School of Criminal Justice

Naoki Kanaboshi


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice


245C DeVos Center                                                         Phone: (616) 331-7136

Grand Valley State University                                          Fax:       (616) 331-7155

School of Criminal Justice                                              Email:

401 W. Fulton St.

Grand Rapids, MI 49504


Dr. Kanaboshi joined the faculty at GVSU in 2012. Originally from Japan, Dr. Kanaboshi received his B.A. and M.A. in law at Aoyama Gakuin University and Waseda University in Tokyo, and then LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees at University of Wisconsin - Madison.  The courses Dr. Kanaboshi has taught include criminal law, criminal procedure, inmates' rights, courts, First Amendment, as well as introductory and capstone courses in criminal justice.  His recent research and writings focus on the rights of prisoners and their family members.

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