Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu is an Irish-Japanese psychologist, author, and storyteller. Born in Tokyo, raised in Massachusetts, educated at Harvard, his life has been between Japan and the U.S., exploring borders of cultural identities. He uses this life experience in his writing about mixed heritage for both academic and general audiences, most recently in When Half is Whole and a blog for Psychology Today. He teaches mindfulness and narrative psychology at Stanford.
Taking part in the “You don’t look Irish!” panel: Clare Ramsaran, Caroline Mar, Dylan Amaro-McIntyre, and Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu on March 27th 2015