John H. Haig is a professor of Japanese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
My copy of this is worn and frazzled, because I use it that often. It has never let me down. If you need a kanji dictionary, but don't relish the idea of lugging around the large & heavy unabridged/cross-referenced version, this is the one to choose. It'