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Cultural studies educator

Nancy Masterson Sakamoto, American, Japanese Cultural studies educator. Certified professor Japanese National U., Japanese Ministry Education. Board of directors Organisation Women Leaders, Honolulu, 1989-1993. Member American Association of University Women, Japan-American Society Hawaii (committee chair 1993-1994), Phi Beta Kappa(University of California at Los Angeles chapter).

Background

Sakamoto, Nancy Masterson was born on November 26, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Manoah H. and Alice May (Lunn) Masterson.

Education

Bachelor in English with honors, University of California at Los Angeles, 1952.

Career

Teacher English, American Cultural Center, Osaka, Japan, 1968-1982;teacher English, Osaka Education U., 1969-1972;teacher English, Young Men’s Christian Association English School, Osaka, 1972-1982;teacher English, Osaka Prefectural Education Institute, 1976-1982;professor Hawaii branch, Shitennoji Gakuen U., Honolulu, since 1982. Visiting professor U. Osaka, 1981-1982. Lecturer Japanese civic and professional organizations, Osaka, Kobe, Wakayama, and Shizuoka, Japan, 1972-1982.

Achievements

  • Certified professor Japanese National University, Japanese Ministry Education.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Organisation Women Leaders, Honolulu, 1989-1993. Member American Association of University Women, Japan-American Society Hawaii (committee chair 1993-1994), Phi Beta Kappa(University of California at Los Angeles chapter).

Connections

Married Satoru Sakamoto, November 28, 1960. Children: Gen Paul, Shiyo Philip.

father:
Manoah H. Masterson

mother:
Alice May (Lunn) Masterson

spouse:
Satoru Sakamoto

children:
Gen Paul Sakamoto

Shiyo Philip Sakamoto