User:Ruth S. McCreery

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Ruth McCreery is a Japanese-English translator and writer based in Yokohama, Japan. A graduate of Reed College and Yale University, her academic background is in sociology and Japanese language and literature. In over 30 years of residence, research, and writing in Taiwan and Japan, she has had the opportunity to work with publishers and museums in fields including ceramics, textiles, photography, ukiyo-e prints, Nihonga, cell phone ecosystems, city planning, educational reform, and business history. She has also served as managing editor of Minerva: Journal of Women and War and as editor of the Overseas Democrat, the newsletter of Democrats Abroad.