Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

Keita Azuma

Keita Azuma

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Cabinet Official, Cabinet Secretariat, Japan.

Research interests: Crisis management; global governance; national security; gray-zone conflicts; and decision making.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Christina L. Davis

Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave 2020-2021).
Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Research interests: Politics of international trade; foreign policy of East Asia and Japan; and geopolitics and international organizations.
1737 Cambridge Street
Knafel Building 216
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4446
Shinju Fujihira

Shinju Fujihira

Executive Director of the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations.

Research interests: Finance and international strategic competition; comparative and international political economy; and Japanese politics and foreign policy.... Read more about Shinju Fujihira

61 Kirkland Street
Room 305
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-4921
p: (617) 495-1890
Koichi  Hasegawa

Koichi Hasegawa

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Vice President, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan.

Research interests: Japan's official development assistance (ODA) policy, international monetary policy, and fiscal and macroeconomic policy.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Takuma Kawagishi

Takuma Kawagishi

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Assistant Director, Safety Division, Community Safety Bureau, National Police Agency, Japan.
Research interests: Criminal law; criminal procedure; criminology; and policing in the US.
61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Yoshiaki Kubo

Yoshiaki Kubo

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor, Department of Law, Politics and International Relations, University of the Ryukyus.

Research interests: US-Japan alliance; national security; civil-military relations; the elite; political behavior; public opinion; identity; and inequality.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Masayuki Kusuda

Masayuki Kusuda

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Deputy Director, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan.

Research interests: Policy evaluation; evidence-based policy making; research and development; technology and innovation; and natural resources and energy.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Shiho Maihara

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Superintendent, General Affairs Division, Commissioner-General's Secretariat, National Police Agency, Japan.

Research interests: Criminal policy; criminal procedure; and investigative support and methods of criminal investigation.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Charles T. McClean

Charles T. McClean

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego.

Research interests: Age and representation; social welfare; political institutions; elite behavior; and Japan.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Ji Miao

Ji Miao

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor; Senior Research Fellow, China Foreign Affairs University.

Research interests: Japanese politics and foreign policy; contemporary Chinese studies; Asian regionalism; and international relations of the Indo-Pacific.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Connor M. Mills

Connor M. Mills

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of History, Princeton University.

Research interests: Modern Japanese history; modern US history; the history of everyday life; and the history of militarization.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Ryosuke Nagase

Ryosuke Nagase

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Chief of Legislation and International Affairs, Rehabilitation Bureau, Ministry of Justice, Japan.

Research interests: Public-private partnership; social impact bond; criminal justice systems; reoffending prevention; prison reentry; and regional revitalization.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Takashi Nakao

Takashi Nakao

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Senior Deputy Director, Ministry of Finance, Japan.

Research interests: International trade; and digitalization and trade.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138