Tomoaki D. Imamichi

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Room: M-Building, M-204
Phone: (718) 482-5940

Monday- Thursday  9 a.m.- 5 p.m.


  • Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology, CUNY Graduate Center
  • M.A. in Psychology, Boston University
  • B.A. in Psychology, Clark University

Areas of Expertise or Research

  • Environmental competence
  • Being-in-the-world
  • Moving-through-the-environment
  • Japanese and German culture


Tomo Imamichi teaches General Psychology, Environmental Psychology, and Social Psychology at LaGuardia, where he has collaborated with colleagues across disciplines and departments commemorating global events such as the dropping of the atomic bombs and the fall of the Berlin Wall.  He is also faculty at the Ph.D. sub-program in Environmental Psychology and at the Graduate Center, and has also worked with students in the master’s in liberal studies (M.A.L.S.) and CUNY B.A. program.

He is interested in everyday environments and experiences exploring them via running and walking. He has run in several marathons, up the Empire State Building, through the Lincoln Tunnel, on the JFK Runway, and regularly walks across the Queensboro Bridge. He is also interested in everyday technologies, which includes making short low-tech YouTube videos.

More information about Tomo Imamichi, including publications such as running with a stroller, walking with an elderly, or thoughts on a treadmill, can be found via his webpage.