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Robert D. Eldridge (ロバート・D・エルドリッヂ)

Robert D. Eldridge (ロバート・D・エルドリッヂ)

Government and External Affairs, Former Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff, G-7

Robert D. Eldridge, Ph.D., is an award-winning author, scholar, and former public official who serves as an advisor to numerous regional organizations including the Asia-Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management and the Global Risk Mitigation Foundation. He was a tenured associate professor at the Graduate School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, prior to becoming the Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff, Government and External Relations, Marine Corps Forces Japan from 2009-2015. During his time with the Marine Corps, he helped plan and lead Operation Tomodachi. In 2012, he received the Prime Minister Nakasone Yasuhiro Award for academic and public service contributions.