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Asian studies educator

Hosea Hirata, Japanese Asian studies educator. Fellow American Council Learned Society, 1992-1993, University British Columbia, 1984-1986, Pomona College, 1988. Member Association for Asian Studies, Association of Teachers Japanese, American Comparative Literature Association.

Background

Hirata, Hosea was born on July 22, 1952 in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. Came to the United States, 1971. Son of Masao and Kei (Aoto) Hirata.

Education

Bachelor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1979. Master of Fine Arts, University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1987.

Career

Assistant professor, Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1987-1990; assistant professor, Princeton (New Jersey) U., since 1990; C.G. Osgood preceptor, Princeton (New Jersey) U., since 1992.

Membership

Member Association for Asian Studies, Association of Teachers Japanese, American Comparative Literature Association.

Connections

Married Catherine Costello, August 31, 1985. 1 child, Sean.

father:
Masao Hirata

mother:
Kei (Aoto) Hirata

spouse:
Catherine Costello

child:
Sean Hirata