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American literature and studies educator

Takao Ota, American literature and studies educator. Fulbright senior research fellow, 1981-1982. Member of Friends of Jesus (Newsletter editor since 2009), Japan Association Comparative Culture (vice president since 1996, president 2005-2008, honorary advisory 2008-2009, honorary president since 2009), Japan Association Broadcasting Arts (president 2000-2003).

Background

Ota, Takao was born on March 25, 1942 in Minakuchi, Shiga, Japan. Son of Toshio and Chieko Ota.

Education

Bachelor in Mathematics and English, North Control College, Naperville, Illinois, 1966; Master of Arts in Religion, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1975.

Career

Instructor English University Hirosaki, Japan, 1975—1978, associate professor Japan, 1978—1983. Professor English Niijima Gakuen Women's Junior College, Takasaki, Japan, 1983—2000, dean academy affairs, 1983—1986, Nijima Gakuen Women's Junior College, Takasaki, 1993—1997. Dean admissions Niijima Gakuen Women's Junior College, 1997—2000.

President International Multi-Cultural Studies, Annaka, Japan, since 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Chief editor: Marty, 1986, Printer's Measure, 1980, Crime in the Streets, 1993, Introduction to Area Studies, 1997. Editor periodicals Studies in Broadcasting Arts, Studies in Comparative Culture.

Membership

Member of Friends of Jesus (Newsletter editor since 2009), Japan Association Comparative Culture (vice president since 1996, president 2005-2008, honorary advisory 2008-2009, honorary president since 2009), Japan Association Broadcasting Arts (president 2000-2003).

Connections

Married Reiko Arai, February 26, 1946. Children: Michiko, Takuo.

father:
Toshio Ota

mother:
Chieko Ota

spouse:
Reiko Arai

child:
Michiko Ota

child:
Takuo Ota