Pamela Rotner Sakamoto is the author of Midnight in Broad Daylight. Fluent in Japanese, Pamela lived in Kyoto and Tokyo for seventeen years. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and holds a doctorate from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Her dissertation received a Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Pamela works offsite as an expert consultant on Japan-related projects for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. and has taught in the University of Hawai`i System. She teaches history at Punahou School in Honolulu.