Dean's Profile

As of June 2012

Dr. Bruce Stronach

Born in Maine, US, on August 24th, 1950

Education

1974-1980
Ph.D., M.A.L.D., M.A. Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University and Harvard University
1972-1974
B.A. in History, cum laude, Keene State College
1968-1970
No degree, journalism major, School of Public Communications, Boston University

Experience

2008/4-Present
Dean, Temple University, Japan Campus (Tokyo, Japan)
2008/2-2008/3
Academic Advisor, Temple University, Japan Campus
2005/4-2008/3
President, Yokohama City University (Yokohama, Japan)
2003-2004
Acting President, Becker College (MA, USA)
1998-2003
Provost and Chief Operating Officer, Becker College
1997
Visiting Professor, Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia (VA, USA)
1994-1997
Dean and Professor of Japanese Studies, Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan (Niigata, Japan)
1990-1994
Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan
1985-1990
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Merrimack College (MA, USA)
1988-1990
Chairman, New England-Japan Seminar
1980-1985
Lecturer, International Center, Keio University (Tokyo, Japan)
1980-1985
Chairman, School of International Studies, International Education Center (Tokyo, Japan)
1980-1982
Visiting Scholar, Economics Observatory (Sangyo Kenkyujo), Keio University
1976-1978
Visiting Researcher, Institute for Communications Research, Keio University

Other Activities

2012-Present
Organization Member Director, Executive Board, JAFSA (Japan Network for International Education)
2003-Present
Advisor, Beijing Education Expert's Committee on Foreign Education Evaluation, Beijing Municipal Academy of Education and Research
2009-2011
Member, External Advisory Board for International Affairs, Osaka University
2005 -2008
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Japan University Accreditation Association

Books

  • Changing America Tokyo: Seibido Publishing Co., 1985
  • Japan and America: Opposites that Attract Tokyo: Seibido Publishing Co., 1988
  • The Handbook of Japanese Popular Culture Westport: Greenwood Press, 1989
  • Popular Culture in Japan and America Tokyo: Seibido Publishing Co., 1991
  • Politics East and West: A Comparison of Japanese and British Political Culture (with Curtis Martin) New York:M.E. Sharpe, 1992
  • Beyond the Rising Sun: Nationalism in Contemporary Japan Westport: Praeger, 1995