|29th President of the University of Tokyo|
April 1, 2009 – March 31, 2015
|Preceded by||Hiroshi Komiyama|
March 14, 1950 |
|Alma mater||University of Tokyo|
Junichi Hamada (濱田 純一 Hamada Jun'ichi , born March 14, 1950) is the 29th President of the University of Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan. He was born in Akashi in Hyōgo Prefecture and is the first University of Tokyo President to be born after World War II. He is also a Professor of Law, specializing in media law, constitutional law, the freedom of speech, and human rights law. He earned his Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees from the University of Tokyo. His hobby is speed walking.