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 Expert  107782

Expert in Futures Studies, Governance Design, East Asian Culture and Governance

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Hawaii (HI)
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FUTURES STUDIES: Expert has expertise in futures studies. This includes the forecasting and design of alternative futures for societies, technologies, and specific institutions. These specific institutions include governance design, the law, the judiciary, other governance institutions, and education. Expert is very experienced in the design of new political institutions. He has consulted with scores of legislatures, executives, and judiciaries throughout the world, and many educational institutions at all levels. He is very knowledgeable regarding the political and economic futures of Japan, Korea, China, the Pacific Islands, as well as North America. He is especially knowledgeable of Japanese and Korean politics and culture. His expertise extends to media production and the politics of media.

future studies






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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Honolulu, Hawaii.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1959   PhD   Political Sciences   The American University  
1955   MA   Political Sciences   The University of Pennsylvania  
1954   BA   History and Philosophy   Stetson University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1969 to


(Undisclosed University)



Professor Emeritus


Director, Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies, and Head, Alternative Futures Graduate Option

1966 to 1969


Virginia Polytechnic Institute



Associate Professor


1960 to 1966


Rikkyo University Tokyo



Assistant Professor


1994 to


(Undisclosed University)


Space Humanities




2013 to


(Undisclosed University)


Futures Studies


Adjunct Professor


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of and active in the World Future Society.

Professional Appointments

Expert served as First Secretary (10 years) and as President of the World Futures Studies Federation. Currently he is co-director of Expert's University's Space and Society Division, headquartered in Strasbourg, France. He is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and participates on the editorial boards of Futures, Futures Research Quarterly, On the Horizon, Police Futurist, and Technological Forecasting & Social Change, and is editor of The Manoa Journal of Fried and Half Fried Ideas (about the future).

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Springer  
 - Springer Press  
 - Parliament of Finland  
 - Expert's University Press  
 - Praeger  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Description
1960 to   Worldwide   Too numerous to list. See my full vita:


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has assisted executives, legislatures and judiciaries in more than 50 countries to acquire futures research capabilities
  • Expert has assisted scores of universities and schools worldwide to assess their futures and develop policies towards achieving their preferred future.
  • Expert helped many NGOs and other organizations around the world to develop more futures-oriented policies and programs.
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1960 to 1966   Japan   Expert was a professor of Political Science, in the College of Law and Politics at Rikkyo University, Tokyo.
1974 to 1976   Canada   Expert was the head of a futures project for TV Ontario.
1976 to 1986   Yugoslavia   Expert taught futures programmes each spring at the Interuniversity Consortium, in Dubrovnik.
1983 to 1992   Forty nations   Expert was first Secretary General and then President of the World Futures Studies Federation, arranging futures conferneces in many different countries and lecturing and consulting in many more.
2013 to   Korea   Expert teaches Futures Studies at Expert's University, and has consulted about the futures with most agencies in the Korean government

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Japanese   Expert speaks conversational Japanese.


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