Peter McCagg


Dr Peter McCagg is Professor and Vice President for Academic Affairs of Akita International University (AIU), Japan.

As a member of the AIU board of trustees, Dr McCagg provides leadership for the faculty, who strive to make the university the best destination in Japan for international students to learn about this country, its people and language, and for Japanese students to prepare to become the global leaders that the founding president envisioned when he established AIU in 2004.

Prior to AIU, Dr McCagg worked for New York University as Clinical Professor of English and Director of The American Language Institute. He also taught for many years at International Christian University (ICU), where he served in various administrative assignments including Dean of International Affairs.

For nearly 40 years, Dr McCagg has dedicated his life to helping Japanese engage with people from outside Japan in responsible and meaningful ways, and to helping students from around the world successfully navigate life in Japan.

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