Faculty Profiles

★PhD Faculty Member

IDP/PMPP

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Yongjin Chang

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

Hideaki Goto

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

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Yusuke Jinnai

Associate Professor and Program Director of IDP
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester, 2013
Courses: Statistical Methods, Japan’s Education System and Its Impact on Development, Policy Evaluation, Global Market Seminar

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Robert F. Kane

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

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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

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Public Administration, Florida State University, 2015
Courses: Public Policy Process,  Environmental Policy and Disaster Management, Collaborative and Participatory Governance

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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

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Hun Myoung Park

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Public Policy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, May 2007
Courses: Macroeconomics I: Income Theory, Macroeconomics and Policy Analysis, Time Series Analysis

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Shugo Shinohara ★

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Public Administration, Rutgers University-Newark, 2016
Courses: Public Finance and Budgeting, Research Methodology,Capital Budgeting and Debt Management

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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

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Chun Yee (Jenny) Wong

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of New South Wales, 2013
Courses: 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

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Nawalage S. Cooray

Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Nagoya, Japan, 1996
Courses: Essentials of Economics, International Political Economy: Comparative Perspectives, Economics of Poverty and Inequality: 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 Organization, International Politics, International Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, International Relations and Foreign Policy of Japan and Their Impact on Development

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, International Relations in Southeast Asia

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Osamu Nakamura

Professor
Ph. D. in Economics, Soka University, 2012
Courses: Contemporary Japanese Economy, Postwar Japanese Economy and Its International Expansion, Japanese Public Finance and Administration and Its Impact on Development, International Economic Systems and Order

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Motohide Saji

Professor
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Chicago, 2006
Courses: Human Rights and Global Justice: Cultures, Gender, and Equality, Global Civil Society: Citizenship and Democracy, Social Issues in Contemporary Japan: Modern and Postmodern

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Tomohito Shinoda

Professor
Ph.D. in International Relations, Johns Hopkins University, 1994
Courses: History of International Relations, American Foreign Policy, Postwar Japanese Politics and Its Impact on Development, International Political Economy Surrounding Japan

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Noboru Yamaguchi

Dean and Professor
Master of Arts, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1988
Courses: Contemporary International Security Issues: National and Human, Japanese National Security Issues: National and Human

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Shinichi Watanabe

IR Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Minnesota, 1983
Courses: Poverty, War and Human Security, Environment, Sustainable Development, and Human Security,  Refugees, Migrants, and Human Security

Joint-Appointment Faculty

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

Hideki HAYASHI 

Professor, Meiji University, Specially Appointed Fellow, Organization for International Collaboration,Japan Center for Economic Research

Visiting Faculty

Jun ARIMA

Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo

Kinichi Komano

Ambassador to Afghanistan, 2002-2004 Ambassador to Ethiopia, 2006-2010 Ambassador to Iran, 2010-2012

Toshiro OZAWA

Former Ambassador of Philippines

Part-time Lecturers

Kuniaki AMATSU

Senior Deputy Chief, JICA Research Institute,
Japan International Cooperation Agency

Andrea PRESSELLO

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

Hiroaki SHIGA

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

Kyohei YAMADA

Specially Appointed Associate Professor, College of Business, Rikkyo University