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Dr. Sharpe's OP-Ed on Ex-Japanese PM's Assassination Published in WAPO

Dr. Michael Orlando Sharpe has shared his perspective on the Japanese politician's shocking assassination in early July.

The article, published in the July 27 issue of the "Washington Post," gives another perspective on former prime minister Shinzo Abe's assassination. Dr. Sharpe has a long-standing scholarly interest in Japanese history and its myriad socio-political issues. He also previously lived and worked in Japan, speaks the language and understands the culture from an immigrant's perspective.

Sharpe's book "Postcolonial Citizens and Ethnic Migration: the Netherlands and Japan in the Age of Globalization." (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) "cross-regionally examines the role of legal citizenship and ethnicity in migration."

At York College, the associate professor "teaches classes that include comparative politics, international relations, US politics and government, American foreign policy, comparative politics of migration, Caribbean Politics, Asian Politics, and African Politics." Read Professor Sharpe's WAPO article here.

*In addition to the PhD, Dr. Sharpe holds MPhil in Political Science from the CUNY Graduate Center; and MIA (Master of International Affairs) from Columbia University.