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consultant , Asian studies educator

John Franklin Copper, American Asian studies educator, consultant. Winner International Communications award, 1997. Board governors East-West Center, 1983-1989. Member American Association Chinese Studies (board directors), International Studies Association, Association Asian Studies, American Mensa Ltd.

Background

Copper, John Franklin was born on October 30, 1940 in Omaha. Son of Russell B. and Ina Belle (Townsend) Copper.

Education

Bachelor, University Nebraska, 1961. Master of Arts, University Hawaii, 1965. Postgraduate, University California, Berkeley, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy with Distinction, University South Carolina, 1975.

Career

Lecturer University Maryland, Tokyo, 1971-1976. Research fellow Hoover Institution, Stanford, California, 1976-1977. Associate professor Southwestern College, Memphis, 1977-1983.

Executive director Asian Studies Center, Washington, 1983-1984. Graduate professor John Fitzgerald Kennedy Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1984-1985. Stanley J. Buckman distinguished professor international studies Rhodes College, Memphis, since 1985.

Works

Membership

Board governors East-West Center, 1983-1989. Member American Association Chinese Studies (board directors), International Studies Association, Association Asian Studies, American Mensa Ltd.

Connections

Married Lei Wang, March 1, 1996. 1 child, Royce Wellington.

father:
Russell B. Copper

mother:
Ina Belle (Townsend) Copper

spouse:
Lei Wang

child:
Royce Wellington Copper