Associate Professor (Japanese Studies/Asian Studies) Center for Japanese Studies/Asian Program, School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS), University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA.   July 2001 - present.

Visiting Researcher. Faculty of Law. Kyushu University. Fukuoka, Japan. August 2002-January 2003.

Assistant Professor (Japanese Studies/Asian Studies).  Center for Japanese Studies/Department of Asian Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies (SHAPS), University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA.   January 1994- July 2001.

Assistant Professor (Japanese Politics).  Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.  July 1988-December 1993.

Visiting Instructor (Japanese Politics, International Relations).  Department of Political Science.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA.  August 1987-July 1988.

Resident Foreign Scholar, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.  September 1984-August 1987.

Ph.D., Political Science. University of California at Berkeley, California, 1989.

Dissertation: Zaikai and the Politics of Production in Japan, 1940-1962 (Committee Chair: Chalmers Johnson).   468 pp.

M.A. (Hogaku Shushi), Political Science.  Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1979.

B.A. with Distinction, Political Science and Asian Studies.  University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1974.