(b. 5 April 1960). 3rd dan Tomiki Aikido-JAA, 1990 [rank authenticated]. B. Lafayette, Indiana. Master of Library Science and M. A. in English Literature from Indiana University. Freelance historical children's literature scholar; editor of the English edition of AIKI NEWS. Began training in 1982 at the Indiana University Aikido Club and was co-instructor of same from 1986-87. Moved to Tokyo in February 1987. Studies at WASEDA UNIVERSITY AIKIDO CLUB under Head Coach Shogo YAMAGUCHI and at Okubo Sports Kaikan under Kinuyo SAKAI and Mitsue YAMAGATA. Also practices jukendo and naginata-do. Interviewed AN#85.