John Mark Ramseyer
On November 3, 2018, Ramseyer was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, from the Japanese government in recognition of "his extensive contributions to the development of Japanese studies in the U.S. and the promotion of understanding toward Japanese society and culture."
- B.A., Goshen College 1976, History
- A.M., University of Michigan 1978, Japanese Studies
- J.D., Harvard Law School 1982
Ramseyer lived in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan through the age of 18 and is fluent in the Japanese language. He has taught at several Japanese universities including the University of Tokyo and Hitotsubashi University.