Ronald Katsuyama

Associate Professor
Full-Time Faculty
College of Arts and Sciences: Psychology

Profile

Originally from San Francisco, Ron moved to the Dayton area in 1973 after receiving his B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. He is currently a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of Dayton, and takes on additional responsibilities through his consulting work and as a community volunteer. His research includes evaluation of character education programs across the country, and Ohio anti-tobacco, drug treatment, urban renewal, and prejudice reduction programs. He serves as President of the Asian American Council, Dayton, OH, and the Kettering, OH, Board of Community Relations, is on the Board of Governors of the Japanese American National Museum, and is Chair of the Federation Against Intolerance and Racism (FAIR), a Hate Crimes Task Force. (The latter work was recognized by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, which awarded him Certificates of Recognition in 2002 and 2003.)