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


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


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


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, golf, reading.


Married Ellen R. Eliasoph, June 23, 1985.