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Theology educator , University president

Takako Frances Takagi, Japanese theology educator, university president. Recipient scholarship Philantrophic Educational Orgn,, Washington, 1981-1985.


Takagi, Takako Frances was born on August 7, 1948 in Kumamoto, Japan. Daughter of Keiichi Dominic and Aiko Mary (Kataoka) Takagi.


Bachelor, Sacred Heart University, Tokyo, 1972. Master of Arts, Sacred Heart University, Tokyo, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Theology, Catholic University, Washington, 1985.


Lecturer in theology Notre Dame Seishin University, Okayama, Japan, 1976-1981, associate professor theology, 1985-1992, professor theology, since 1993, president, since 2001.


  • Other Work

    • Author: A History of Christian Education of Women in Japan, 1991 (Academy Research prize 1992), Christianity and the Religious View of the Japanese, 1991, A Woman Religious, Julie Billiart of the French Revolution, 2000. (with others), A Way of Human Relations, 1993, Women and Men Through Christianity, 1993.


Member Cultural Council Okayama Prefecture, since 1986, Professional Council Okayama Prefecture, since 1997. Member American Catholic History Association, Society History Studies Christianity, Japan Society Christian Studies, Japan Catholic University Association (vice president since 2001), Association Death and Dying (president since 1992), Japan University Accreditation Association (council member since 2002).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, music.


Keiichi Dominic Takagi

Aiko Mary (Kataoka) Takagi