About Columnist Tom Plate

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Syndicated Columnist and Author
Location Beverly Hills, California, United States
Introduction Tom Plate is a university professor, a veteran columnist focused on Asia and America, and an educational innovator. A Los Angeles resident, this Distinguished Scholar of Asian and Pacific Studies at Loyola Marymount University has orchestrated live interactive seminars with major universities across Asia, as part of LMU’s path-finding Asia Media International Center. He teaches courses on the United Nations, and on Asia and on its media, and is the author of 12 books, including the bestsellers Confessions of an American Media Man (2007) and four volumes in the ‘Giants of Asia’ series. His latest is The Fine Art of the Political Interview (2015), all published by Marshall Cavendish Editions. Born in New York, he was educated at Amherst College, where he was Phi Beta Kappa, and Princeton University, where he was awarded his professional degree in public and international affairs.