Dr. Chikako Ozawa-de Silva

Dr. Chikako Ozawa-de Silva is an associate professor of anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Her research focuses on cross-cultural understandings of well-being, especially mental well-being and contemplative practice. Her work brings together Western and Asian perspectives on the mind, body, religion, medicine, and therapy.


022 – Dr. Chikako Ozawa-de Silva on a Lack of Ikigai: Loneliness and Relational Meaning