William Grimes, Associate Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was recently interviewed on President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima, the first time a sitting American president has visited the site of the 1945 atomic bombing.
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Professor Grimes has spent time as a visiting researcher at the Japanese Ministry of Finance, the Bank of Japan, and several universities in Japan and Australia. He has been the recipient of various fellowships and awards over the years, including two Fulbright fellowships and a book-writing grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership. He is an active lecturer in Japan and the United States in both academic and policy venues and has been recognized for his teaching and advising at Boston University. You can read more about him here.