Tomohito Shinoda
※PhD Faculty Member
M.A. in International Relations, International University of Japan, 1986
Ph.D. in International Relations, Johns Hopkins University, 1994

Tomohito Shinoda


  • Contemporary Japanese Politics
  • History of International Relations
  • Japanese Foreign Policy

Research Interests:

  • Japanese Politics
  • Japanese Foreign Policy
  • US-Japan Relations

Major Publications:

  • Koizumi Diplomacy: Japan’s Kantei Approach to Foreign and Defense Affairs, University of Washington Press, 2007.
  • Post Cold-war Japanese Foreign Policy: Domestic Political Process in National Security Policy Making, Mineruva Shobo, 2006. Winner of the Best Publication of Year Award from the Japan Association for International Security.
  • Leading Japan: The Role of the Prime Minister, Praeger, 2000.