Yuki Yanai
Assistant Professor

M.A in Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2008
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2016 (expected)

Yuki Yanai


  • Public Administration
  • Research Methodology
  • Positive Political Theory

Research Interests:

  • Comparative Politics & Political Economy
  • Quantitative Methods

Major Publications:

  • “Political Reformation of Social Coalitions for Elections.” in Hideko Magara and Bruno Amable, eds. Growth, Crisis, Democracy: The Political Economy of Social Coalitions and Policy Regime Change. (accepted for publication) Routledge.

  • “Bicameralism vs. Parliamentarism: Lessons from Japan’s Twisted Diet.” 『選挙研究』30 (2): 60–74 (2014). (with Michael F. Thies). 
  • “External Threats, US Bases, and Prudent Voters in Okinawa.” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 14(1): 91–115 (2014). (with Koji Kagotani).
  • “How Do Economic Crises Affect Electoral Choices? Analysing Voting Behavior in the British General Election of 2010.” In Hideko Magara, ed. Economic Crises and Policy Regimes: The Dynamics of Policy Innovation and Paradigmatic Change. (2014) Edward Elgar.
  • “Governance with a Twist: How Bicameralism Affects Japanese Lawmaking.” in Robert Pekkanen, Steven R. Reed, and Ethan Scheiner, eds. Japan Decides 2012: The Japanese General Election. (2013) Palgrave Macmillan (with Michael F. Thies).
  • 『Stataによる計量政治学』(2013) オーム社(浅野正彦と共著)