In , he was selected as a Hoover Institution Media Fellow.
As a journalist, Tom Plate has interviewed leading political figures and world leaders, including U. While column-writing for the Los Angeles Times in July , he was the first American commentator to warn that the implosion of Thailand's Baht currency could the trigger a larger crisis in East Asia. As an educationist, Plate has presented guest lectures or courses at a wide-range of institutions, including Stanford University , the U.
Since then he has conduced joint live Internet inteactive courses from LMU with major Asian universities such as Fudan in Shanghai and Yonsei in Seoul , , Over the years he has been invited to prestigious international conferences, including for four years the World Economic Forum in Davos. For a span of more than 15 years, ending in August when he retired from UCLA , Professor Plate taught undergraduate courses in media, ethics and Asian politics and media.
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He was nominated by his department for a UCLA teaching award, and pioneered courses in the media and politics of Asia. APMN served as a network for educators, journalists, media professionals, government and business officials concerned with regionally common issues, controversies and opportunities between America and the Pacific Rim. It spawned the online magazines Asia Media asiamedia.
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Plate is a full-time clinical professor in the department of Asian and Asian-American Studies at LMU, where he has taught undergraduates since PPMC highlights major issues regarding Asia-Pacific cooperation and controversy through the published works of major media and academic personalities.
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