EXPERTS

Executive Officers

President: Kenichiro Sasae

Director General: Tomiko Ichikawa

Secretary General: Akemi Suto

Director of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology: Hirofumi Tosaki

Policy Director of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology: Akemi Suto

Director of Research Coordination: Sotaro Ozaki

Senior Research Adviser

Seiichiro Takagi
[Expertise] International Politics, Chinese studies, International Relations of Asian Pacific region

Special Research Fellow

Director, Japan Information Center: Masao Kochi

Senior Fellows

Chushiro Yonezawa (Senior Research Fellow of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology)
[Expertise] CTBT (Radionuclide data analysis)

Toyomi Sakamoto (Senior Research Fellow of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology)
[Expertise] CTBT (Seismological data)

Tetsuo Kotani
[Expertise] Japan-US Alliance, Maritime Security

Fellows

Shohei Akagawa
[Expertise] British Imperial History, British policy in the Middle East, Muslims and Converts of the British Empire

Koji Enomoto
[Expertise] Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

Naoko Funatsu
[Expertise] American Politics and Foreign Relations

Hironori Fushita
[Expertise] Political and economic issues in Russia

LI Hao
[Expertise] Comparative Politics, Contemporary Chinese Politics, International Relations in East Asia

Yuko Ido
[Expertise] Development and Political Economy in the Middle East and North Africa

Yumi Iijima
[Expertise] China's Environmental Diplomacy and Environmental Policy

Tomoki Iimura
[Expertise] Political and Economic Issues in Korean Peninsula

Kyoko Kuwahara
[Expertise] Public Diplomacy, Soft Power, Disinformation

Daisuke Kawai
[Expertise] Indo-Pacific/Asia-Pacific Security, Emerging Security Technology, Arms Control, Japan-UK Partnership

Shigeru Osugi (Research Fellow of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology)
[Expertise] CTBT (On-site inspections)

Chihiro Shikata
[Expertise] Public Diplomacy

Asako Takashima
[Expertise] EU, German Politics, Japanese Politics, Security Policy

Yoshiaki Takayama (Research Fellow of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology)
[Expertise] International Politics, Economic Security, Security Export Control

Kazushi Tani
[Expertise] British Diplomacy, International History

Kensuke Yanagida
[Expertise] International Economy, Development Issues, APEC

Fumi Yoshimoto
[Expertise] EU Law, Common Foreign and Security Policy

Senior Adjunct Fellows

Yuichi Hosoya (Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University)
[Expertise] Dplomatic History, British Diplomatic History

Tsutomu Kikuchi (Professor Emeritus, Aoyama Gakuin University)
[Expertise] International political economy of the Asia-Pacific, APEC, Japanese foreign policy

Fumiaki Kubo (Professor in the faculty of law at the University of Tokyo)
[Expertise] American politics and foreign policy

[Expertise] U.S. politics and foreign policy; Japan-U.S. relations; international relations

Akio Takahara (Professor, University of Tokyo)
[Expertise] Current Chinese Politics and International Relations in East Asia

Akihiko Tanaka (President of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))
[Expertise] International politics in Asia

Naoya Okuwaki (Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo)
[Expertise] International Law

Adjunct Fellows

Nobumasa Akiyama (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
[Expertise] Arms control, peace building and conflict prevention

Kiyoshi Araki (Former Ambassador of Japan to Republic of Turkey)

Masahiko Asada (Adjunct Fellow of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology)
Professor, Faculty of Law Department of Law, Doshisha University
[Expertise] International Law

Hideaki Asahi (Former professor of international security, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo / Former ambassador to East Timor)

Kunio Umeda (Former Ambassador of Japan to Brazil, Former Ambassador of Japan to Vietnam, and Vice Chairman, National Association for Global & Open Minded Communities (NAGOMi))

Ken Endo (Professor, Hokkaido University)
[Expertise] The European Union, Security, International Politics

Kazuko Hikawa (Professor, Osaka Jogakuin University)
[Expertise] Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation

Yoko Hirose (Professor, Faculty of Policy Management Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University)
[Expertise] Former USSR, International politics, Russia, Frozen conflict, unrecognized states, Hybrid Warfare

Kazuhide Ishikawa (Former Ambassador of Japan to Republic of the Philippines)

Matake Kamiya (Professor, National Defense Academy)
[Expertise]Security, Japan-US Alliance

Saori N. Katada (Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California)
[Expertise] International Political Economy, Japanese Foreign Economic Policy

Kenichi Kawasaki
[Expertise] Macroeconomic Policy, Business Cycles, Economic Outlook

Hideya Kurata (Professor, National Defense Academy)
[Expertise] North and South Korean politics and foreign relations, international security

Mitsuru Kurosawa (Adjunct Fellow of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology)
Professor Emeritus, Osaka University
[Expertise] Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation

Sumio Kusaka (Former Ambassador of Japan to Australia)

Chisako T. Masuo (Associate Professor, The Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University)
[Expertise] Chinese Politics, Diplomacy, and Maritime Policy

Toru Nakakita (Professor, Toyo University)

Mutsuyoshi Nishimura (Special Advisor to the Cabinet)

Shotaro Oshima
[Expertise] Japan-U.S. Diplomatic History; Multilateral Trade/Investment Issues

Heigo Sato
(Professor, Takushoku University)
[Expertise] International Relations, Security Studies, Export Control, Arms Control and Disarmament

Kazuto Suzuki
(Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo)
[Expertise] International Political Economy, Science and Technology Policy, Space Policy, Security Trade Control (Export Control), Economic and Targeted Sanctions, Economic Statecraft, Nuclear Safety, European Integration, Middle East Studies

Yoichi Suzuki (Former Ambassador of Japan to French Republic)

Adm. Tomohisa Takei (Former Chief of Staff, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force)
[Expertise] Maritime Security

Shigenobu Tamura
[Expertise] Foreign Relaitions, Security

Motohiro Tsuchiya (Vice-President, Keio University, and Professor, Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance)
[Expertise] International Relations, Cybersecurity

Toshiya Tsugami (Representative, Tsugami Workshop)
[Expertise] Chinese Economy

Kyoichi Wakayama (Director, Japanese Secretariat of Japan-China Joint Study)

Masaru Watanabe (Former Ambassador of Japan To Cuba)

Katsuyuki Yakushiji (Professor, Toyo University)


Senior Fellows (non-resident/resident)

Mirna Galic (the Atlantic Council, U.S.)

Monika Chansoria (India)

Jonathan Berkshire Miller (Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada; Council on International Policy, Canada )

Valerie Niquet (Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique, France)

Thomas S. Wilkins (University of Sydney, Australia)

Visiting Fellows

2022

Daniel Mandell(U.S.A)
Visiting Research Fellow at The Japan Institute of International Affairs, and a Council on Foreign Relations/Hitachi International Affairs Fellow.

2019

Dr. Ben Schreer (Australia)
Professor of Strategic Studies and Head of Department, Department of Security, Studies and Criminology, Macquarie University
[Research Topic]
"Rethinking Japan-Australia Defense Relations"

2018

Dr Stephen Nagy (Canada)
Senior Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Studies, International Christian University, Tokyo
(Sep 10, 2018 - Mar 31, 2023)


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