Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

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Benjamin Bartlett

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley.

Research interests: Cybersecurity; Japanese technology policy; and East Asian security.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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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.

61 Kirkland Street
Room 305
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-4921
p: (617) 495-1890
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Hilary J. Holbrow

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Sociology, Cornell University.
Research interests: Diversity and (in)equality in Japanese firms in the age of demographic decline.
61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Keisuke Iida

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

Research interests: International political economy; Japanese foreign economic policy; US-Japan relations; politics of trade; and Asian regionalism.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Kazuhide Ishiwaka

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

Research interests: Financial and fiscal policy in Japan and the US; and large-scale sale of government-owned shares.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Kanoko Kamata

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Executive Director, Community Organizing Japan.

Research interests: Civic activism; non-profit organizations; grassroots leadership development; and gender equality.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Akiko Kojima

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Head Officer, Ministry of Finance; LLM Candidate, Law Center, Georgetown University.

Research interests: Human rights; LGBTQ community rights; civil, family, property, and administrative law; property law; and feminism.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Yeonju Lee

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.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Rémy Magnier-Watanabe

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business Sciences, University of Tsukuba.

Research interests: Knowledge management; cross-cultural management; working with global virtual teams; and foreign direct investment.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Naoya Okada

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

Research interests: Intellectual property and international trade; small and medium-sized enterprises (SME); and US-Japan trade relations.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Susan J. Pharr

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.
1730 Cambridge Street, S238
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9992
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Vivian Shaw

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Sociology, University of Texas, Austin.

Research interests: Critical race theory; gender and sexuality; disasters; social movements; science and technology; Japan; and transnational Asia.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Shimpei Sunaga

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Government Official, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan.

Research interests: US agriculture's adaptation in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP); and US-Japan trade relations.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138