Professional Information


Translator Interpreter

Source Language

English, Japanese

Target Language

English, Japanese


Humanities and social sciences(academic books, papers, research reports, symposiums and meeings with emphasis on history, arts & crafts, international relations, labor issues, urban studies, construction, public administration, marketing, communication & media studies and education)



Born in San Francisco and brought up in Tokyo. Studied communications at ICU (BA) and Sophia Univ.(MA). After working at the Foreign Press Center/Japan (FPCJ) for a few years became a freelance translator & consecutive interpreter between English and Japanese, research advisor to foreign scholars in Japan, and publications coordinator in 1985. Taught part-time at Japan Women's University (2000-2008) and Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University (2001-2022).

Joined JAT in May 1985
JAT director: 1986-1987, 1996-2001
JAT auditor: 2003-2007
JAT Translation Contest Committee member: 2004-

サンフランシスコ生まれ、東京育ち。 ICUと上智大学大学院でコミュニケーションを専攻。 財)フォーリンプレスセンター勤務を経て1985年以来、フリーランスの英日・日英翻訳・逐次通訳、外国人日本研究者の調査研究支援、出版物作成コーディネーター。日本女子大学(2000-2008)・日本獣医生命科学大学(2001-2022)非常勤講師。

JAT理事 (1986-87年、1996-2001年)
JAT監事 (2003-2007年、2009-2013年)