CEHD Distinguished International Alumni Award

The CEHD Distinguished International Alumni Award recognizes outstanding achievements of international CEHD alumni to educational progress in their country.

Nominations for 2023 are now closed. Please check back in January 2024 for nominations for 2024. If you have any questions, please contact us at cehdas@umn.edu or 612-625-5963.

Takehito Kamata

Takehito Kamata
PhD ’18, Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development

Takehito Kamata conducts research on international collaborative research and involves in a wide range of international collaborative initiatives and projects such as the Strategic Alliance of Catholic Research Universities (SACRU), the MIRAI 2.0 (Swedish and Japanese universities), and other international initiatives to promote internationalization in higher education across nations. He is also the Founding International Collaboration URA (University Research Administrator) affiliated with the Center for Research Promotion & Support at Sophia University. He earned his PhD in higher education from the University of Minnesota. He also earned his B.S. in political science and international relations and M.P.A. in public administration from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Alumni award recipients were interviewed in advance
of the Exceptional Alumni Awards Celebration on April 20.