STRONACH, Bruce. American, b. 1950. Genres: International relations/ Current affairs, Politics/Government. Career: Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, visiting lecturer and visiting scholar at International Center and Center for Communications Research, 1976-85; Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, assistant professor, 1985-90, associate professor and associate dean, 1990-94; International University of Japan, professor and dean of Graduate School of International Relations, 1994-. Ward mayor of Yamato-machi, Niigata-ken. Publications: Japan and America: Opposites That Attract, 1988; (ed. with R. Powers and H. Kato) The Handbook of Japanese Popular Culture, 1989; Popular Culture in Japan and America, 1991; (with C.H. Martin) Politics East and West: A Comparison of Japanese and British Political Culture, 1993; Beyond the Rising Sun: Nationalism in Contemporary Japan, 1994. Address: Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan, Yamato-machi, Niigata-ken 949-72, Japan.