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Mitch Yamasaki

history educator

Mitch Yamasaki, Japanese history educator. Named Outstanding Teacher and Leader, Sears, Roebuck & Company, 1991. Member American History Association, Organization American Historians (committee on teaching since 1994), National Council for History Education.

Background

Yamasaki, Mitch was born on April 7, 1951 in Tokyo. Came to the United States, 1959. Son of Hisao and Fusako (Hirose) Yamasaki.

Education

Bachelor in History, University Hawaii, 1974. Master of Arts in History, University Hawaii, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Hawaii, 1989.

Career

Research statistician State Department Social Services, Honolulu, 1980-1984. Senior research analyst Hawaii State Judiciary, 1984-1988. Associate professor history Chaminade University Honolulu, since 1988.

State coordinator National History Day, College Park, Maryland, since 1991.

Membership

Member American History Association, Organization American Historians (committee on teaching since 1994), National Council for History Education.

Connections

father:
Hisao Yamasaki

mother:
Fusako (Hirose) Yamasaki