Historian and Dean of Dedman College
William M. Tsutsui, Ph.D., is a specialist in modern Japanese business and economic history whose books examine topics ranging from banking policy to the film icon “Godzilla.”
He was in Japan with a group from the Japanese American Leadership Delegation on March 13, 2011, when an earthquake and tsunami heavily damaged that country. He blogged about his experiences.
Tsutsui received the 2005 William Rockhill Nelson Award for non-fiction, the 2000 John Whitney Hall Prize awarded by the Association of Asian Studies for best book on Japan or Korea published in 1998, and the 1997 Newcomen Society Award for Excellence in Business History Research and Writing.
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