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Shuji Otsuka

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Shuji manages the Midquarter Mentored Study Program and special projects.

Shuji joined ASLA’s staff in 2022 after managing the Tutoring Program for Northwestern’s Department of Athletics and Recreation while also serving as the Department’s Learning Strategist and liaison to AccessibleNU.  After starting his teaching career at Northwestern’s History Department in 2000, he went on to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in history, gender, and comparative ethnic studies at the University of Oregon, North Central College, and the University of Maryland, College Park.  Born in Japan and raised in Los Angeles, Shuji earned a bachelor's degree in social history from Carnegie Mellon University and a master’s in history from Northwestern.  His publications and research address transnational topics on the Korean War, U.S-Japan Educational Exchanges, and Asian Immigration.