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J. Mark Ramseyer ’76 awarded Order of the Rising Sun by Japanese government

J. Mark Ramseyer, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies at the Harvard Law School, has been conferred with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, by the Japanese government. One of the oldest and highest national decorations, the award recognizes Ramsayer’s extensive contributions to the development of Japanese studies in the U.S. and the promotion of understanding of Japanese society and culture.