Senior Adjunct Fellow

Tsutomu Kikuchi (Professor of international political economy, Aoyama Gakuin University)
[Expertise] International political economy of the Asia-Pacific, APEC, Japanese foreign policy

Akihiko Tanaka (Professor, Department of Pioneering Asian Studies at the University of Tokyo)
[Expertise] International politics in Asia

Fumiaki Kubo (Professor in the faculty of law at the University of Tokyo)
[Expertise] American politics and foreign policy

Akio Takahara (Professor, University of Tokyo)
[Expertise] Current Chinese Politics and International Relations in East Asia

Adjunct Fellow

Hideaki Asahi (Former professor of international security, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo / Former ambassador to East Timor)

Matake Kamiya (Professor, National Defense Academy)
[Expertise]Security, Japan-US Alliance

Hideaki Kaneda (Director, The Okazaki Institute)
[Expertise] National security, maritime security, and ballistic cruise missle defense

Hideya Kurata (Professor, National Defense Academy)
[Expertise] North and South Korean politics and foreign relations, international security

Toshihiro Nakayama (Professor, Faculty of Policy Management Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University)
[Expertise] U.S. politics and foreign policy; Japan-U.S. relations; international relations

Mutsuyoshi Nishimura (Special Advisor to the Cabinet)

Saadia M. Pekkanen (Professor, University of Washington)

Kyoichi Wakayama (Director, Japanese Secretariat of Japan-China Joint Study)

Katsuyuki Yakushiji (Professor, Toyo University)

Valérie Niquet
[Research Topic] "Japan-China relations"

Junior Visiting Fellow

Hideyuki Miura

Toru Fukakushi

Executive Officers

President and Director General: Yoshiji Nogami

Director General (Acting): Koichi Ai

Executive Director and Secretary General: Tetsuo Takagi

Director of Research Coordination: Yasutaka Miyazawa

Senior Research Adviser

Seiichiro Takagi
[Expertise] International Politics, Chinese studies, International Relations of Asian Pacific region

Senior Fellow

Hirofumi Tosaki (Senior fellow of the Center for the Promotion of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation)
[Expertise] Arms control, disarmament, nuclear non-proliferation

Tetsuo Kotani
[Expertise] Japan-US Alliance, Maritime Security


Naoko Funatsu
[Expertise] American Politics and Foreign Relations

Hironori Fushita
[Expertise] Political and economic issues in Russia

Ryosuke Hanada
[Expertise] Political and economic issues in Australia, India and ASEAN

Tomoki Iimura
[Expertise] Political and Economic Issues in Korean Peninsula

Shinya Kadozaki
[Expertise] Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations

Mari Nukii
[Expertise] Politics, Societies, Cultures and Histories of the Middle East Countries

Kensuke Yanagida
[Expertise] International Economy, Development Issues, APEC

Visiting Fellow


Dr. Irina Angelescu (U.S.and Romania)
International Affairs Specialist and member of the U.S. Department of State Federal Service Family Reserve Corps
[Research Topic]
"Budding Ties? Europe’s Evolving Relations with Japan in Light
  of Brexit; Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy”

Dr. Monika Chansoria (India)
Senior Fellow and Head of China and East Asian Studies Programme, Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS)
[Research Topic]
“Cooperative Security in the Indo-Pacific: Significance
  and Future of Indo-Japanese Strategic Partnership”

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Japan Digital Library Archive of high-quality scholary works translated from Japanese to English


JIIA Annual Brochure 2017

A highlight of JIIA's recent activities and a summary of its organization.



Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.666 November 2017 "The Rule of Law in Diplomacy"


What Do Alliances Mean to the US?
(Fumiaki Kubo ed., 2013)

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