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Koichi Eugene Okamoto

psychology educator

Koichi Eugene Okamoto, Japanese psychology educator. American Field Service fellow, 1973, Fulbright fellow, 1993. Member International Society Political Psychology (governing council 1998-2000), Japanese Psychological Association, Urasenke International Association.

Background

Okamoto, Koichi Eugene was born on June 17, 1955 in Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan. Son of Nozomu and Yoshi (Wakino) Okamoto.

Education

Bachelor, University Tokyo, 1980. Master of Arts in Social Psychology, University Tokyo, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Social Psychology, University Tokyo, 1990.

Career

Teaching assistant Sophia University, Tokyo, 1983-1985. Instructor faculty of letters University Tokyo, 1985-1988. Assistant professor Toyo Eiwa Women's Junior College, Yokohama, Japan, 1988-1989.

Associate professor Toyo Eiwa Women's University, 1989-1997, professor psycology, since 1997. Research supervisor Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan, since 1994. Member Nuclear Power Safety committee, Science and Technological Advancement Agency, Government of Japan, since 1999.

Membership

Member International Society Political Psychology (governing council 1998-2000), Japanese Psychological Association, Urasenke International Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tea ceremony of urasenke tradition, japanese chess.

Connections

Married Yoshiko Yasuguchi, April 5, 1981. Children: Aya, Akane.

father:
Nozomu Okamoto

mother:
Yoshi (Wakino) Okamoto

spouse:
Yoshiko Yasuguchi

children:
Aya Okamoto

Akane Okamoto