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Donald Mayo Seekins

educator , historian

Donald Mayo Seekins, American historian, educator. Achievements include research in politics and society in historical and contemporary Burma. Fulbright Lectureship in Japan, Japan-United States Educational Commission, 1988-1989. Active Burmese Relief Center-Japan, Osaka, Japan.

Background

Seekins, Donald Mayo was born on May 8, 1945 in Mineola, New York, United States. Son of Mayo Augustus and Edith Aline Seekins.

Education

Bachelor, Cornell University, 1967. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1980.

Career

Research professor department foreign area studies American University, Washington, 1980—1986. Country risk analyst Business Environment Risk Information, S.A., 1983—1988. Fulbright guest lecturer University Ryukyus, Nishihara, Japan, 1988—1989, associate professor Japan, 1989—1994, professor Japan, 1994—1995, Meio University, Nago City, since 1995.

Guest professor University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in politics and society in historical and contemporary Burma.

Works

Membership

Active Burmese Relief Center-Japan, Osaka, Japan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, snorkeling, writing.

Connections

Married Reiko Igawa, March 28, 1975. 1 child Kenneth Augustus.

father:
Mayo Augustus

mother:
Edith Aline Seekins

spouse:
Reiko Igawa

child:
Kenneth Augustus Seekins