Junichi Hamada

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Jun'ichi Hamada
濱田 純一
29th President of the University of Tokyo
In office
April 1, 2009 (2009-04-01) – March 31, 2015 (2015-03-31)
Preceded by Hiroshi Komiyama
Personal details
Born (1950-03-14) March 14, 1950 (age 67)
Akashi, Japan
Alma mater University of Tokyo
Profession Academic
Website [1]

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.[1] He earned his Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees from the University of Tokyo.[2] His hobby is speed walking.[3]