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literature and language professor , researcher

Steven James Willett, American literature and language professor, researcher. Certified on Aircraft Single Engine Land Federal Aviation Agency, 1965.

Background

Willett, Steven James was born on December 7, 1941 in Torrance, California, United States. Son of Otto Bernard and Glenna Rae (Hiltibrand) Willett.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Occidental College, Eagle Rock, California, 1963. Master of Arts, University Oregon, Eugene, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University California San Diego, La Jolla, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor English Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1971—1977. Founder Living Basics College Preparatory School, Rolling Hills Estates, California, 1978—1979. Founder, headmaster Rolling Hills Preparatory School, 1980—1985.

Founder, director Aristo Communication, Hamakita, Japan, 1986—1993. Associate professor English Hamamatsu campus University Shizuoka, 1993—1997, professor English Hamamatsu campus, 1998—2000. Professor English and cultural studies Shizuoka University Art and Culture, 2000—2006.

Consultant Advanced Placement computer programming California Department Education, 1981—1985. English lecturer Shizuoka Broadcasting Service College, Hamamatsu, 1986—1987. Lecturer St. Christopher Community College, Mikatabara, Shizuoka Prefecture, 1987—1992.

Achievements

  • Certified on Aircraft Single Engine Land Federal Aviation Agency, 1965.

Membership

Computer education coordinator Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, Los Angeles, 1983—1986. Member of American Civil Liberties Union, American Philosophical Association, The Association Literature Scholars and Critics, The History Society, The National Association Scholars, The Japan Calligraphy Association (associate), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Calligraphy, bicycling, walking, travel, music.

Connections

Married Kayoko Hashimoto. Children: Anna Irene, Christopher Bernard.

father:
Otto Bernard Willett

mother:
Glenna Rae (Hiltibrand) Willett

spouse:
Kayoko Hashimoto

child:
Anna Irene Willett

child:
Christopher Bernard Willett