Associate of Arts in Political Science, Canada College, Redwood City, California, 1984. Bachelor of Science in Political Science, University California, Berkeley, 1986. Postgraduate, Kensington University, from 1992.
Teacher English, Sanyo U., Okayama, Japan, 1990-1995; teacher legal English, Okayama (Japan) U., 1995-1998; teacher legal English, Safeco Insurance Company, since 1998.
Member Japan Association Language Teachers (president Okayama chapter). M C.
Married Fukuko Nakakura, February 11, 1990. Children: Aliya Elizabeth, Ryan Michael.