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Masato Oka

educator , sociologist

Masato Oka, Japanese sociologist, educator. License senior teaching Ministry of Education, 1972. Grantee, Fullbright Foundation, 1996. Volunteer Nikki Foundation for Welfare, Yokohama, 2002—2004; Member of Japanese Association Social Gerontology (councillor 2001-2004).

Background

Oka, Masato was born on June 28, 1945 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Son of Saburo and Michie Okuhara Oka.

Education

Master in Sociology, Hitotubashi University, Tokyo, 1972.

Career

Assistant professor Hitotsubashi University, Kunitachi, 1977—1979. Lecturer Yokohama National University, 1979—1983. Associate professor Yokohama City University, 1983—1993, professor, since 1993.

Director Economic Research Institute, Yokohama City University, since 1999.

Achievements

  • License senior teaching Ministry of Education, 1972.

Works

  • Editor (co-editor): (book) Public Policy and Old Age Revolution in Japan. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Volunteer Nikki Foundation for Welfare, Yokohama, 2002—2004. Member of Japanese Association Social Gerontology (councillor 2001-2004).

Connections

Married Haruko Fukasawa, April 8, 1973. Children: Yuriko, Yayoi.

father:
Saburo Oka

mother:
Michie Okuhara Oka

spouse:
Haruko Fukasawa

children:
Yuriko Oka

Yayoi Oka