Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

Koichi Ai

Koichi Ai

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Minister and Head of Chancery, Embassy of Japan in the United States of America.

Research interests: Postwar US-Japan relations; democratic foundations and strategic considerations; public diplomacy; and policy implications of popular perceptions and sentiments.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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
Gabrielle Cheung

Gabrielle Cheung

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Southern California.

Research interests: International political economy; politics of trade liberalization; and business and politics.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Christina L. Davis

Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate.
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
Masahiko Furuya

Masahiko Furuya

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Director-General, Kanto Local Finance Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan.

Research interests: Japanese politics and government; tax policy; regional financial institutions; security policy; and Okinawa politics and policy.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Jordan Hamzawi

Jordan Hamzawi

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

Research interests: Electoral politics; Japanese politics, party systems; policy and valence dynamics; party switching; electoral reform; and party dominance.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Masataka Harada

Masataka Harada

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Fukuoka University.

Research interests: Quasi-experimental methods; legacy studies; social capital; remote sensing; voting behavior; and Japanese politics.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tokuhiro Ikeda

Tokuhiro Ikeda

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Director, National Security Institute, Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories LTD.

Research interests: Maritime security in East Asia.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Chinami Iokibe

Chinami Iokibe

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Director, Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare, Japan.

Research interests: The future of work regulations; adaptability and mobility in the labor market; and development of human capital.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Kaoru Iokibe

Kaoru Iokibe

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo.

Research interests: Japan-US relations; treaty revision of Meiji era; party politics of modern Japan; and the history of political deception.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Shinichi Kijima

Shinichi Kijima

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Principal Deputy Director, Business Support Division, Business Support Department, Small and Medium Enterprise Agency, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Research interests: Comparing small and medium enterprises (SME) in Japan and the US; and support and financing of SME.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Shuhei Kurizaki

Shuhei Kurizaki

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University.

Research interests: Armed conflict and conflict resolution; diplomacy; nuclear deterrence; security policy of Japan; and the politics of corporate ownership and control.

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