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Ronald Katsuyama

Professor Emeritus


College of Arts and Sciences: Psychology


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Originally from San Francisco, Ron moved to the Dayton area in 1973 after receiving his B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. His research interests include evaluation of character education programs across the country, and Ohio anti-tobacco, drug treatment, urban renewal, and prejudice reduction programs. He serves as President of the Asian American Council, Dayton and the Kettering Board of Community Relations, is on the Board of Governors of the Japanese American National Museum, and is Chair of the Federation Against Intolerance and Racism (FAIR), a Hate Crimes Task Force. (The latter work was recognized by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, which awarded him Certificates of Recognition in 2002 and 2003).