redress.  University of California Los Angeles.  Los Angeles, CA.  May 12, 2001.  
  • Maki, M.T. 2001. Reparations and Racial Justice (panel discussion). Race in the 21st Century America. Michigan State University. East Lansing, Michigan. April 5, 2001.  
  • Maki, M.T., Kitano, H.L., & Berthold, S.M. 1997. The Impossible Dream: Japanese Americans and  Redress.  First International and Seventh National MELUS Conference: Multi-Ethnic             Literatures Across the Americas and the Pacific: Exchanges, Contestation, and Alliances.              University of Hawai`i, Manoa, Hawai`i. April 20, 1997.    
  • Maki, M.T. 1995. The Effects of Redress on the Japanese American Elderly. 5th Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology. Hong Kong, November 21, 1995.
*A complete listing of publications and presentations is available upon request.


 

Selected Presentations - Moderated Panels*

  • Maki, M.T. 2008. Redress Remembered: A Moment of National Redemption. Japanese American National Museum. Los Angeles, CA. August 10, 2008.  
  • Maki, M.T. 2004. What is An American? (Citizenship, Civil Rights, Race). A Conversation about Civil Rights and Social Justice in Arkansas.  Japanese American National Museum Conference. Little Rock, Arkansas. September 26, 2004.  
  • Maki, M.T. 2004. Civil Rights Movement and Its Impact on the Redress/Reparations Movement.  A            Conversation about Civil Rights and Social Justice in Arkansas.  Japanese American National Museum Conference. Little Rock, Arkansas. September 25, 2004.  
  • Maki, M.T. 1999. Moving Walls, Building Communities: A Sampling of Nikkei Communities Across America. Japanese American National Museum. January 30, 1999.
*A complete listing of publications and presentations is available upon request.

 

Keynote Addresses and Opening Remarks

  • Heart Mountain Reunion Dinner. Keynote address. Heart Mountain Reunion. Las Vegas, Nevada. September 11, 2007.  
  • A Conversation about Civil Rights and Social Justice in Arkansas.  Opening Remarks. Japanese American National Museum Conference. Little Rock, Arkansas. September 25, 2004.  
  • All-Camps Summit: Ensuring the Legacy. Opening Remarks. Japanese American National Museum   Conference. Los Angeles, California. November 15, 2002.  
  • Day of Remembrance, Japanese American Citizens League. Keynote Address. Honolulu Chapter, Honolulu, Hawai`i, February 18. 2002.


 

Trainings and Workshops

  • Faculty, National Summer Institute for Educators, Japanese American National Museum. 2003-2006.
  • Trainer, Department of Children's Services, LA County. Create and present orientation training modules, 1992 to 2001. Subjects: Social Work Values, Interviewing Skills, Ethnographic Interviewing, Cross-cultural diversity.


 

Fellowships and Delegations

  • 2009. Participant, Millennium Leadership Institute, American Association of State Colleges and  Universities.
  • 2002. Delegate.  Japanese American Delegation to Japan.  U.S.-Japan Council.
  • 1994. Okura Fellow. Okura Mental Health Leadership Foundation.


 

Special Events

  • Coordinator, Journey to Success - Pacific Islander How To Get To College Conference      Inaugural event of a series of California State University system wide outreach activities designed to improve the college going rate of Asian Pacific Islanders in the state of California.  Held at CSU Dominguez Hills and included CSU campuses from across the system.  Conference attracted approximately eight hundred individuals. June 4, 2011.
  • Co-coordinator, Pacific Islander College Day Conference, 2006-2010 Annual academic recruitment conference designed to inspire and inform Pacific Islander youth about attending college.  One day conference was held annually on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills.  Conference attracted approximately five hundred youth each year.
  • Coordinator, "A Chance To Talk" hotline, 2001 Emergency hotline response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.  Directed the interorganizational collaboration between the College of Health and Human Services and public television station KCET.  Hotline services were provided in conjunction with a special “Life and Times”  episode focused on the psychological and emotional reactions of children to the crisis.  This particular episode was nominated for an Emmy award.
  • Principal organizer, “Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference” 1997 Conference held at UCLA in September 1997.  Over sixty key individuals who were involved in the Japanese American redress movement participated in a working conference to discuss the key elements which led to the passage of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988.  Participants included current and former U.S. Representatives, state governors, scholars, and political activists.
  • Co-coordinator, "A Chance To Talk" hotline, 1992 Emergency hotline response to the 1992 Civil Unrest in Los Angeles.  Directed the interorganizational collaboration between the UCLA School of Social Welfare and public television station KCET.  Over two thousand phone calls were fielded over a ten day period.  Over three hundred mental health practitioners volunteered to serve on the hotline.


 

Boards and Councils

  • Member, Board of Governors, Japanese American National Museum, 2010 to present.
  • Member, Scholarly Advisory Council, Japanese American National Museum 1995 to present.
  • County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63) Stakeholders Group, 2004 to 2008.
  • Member, Fighting for Democracy exhibition scholar, National Center for the Preservation of    Democracy, 2004-2005
  • Member, Advisory Board to the California State Librarian, Civil Liberties Public Education Project, 1998 to 2010.
  • Member, Board of Directors, JACL East Los Angeles Chapter. Vice- president, 1997 to 1999 Columnist, “Through The Fire,” Rafu Shimpo, 1995 to 1999
  • Member, Board of Directors, Asian American Drug Abuse Program, Inc., 1984 to 1999;  President 1988 to 1992; Vice-President 1994 to 1999.
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Monterey Park Bruggermeyer Library, 1998 to 2000.
  • Member, Asian American Social Work Educators (AASWE) 1989-2000 Member, Asian Pacific Social Work Council (APSWC) 1984-1987
  • Member, National Association of Social Workers (NASW)1984-2002


 

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