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Roger Dingman

Professor Emeritus of History

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-1657
Office: SOS 153



Ph.D. , Harvard University, 1/1969
M.A. , Harvard University
B.A. , Stanford University

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Dingman is an American, international, military, and naval historian with a particular interest in 20th century trans-Pacific relations. His research focuses on Japanese-American relations. He is currently working on two books: Bridge to the Rising Sun is a study of World War II Japanese language officers and their impact on America's postwar relations with Japan. Anchor for Peace traces the history and cross-cultural impact of the American naval presence in Japan since 1853.
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