Camp and Campus

Conference/Symposium | March 1 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 554 Barrows Hall

 Joyce Nao Takahashi

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies 122, UC Berkeley Japanese American Studies Advisory Committee, Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley

Cal alumna Joyce Nao Takahashi (’55) was born in Berkeley, California, the second daughter of alumni, Henry (’26) and Barbara (’30) Takahashi. She grew up in Berkeley, with the exception of the “war years”, which she spent in Tanforan, California, Topaz, Utah and Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from Berkeley High School, and the University of California, Berkeley and received a Ph. D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. In retirement, she is an Emerita Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, California, and a volunteer with the Time of Remembrance program at the California Museum, Sacramento, California. As a board member of the Japanese American Women Alumnae of the University of California, Berkeley she participated in the club’s oral history project, which is the basis for the monograph, Japanese American Alumnae of the University of California, Berkeley: Lives and Legacy.

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