Robert T. Wood
Profile


Career
Corporate Security:
   - Regional Director/Country Security Manager (10 years, Tokyo, Japan)
• Law Enforcement:
   - U.S. Federal Agent (20 years, Tokyo, Japan)
   - Honolulu Police Department, Metropolitan Police Officer (Patrolman/Patrol Sergeant/Detective) (16 years, Honolulu, Hawaii)

Education
• MA, East Asian Languages and Literature (Specializing in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language)
• BA, Japanese Language
• AA, Police Science (Criminal Justice)

Teaching Experience
• Honolulu Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii
   College Lecturer/Instructor, Police Science/Criminal Justice courses
• Kaimuki Community School for Adults, Hawaii State Department of Education
   Japanese language instructor: elementary and intermediate levels
• Sumitomo Metal Mining Company, Tokyo
   English language instructor: beginning and advanced

Published Works
Bridging the Gap: English-Japanese (online program)
Guide to Learning Japanese
Corporate Security Manager
Physical Security for Information Protection
Basic Security Management
Y's of Life
Everything
Object Marking in Japanese, a Self-Instructional Program
Concise Report Writing Manual for Police Officers   (co-author)
The Use of Games in Language Teaching
Bridging the Gap: Police-Japanese
An Investigation of Criteria Conducive to Successful Language Teaching Games

Special Licenses
Commercial Airplane Pilot, single-engine/land, Instrument Rated
SCUBA Diver, NAUI Certified

Hobby
Woodworking


For Those Who Might be Interested
The following link describes the America that I grew up in and remember.
It will be nostalgic for those who knew the way it was, it could be interesting for younger folks:
★ The America that I remember...   (This is a PowerPoint Presentation with a background song; open with PowerPoint; to exit, press Esc.)