was born in Boston and became a full Professor in Japan. He currently lectures for Osaka Jogakuin University and the Japanese government international 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 249 publications and 97 presentations (including 8 keynote addresses), with 566 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 new book A Passion for Japan
. See CORE contributions below, and the Website Japanned
Upcoming Talks and Conferences
“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 officials visiting from developing countries for technical training (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