Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

Yuji Endo

Yuji Endo

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun.

Research interests: Contemporary US immigration politics and policy; and Japan's immigration policy.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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.

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

Elijah Greenstein

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

Research interests: Modern Japan; modern East Asia; communications history; maritime history; and imperial history.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Kenji Haramura

Kenji Haramura

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Director, Office of Liaison and Financial Inspection of the Local Finance Bureaus, Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan.

Research interests: Local financial institutions; local economic revitalization; and financial regulation.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Kuniaki Iwatani

Kuniaki Iwatani

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

Research interests: International environmental cooperation; climate change; marine plastic pollution.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Claudia  Junghyun Kim

Claudia Junghyun Kim

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

Research interests: Social movements; contentious politics; military bases; East Asia and US-East Asia relations; alliance politics; security; and civil-military relations.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tomoki Kuniyoshi

Tomoki Kuniyoshi

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

Research interests: International history of the Cold War in East Asia; US-Japan security relations; and Anglo-Japanese relations in the twentieth century.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Taishi Muraoka

Taishi Muraoka

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis.

Research interests: Comparative politics and electoral institutions.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Ryoma Nikaido

Ryoma Nikaido

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations (spring 2020). Deputy Editor, Toyo Keizai.

Research interests: Origins of US tech giants; and US anti-trust regulation.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tatsuki Onda

Tatsuki Onda

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Director and Economist, Growth Division, Tokyo Office, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting, LLC.

Research interests: US and Japanese business strategies; economies of China, ASEAN; and political economy of the Indo-Pacific region.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Sadamasa Oue

Sadamasa Oue

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Executive Advisor, Mobility Business Unit II, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.; Lieutenant General, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Retired.

Research interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI); AI's military applications; Asian security; and US-Japan alliance.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Seo-Hyun Park

Seo-Hyun Park

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor, Department of Government and Law, Lafayette College.

Research interests: East Asian international relations; sovereignty and globalization; nationalism and national identity politics; military alliances; and territorial disputes.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Susan Pharr Image

Susan J. Pharr

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

Noriyuki Shikata

Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Former Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in China.

Research interests: US policy toward China and the Indo-Pacific region; and US-Japan alliance.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138