Steve McCarty is an Adjunct Professor for international classes and faculty development at Kansai University. He remains a Professor at Osaka Jogakuin University, and lectures for the Japanese government international agency JICA. His CV lists 207 publications and 75 conference presentations. Google Scholar has found 313 citations to his work. He publishes on Japan, bilingualism, academic ethics, e-learning & language teaching. He has delivered five opening keynote addresses on e-learning at international conferences, most recently in Thailand (profile photo). Steve is from Boston and lives near Kyoto with his Japanese wife.


Steve studied physics and philosophy at Northeastern University, then Asian religions with a specialization in Japan for an M.A. degree from the University of Hawaii in 1986.


Global Shikoku Internet Project グローバル四国インターネットプロジェクト – From the late 1990s, published research and multilingual guidebooks to the pilgrimage island of Japan. Deep dives include Legend of the Woman Diver「海女」and an encyclopedia entry on Buddhist Syncretism in Japan.


Elected President since 1998 of the free academic NGO World Association for Online Education (WAOE FB Page / e-mail discussion list).

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