Prof. Minoru YOKOYAMA :
Mr. YOKOYAMA, Minoru completed his B. A. in Law and M. A. in both Criminal Law and Sociology at Chuo University in Tokyo. He finished the doctorial course at Chuo University. He is a vice president of Kokugakuin University, a professor and former Dean of the Faculty of Law, and a chairperson of International Exchange Committee of Kokugakuin University in Tokyo. He is a former 2nd Vice President of the Research Committee for the Sociology of Deviance and Social Control of the International Sociological Association. He is a former president of the Japanese Association of Sociological Criminology, a president of the Tokyo Study Group of Sociological Criminology, and a member of the board of directors of both the Japanese Association of Social Problems and the Japanese Association of Sociological Criminology. He is a member of Presidium of General Assembly of the Asian Criminological Society. He works as a vice-chair of Local Arrangement Committee, 16th World Congress, International Society for Criminology. He is a member of Presidium of General Assembly of the Asian Criminological Society. He has presented numerous papers at national and international conferences and symposia, and had published numerous articles in professional journals.