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Ira Ethan Kasoff

Ira Ethan Kasoff, American diplomat. Whiting fellow, 1981-1982; National Academy of Sciences scholar, 1979.

Background

  • Kasoff, Ira Ethan was born on November 23, 1951 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Theodore K. and Jennie (Maurer) Shapiro.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1982.

    Career

    • Program associate National Committee on United States-China Relations, New York City, 1983. China representative Fuqua World Trade Corporation, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China, 1984-1985. Chief commercial section American Consulate General, Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China, 1985-1987.

      Consultant Boston Consultant Group, San Francisco, Hong Kong, 1987-1989. Assistant commercial attache American Embassy, Tokyo, since 1990.

    Works

    • Author: The Thought of Chang Tsai, 1984. Contributor: The Cambridge History of China, 1990.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, golf, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen R. Eliasoph, June 23, 1985.
    • father: Theodore K. Shapiro
    • mother: Jennie (Maurer) Shapiro
    • spouse: Ellen R. Eliasoph
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    Born November 23, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality

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