Daniel Okimoto

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Daniel I. Okimoto (born 1942) is a Japanese-American academic and political scientist.[1]

Early life[edit]

Okimoto graduated cum laude from Princeton University in 1965; and his post-graduate studies at Harvard University earned a master's degree in 1967. He continued his studies at the University of Tokyo from 1968 through 1970. His Ph.D. in political sciences was conferred by the University of Michigan in 1975.[2]

Academic career[edit]

Okimoto is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. He is also Director Emeritus and co-founder of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia/Pacific Research Center (APARC) at Stanford University.[1] Shorenstein APARC[3] is part of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University.[4]

Selected works[edit]



  1. ^ a b c "Japan honors Norman Mineta, Daniel Okimoto," San Jose Business Journal. June 6, 2007.
  2. ^ Okimoto CV.
  3. ^ Shorenstein APARC web site.
  4. ^ FSI web site.
  5. ^ Stanford University, Dept. of Political Science: Okimoto faculty bio.
  6. ^ "Professor Daniel Okimoto receives Japanese foreign minister's commendation," Shorenstein APARC News. May 26, 2004.