Professor Mark Ramseyer to receive Order of the Rising Sun decoration

Professor J. Mark Ramseyer, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies at the Harvard Law School, will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, from the Japanese government. One of the oldest and highest national decorations, this award recognizes his extensive contributions to the development of Japanese studies in the U.S. and the promotion of understanding toward Japanese society and culture.