- Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow
Toshihiko Takeda is a corporate affiliate visiting fellow at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2012-13. He was born in Shizuoka prefecture, the "home of Mt. Fuji," and has worked for the Shizuoka Prefectural Government for over 10 years. His numerous roles have included city planning, community development, and multicultural affairs, and he has also lent his expertise to the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations in Tokyo and London. During his fellowship at Shorenstein APARC, his research will focus on American immigration policy since World War II. Takeda earned his bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Taisho University, Japan.