Jiroo  Kuroda

Jiroo Kuroda, MS, DMin

Professor of Spanish

503-554-2644

jkuroda@georgefox.edu

Jiroo Kuroda joined George Fox as a professor of Spanish in 2021. He arrived from Northwest Theological Institute, where he worked as an adjunct professor online the previous year, and Talent Elementary School in Talent, Oregon, where he taught Spanish in 2020, with a focus on students who are consistently performing below grade level.

Prior to his recent teaching assignments, Kuroda was in school, earning a master’s degree in Spanish education from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida, in the spring of 2021, and a doctor of ministry in Hispanic leadership from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2018. He also holds an MDiv in intercultural studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2012), a master’s degree in pastoral counseling from Liberty University (2012), and a bachelor’s degree in Christian education from Rio Grande Bible Institute (2001).

Kuroda lives in Talent with his wife Yohana and their children Hannah, Caleb and Victoria, and the family attends the First Baptist Church of Medford.  

Education

MS, Nova Southeastern University
DMin, Dallas Theological Seminary
MA, Liberty University
MDiv, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
BA, Rio Grande Bible Institute