Senior Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Chancellor, Prefectural University of Kumamoto; Professor Emeritus, Kobe University; President, Hyogo Earthquake Memorial 21st Century Research Institute.
Research interests: Rise of China and Asia-Pacific international relations; reconstruction from natural disasters in modern Japan; and comparative analysis of the earthquakes in Kobe, Tohoku, and Kumamoto.
Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Research interests: The social basis for democracy in Japan; comparative political behavior; comparative politics of industrial nations; and democratization and social change in Japan and Asia.Read more about Susan J. Pharr