Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago.
Research interests: Comparative political economy; political origins and consequences of economic development and inequality; democratic transition and consolidation; Japanese politics; and East Asian politics.
Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2019); 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.