Faculty Profiles

★PhD Faculty Member

IDP/PMPP

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Yongjin Chang

Assistant Professor
PhD. in Public Administration, School of Public Affairs, American University, 2008
Courses: Public Management, Public Human Resource Management, Public Organization Theory

Hideaki Goto

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

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Yusuke Jinnai

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester, 2013
Courses: Microeconomics II, Statistical Methods, Health Economics

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Ryuta Ray Kato

Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Essex, UK, April 2000
Courses: Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Public Finance, Public Sector Economics

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Chun-Hung Kuo

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

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Seunghoo Lim

Assistant Professor
PhD. in Public Administration, Florida State University, 2015
Courses: Public Policy Process, Public Finance and Budgeting, Environmental Policy

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Ching-Yang Lin

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

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Hun Myoung Park

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

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Yuki Yanai

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2017
Courses: Public Administration, Research Methodology

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Cheng-Tao Tang

Assistant Professor
PhD in Economics, School of Economics, UNSW, 2016
Courses: MicroeconomicsII

IRP

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Nawalage S. Cooray

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

Naoko Kumagai

Associate Professor
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

Professor
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

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Osamu Nakamura

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

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Motohide Saji

Associate Professor and Program Director of IRP
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

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Tomohito Shinoda

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

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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

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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

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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

Hideki HAYASHI 

Professor, Meiji University,

Specially Appointed Fellow, Organization for International Collaboration,

Japan Center for Economic Research

Makoto KAKINAKA

Professor, Hiroshima University

Nobuko KAYASHIMA

Deputy Director, JICA Research Institute

Motoyoshi SUZUKI

Executive Advisor, Government’s Office, Lao PDR

Visiting Faculty

Shogo ISHII

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

Jun ARAKAWA

Secretary to the Governor on Prefectural Policies, Aichi Prefectural Government

Masahiko GEMMA

Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Weseda University

Toshiro HAMADA

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

Makoto KAKINAKA

Professor, Hiroshima University

Koji KOTANI

Professor, Kochi University of Technology

Ichiro KUTANI

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

Hiroaki MIYAMOTO

Project Associate Professor, University of Tokyo

Hodaka MORITA

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

Andrea PRESSELLO

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

Asami TAKAGI

Manager, Ernst & Young Shinnihon LLC