Ofer Feldman

Scientist, Author

1954 –


Who is Ofer Feldman?

Ofer Feldman (オフェル・フェルドマン) is a Professor of Political Psychology and Political Behavior at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.

Ofer Feldman was born in Israel in 1954 and moved to Japan in 1982. In 1994 he became a Japanese citizen. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Tokyo in 1987. Since then he has published numerous academic papers in various international journals. In addition, he has published, edited, and co-edited 12 books and monographs on Japanese political behavior and communication, political psychology, political discourse, and political leadership and personality. He is the 1993 Recipient of the Erik H. Erikson Award for Distinguished Early Career Contribution to Political Psychology, from the International Society of Political Psychology. Other honors and awards include fellowships from Japan Foundation, Japanese Ministry of Education, Matsushita International Foundation, Nomura Foundation, Kikkoman Foundation, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, Fulbright, Mershon Center, Ohio State University, Polish Academy of Science, Institute of Psychology & the Warsaw School of Social Psychology, El Colegio de Veracruz, Mexico, and Lady Davis Fellowship, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also served as the Chair [President] of the Psycho-Politics Research Committee within the International Political Science Association. Currently he lives in Kyoto.

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on July 23, 2013


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