Senior Adjunct Fellow

Naoya Okuwaki (Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo)
[Expertise] International Law

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)

Yuichi Hosoya (Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University)
[Expertise] Dplomatic History, British Diplomatic History

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

Kenichi Kawasaki
[Expertise] Macroeconomic Policy, Business Cycles, Economic Outlook

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)

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

Katsuyuki Yakushiji (Professor, Toyo University)

Senior Visiting Fellow

Monika Chansoria (The Centre for Land Warfare Studies, India)

Jonathan Berkshire Miller (Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada; Council on International Policy, Canada )

Valerie Niquét (Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, France)

Thomas Wilkins (University of Sydney, Australia)

Junior Visiting Fellow

Yoshiaki Takayama

Executive Officers

President and Director General: Yoshiji Nogami

Director General (Acting): Koichi Ai

Executive Director and Secretary General: Tetsuo Takagi

Director of Research Coordination: Shu Nakagawa

Senior Research Adviser

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

Special Research Fellow

Kohei Saito

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

Kazumasa Hayamaru
[Expertise] Chinese Modern Foreign Relations

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

Miho Okada
[Expertise] Russian Security Pollicy

Kiyomi Okubo

Shigeru Osugi
[Expertise] CTBT

Shunsuke Sato
[Expertise] Political Issues in Europe

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

Visiting Fellow


Mr Yechiam Brot (Israel)
Senior Analyst, Center for Policy Research, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
[Research Topic]
"US Commitment towards its allies in Asia: The Japanese case"

Mr. Edward Schwarck (UK)
Visiting Fellow, Council on Strategic and Wargaming Studies, Taiwan
[Research Topic]
"Chinese Influence Operations in Japan"

Dr. Michal Makocki (Poland)
Senior Associate Analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies.
[Research Topic]
"The potential for EU-Japan cooperation on global security issues"

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


JIIA Annual Brochure 2018

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



Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.671 May 2018 "New Issues in the Middle East"

Japan Review

Vol.1 No.3 Spring 2018


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

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