Faculty Profiles

★PhD Faculty Member



Yongjin Chang

Associate Professor and Program Director of PMPP
PhD. in Public Administration, School of Public Affairs, American University, 2008
Courses: Public Management, Public Human Resource Management, Public Organization Theory

Hideaki Goto

Ph.D. in Applied Economics, Cornell University, 2009
Courses: Microeconomics I, Development Economics, Interactions, Institutions and Economic Development


Yusuke Jinnai

Associate Professor and Program Director of IDP
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester, 2013
Courses: Statistical Methods, Labor Economics, Economics of Education


Robert F. Kane

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, North Carolina State University, 2013
Courses: Mathematics for Economics and Management (A)(B)(C), International Trade


Chun-Hung Kuo

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, North Carolina State University, 2012
Courses: Macroeconomics I, Macroeconomics and Policy Analysis, Time Series Analysis


Seunghoo Lim

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Public Administration, Florida State University, 2015
Courses: Public Policy Process, Public Finance and Budgeting, Environmental Policy


Ching-Yang Lin

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010
Courses: Monetary Economics and Policy Analysis, Macroeconomics II, Money and Banking


Hun Myoung Park

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Public Policy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, May 2007
Courses: Public Policy Modeling, Information Policy and Management, Introduction to Electronic Government, Public Management Information Systems


Shugo Shinohara

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Public Administration, Rutgers University-Newark, 2016
Courses: Research Methodology


Cheng-Tao Tang

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, School of Economics, UNSW, 2016
Courses: Microeconomics II, Market Structure and Policy Analysis, Quantitative Methods for Decision Making


Chun Yee (Jenny) Wong

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of New South Wales, 2013
Courses: Econometrics/Data Analysis for Public Managers, Cross-Sectional and Panel Data Analysis, Health Economics

Akira Ariyoshi

IR Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Oxford, 1981
Courses: International Finance



Nawalage S. Cooray

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Nagoya, Japan, 1996
Courses: Essentials of Economics, International Political Economy, Macroeconomic Modeling and Forecasting

Naoko Kumagai

Associate Professor and Program Director of IRP
Ph.D. in Political Science, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 2009
Courses: International Organizations, International Politics, International Conflict Resolution

Vida Macikenaite

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Media and Governance, Keio University, 2015
Courses: Comparative Government and Politics, Chinese Foreign Policy, International Relations in Eurasia

Maung Aung Myoe

Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations, Australian National University, 2000
Courses: Foreign Policy Analysis, Global Issues: UNU Global Seminar, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Southeast Asian International Relations


Osamu Nakamura

Ph. D. in Economics, Soka University, 2012
Courses: Japanese Public Finance and Administration, Postwar Japanese Economy, International Economic Systems and Order


Motohide Saji

Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Chicago, 2006
Courses: Human Rights and Global Justice, Global Civil Society, Peace, War, and Development of Modern Japan


Tomohito Shinoda

Ph.D. in International Relations, Johns Hopkins University, 1994
Courses: Contemporary Japanese Politics, History of International Relations, Japanese Foreign Policy


Noboru Yamaguchi

Dean and Professor
Master of Arts, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1988
Courses: Japan’s National Security Policy, Introduction to Contemporary International Security Issues, Paradigm Shift in War and Peace


Shinichi Watanabe

IR Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Minnesota, 1983
Courses: Environment and Human Security, International Migration and Human Security, Poverty, War and Human Security

Joint-Appointment Faculty


Kinichi Komano

Specially Appointed Professor
Ambassador to Afghanistan, 2002-2004 Ambassador to Ethiopia, 2006-2010 Ambassador to Iran, 2010-2012
Courses: Nuclear Issues: Safety and Non-Proliferation, Changing Security Paradigm: National versus Human, International Relations in the Middle East

Mohammed K. Ahmed

Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D. in Linguistics (concentration in Applied Linguistics), University of Delaware, 1988
Courses: Cross-Cultural Communication

Specially Invited Professor

Motoyoshi SUZUKI

Executive Advisor, Government’s Office, Lao PDR


Professor, Meiji University,

Specially Appointed Fellow, Organization for International Collaboration,

Japan Center for Economic Research

Visiting Faculty


Former Director, Office for Asia and the Pacific in Tokyo, IMF

Kaliappa Pillai KALIRAJAN

Professor, International and Development Economics and South Asian Bureau of Economic Research, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Naonobu MINATO

Freelance Consultant Development Specialist

Toshiro OZAWA

Former Ambassador of Philippines

Part-time Lecturers

Takahiro AKITA

Specially Appointed Professor, College of Business, Rikkyo University


Secretary to the Governor on Prefectural Policies, Aichi Prefectural Government


Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo

Masahiko GEMMA

Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Weseda University

Toshiro HAMADA

Senior Researcher, Consulting Division Japan Development Service Co., Ltd


Professor, Kochi University of Technology


Group Manager of International Strategy Analysis Group, the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

Chiwoong LEE

Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd. Tokyo, Japan, Senior Economist/Strategist Korean Economy


Professor, School of Economics, Australian School of Business, The University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia

Yoshitaka OKADA

Professor, Institute of International Strategy, Tokyo International University


Assistant Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)


Manager, Ernst & Young Shinnihon LLC