Faculty Profiles

★PhD Faculty Member

IDP/PMPP

Hideaki Goto

Professor
Ph.D. in Applied Economics, Cornell University, 2009
Courses: Microeconomics I: Price Theory, Development Economics, Public Finance

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

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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, 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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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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Seunghoo Lim

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

Dayashankar Maurya

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Public Policy, National University of Singapore, 2015
Courses: Collaborative and Participatory Governance, Managing Public Organizations, Case Study Method

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Hun Myoung Park

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

Shugo Shinohara ★

Assistant Professor and Program Director of PMPP

Ph.D. in Public Administration, Rutgers University-Newark, 2016
Courses: Public Administration, 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, Applied Econometrics, Cross-Sectional and Panel Data Analysis, Environmental and Health Economics

Kyohei Yamadai

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

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, Macroeconomic 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

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

Dean and 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 up to the 1980s, Japanese Public Finance and Administration, 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, International Political Economy and Japan’s Development Path

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Noboru Yamaguchi

Professor
Master of Arts, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1988
Courses: Contemporary International Security Issues: National and Human, Japanese National Security Policy and Its Impact on Development

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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

Toshiro OZAWA

Former Ambassador of Philippines

Part-time Lecturers

Kuniaki AMATSU

Senior Chief, JICA Research Institute,
Japan International Cooperation Agency

Akiko OKAMATSU

Professor, Faculty of Sustainability Studies, Hosei University

Andrea PRESSELLO

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

Hiroaki SHIGA

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

Hideko SAKURAI

Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University