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Thomas J. Ward is Dean of the University of Bridgeport’s College of Public and International Affairs. A former Fulbright scholar, Ward has also been a Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fellow as well as a visiting scholar in the People’s Republic of China. In 2016 Ward was a visiting research scholar at Academia Sinica in Taipei where he researched Taiwanese perspectives on the comfort women issue. In 2016 with his colleague William Lay he co-authored “The Comfort Women Controversy: Not Over Yet,” which appeared in East Asia. They are currently completing a book that expands on this topic. Jonathan Stupple assisted in the editing of the text. Dr. Ward would like to express his sincere appreciation to Alexis Dudden for the guidance and feedback that she provided in the development of this article. Ward can be reached at