Director, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa. August 2015 to Present.
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.