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