Lane Ryo Hirabayashi , Ph.D., is professor emeritus at UCLA, where he was also the inaugural "George and Sakaye Aratani Chair in Japanese American Incarceration, Redress, and Community." His M.A. (1976) and Ph.D. (1981) degrees, both in socio-cultural anthropology, are from the University of California, Berkeley. He has written over thirty scholarly articles, and is the author or editor of nine books and anthologies. Most recently, he is co-editor of NCRR: The Grassroots Struggle for Japanese American Redress and Reparations (UCLA, Asian American Studies Center Press, 2018).