Institute for Corean-American Studies



Yoshihisa Komori
Editor-at-Large
The Sankei Shimbun
EMPLOYMENT HIGHLIGHTS:
    THE SANKEI SHIMBUN1987 - Present
        Editor-at-Large, Washington DC01/2001-Present
        China Bureau Chief10/1/98 - 12/2000
        Editor-at-Large07/1994 - Present
        Washington Bureau Chief05/1989 - 7/1994
        London Bureau Chief1987 - 5/1989

    THE MAINICHI SHIMBUN1964 - 1987
        Senior Political Correspondent1983 - 1987
        Washington Correspondent1976 - 1980; 1982 - 1983
        Saigon Correspondent / Bureau Chief1972 - 9/1975
        Political Correspondent1968 - 1972
        General Assignment Reporter1964 - 1968

    CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE
        Senior Associate 1981

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND FELLOWSHIPS
        Japan National Press Club Award1993
        The Japan Newspaper Publishers and Editors Association Award
For Best Reporting of the Year
1981
        Kodansha Non Fiction (Book) Prize1978
        U.P.I. Vaughn Prize for International Reporting1976
        Woodrow Wilson National Visiting Fellow1991 - 1996

EDUCATION
        Keio University (Tokyo), B.A. in Economics1963
        University of Washington, Graduate Study in Journalism1963 - 1964

BOOKS AND PERIODICALS: Highlights
He has authored over 30 books, including:

    Japanís ODA Reconsidered12/2002 (PHP Publishing Co.)
    Japan: Demise by Diplomacy07/2002 (Shogakkan Publishing Co)
    Japan and China :Illusion of Friendship01/2002 (Shogakkan Publishing Co)
    Japan-China Relationship Reconsidered2001 (Sankei / Fusosha Publishing)
    Analysis of Japan: Perspectives of Young American Scholars1999 (Bungei Shunju Publishing Co.)
    Shadow Forces in America1996 (PHP Publishing Co.)
    Looking at Japan: American Viewpoint1995 (The Japan Times)
    Vietnam Memories: War, Revolution and People1995 (PHP Publishing Co.)
    Mother, Why Did You Die at University Hospital?1995 (Chuo-Koron Publishing Co.)
    In Transition - Japan and America1994 (Bungei Shunju Publishing Co.)
    Is Japan Inherently Different?1993 (Kodansha)
    Washington Dossier1993 (Shinchosha)
    The World Changes1991 (Bungei Shunju Publishing Co.)
    The London Courier1989 (Bungei Shunju Publishing Co.)
    The Japanese Afar: Stories of Japanese Americans1985 (Mainichi Shimbun Publishing Co)
    Have Nuclear Weapons Been Introduced?1982 (Bungei Shunju Publishing Co.)
    Structures of U.S.-Japanese Distrust1981 (Kodansha)
    Japan Lobby1980 (Yale Publishing Co.)
    Vietnam Coverage, 1,300 Days: The Demise of a State1978 (Chikuma Shobo Publishing Co.)



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