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Masato Oka

Masato Oka, Japanese sociologist, educator. License senior teaching Ministry of Education, 1972. Grantee, Fullbright Foundation, 1996. Volunteer Nikki Foundation for Welfare, Yokohama, 2002—2004; Member of Japanese Association Social Gerontology (councillor 2001-2004).

Background

  • Oka, Masato was born on June 28, 1945 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Son of Saburo and Michie Okuhara Oka.

  • Education

    • Master in Sociology, Hitotubashi University, Tokyo, 1972.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Hitotsubashi University, Kunitachi, 1977—1979. Lecturer Yokohama National University, 1979—1983. Associate professor Yokohama City University, 1983—1993, professor, since 1993.

      Director Economic Research Institute, Yokohama City University, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • License senior teaching Ministry of Education, 1972.

    Works

    • Editor (co-editor): (book) Public Policy and Old Age Revolution in Japan. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Volunteer Nikki Foundation for Welfare, Yokohama, 2002—2004. Member of Japanese Association Social Gerontology (councillor 2001-2004).

    Connections

    • Married Haruko Fukasawa, April 8, 1973. Children: Yuriko, Yayoi.
    • father: Saburo Oka
    • mother: Michie Okuhara Oka
    • spouse: Haruko Fukasawa
    • children: Yuriko Oka
    • Yayoi Oka
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    Born June 28, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Hitotubashi University
    • 1977 - 1979
      Assistant, professor Hitotsubashi University
      Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan
    • 1979 - 1983
      lecturer, Yokohama National University

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