GSIR Faculty

★PhD Faculty Member


Nawalage S. Cooray

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

Hiroshi Kato

Master of Arts in Public Administration, Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government, 1988
Courses: International Organization, Japanese International Development Cooperation, Analysis of Development Policies and Programs, Issues in African Development, Understanding China

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, International Politics, Global Issues: UNU Global Seminar, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Security and Strategy: National and International


Tomohito Shinoda

Ph.D. in International Relations, Johns Hopkins University, 1994
Courses: History of International Relations, American Foreign Policy, Postwar Japanese Politics, International Relations and Foreign Policy of Japan

Masayuki Tadokoro

IR Specially Appointed Professor
Ph. D. in Laws, Kyoto University, 1998
Courses: Contemporary Issues of World Politics,  History of Global Political Economy, Geopolitics in the Contemporary World, Politico-economic history of Japan’s modernization


Hideaki Goto

Ph.D. in Applied Economics, Cornell University, 2009
Courses: Microeconomics I: Price Theory, Development Economics, Interactions, Institutions, and Economic Development, Global Market Seminar

Chien-Yu Huang

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


Yusuke Jinnai

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester, 2013
Courses: Statistical Methods, Labor Economics, Japan’s Education System, Policy Evaluation


Robert F. Kane

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, North Carolina State University, 2013
Courses: Mathematics for Economics and Management, International Trade, Development Policy and Globalization


Ching-Yang Lin

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010
Courses: Monetary Economics and Policy Analysis, Macroeconomics II: Business Cycle and Growth Theory, Monetary Policy in Developing Countries


Cheng-Tao Tang

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, School of Economics, UNSW, 2016
Courses: Microeconomics II: Strategic Behavior and Information Analysis, Cost Benefit Analysis, Industrial Organization and Policy Analysis

Norio Usui

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, University of  Tokyo, 1996
Courses: Public Finance, Agricultural Development and Resource Revenue Management, Evolving Development Paradigms and Changing Operational Strategies of Development Organizations, Roles of Government and Entrepreneurs in Development


Chun Yee (Jenny) Wong

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

Akira Ariyoshi

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


Jiwon Jung

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy, Arizona State University, 2020
Courses: Public Human Resource Management, Leadership in the Public Sector, Research Methods


Seunghoo Lim

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

Ayako Nakamura

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Politics, University of Exeter, 2012
Courses: Public Administration, Public Organization Theory, Performance Management


Hun Myoung Park

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Public Policy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, May 2007
Courses: Information Policy and Management, Introduction to Policy Analysis, Introduction to Policy Modeling,  Survey Data Analysis

Chengwei Xu

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Public Policy and Global Affairs, Nanyang Technological University, 2018
Courses: Managing Public Organizations

Kyohei Yamada

Ph.D. in Political Science, Yale University, 2013
Courses: Local Government and Public Service, Japanese Government and Politics, Political Institutions and Governance

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

Takahiro AKITA

Professor Emeritus, International University of Japan

Katsutoshi FUSHIMI

Research Fellow, JICA Ogata Research Institute, Japan International Cooperation Agency


Professor, School of Global Studies and Collaboration, Aoyama Gakuin University


Professor, Faculty of Sustainability Studies, Hosei University


Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)


Professor Emeritus, International University of Japan