Research project: Japan's National Security Strategy and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Mr. Sakamoto received his B.A. in Applied Physics from Seikei University and was a non-degree student in the Management of Technology (MOT) program, at the Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo. As a political correspondent of Sankei Shimbun, he has written on a wide range of topics, including Japanese diplomacy and security, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), G8 Summit, and G20 meeting. He has also been assigned to cover the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Ministry of Finance (MOF), and the Japanese Prime Minister’s Office. At Harvard, Mr. Sakamoto will conduct research on Japan's national security strategy and the U.S.-Japan alliance.