was born in Boston and became a full Professor in Japan. He currently lectures for Osaka Jogakuin University and the Japanese government foreign aid agency JICA. At Kansai University from 2015-2020 he taught international ICT classes and held a unique Global Faculty Development position. Since 1998 he is the World Association for Online Education (WAOE) President. His CV currently lists 250 publications and 99 presentations (including 9 keynote addresses), with 571 citations recognized by Google Scholar. He publishes on e-learning, bilingualism, language teaching with technology, Japan, Asia, and the academic life. His research memoir
is in the 2022 book A Passion for Japan
. See CORE contributions below, and the Website Japanned
Upcoming Talks and Conferences
“Documenting a Research Grant Application Process between Japan and India.” Keynote Address for the 7th International Conference on Contemporary Studies in Management (CoSiM). Online conference based in Germany, November 26, 2023. Slideshow
“U.S. Culture and Multiculturalism” (PDF slideshow
) for Thai university visitors at Kindai University in Osaka (October 20, 2023).
“Japanese People and Society” for the government foreign aid agency JICA to official delegations from developing countries (September 12, 2023).
Listen to “KUKAI THE UNIVERSAL with Professor Steve McCarty
.” Deep in Japan podcast (June 8, 2023).
“Bilingual Perspectives on Language Teaching: The View from the Goal” (2023) Japan Association for Language Teaching Osaka Chapter Back to School Conference slideshow
/ 21-minute video
“Encountering famous East-West bridge persons across the U.S to Japan” (2022) slideshow
/ voice recording