Daniel Okimoto

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

Early life[edit]

Okimoto was born at the Santa Anita Assembly Center during the early stages of the World War II Internment of Japanese Americans. As an infant, he was sent along with his family to the Poston War Relocation Center in Arizona.[2]

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.[3]

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[4] is part of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University.[5]

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