Members

Ikeuchi Lab.
Project Members

Ikeuchi Lab.

Satoshi IKEUCHI

Professor of Religion and Global Security, RCAST, University of Tokyo
Islamic Political Thought, Middle East Politics

Satoshi Ikeuchi is Professor of the Division of Religion and Global Security at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of the University of Tokyo. He is the founding head of the RCAST Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies (ROLES).

For the year 2022-2023, he is Senior Visiting Scholar in Residence at the Moshe Dayan Center (MDC) for Middle Eastern and African Studies of Tel Aviv University.

He is a scholar on Islamic political thought and the Middle East politics. As a leading public intellectual in Japan, he has been vigorously publishing on the Middle East and Islamic affairs.

His first publication based on his doctoral studies, Gendai Arabu-no Shakai Shiso: Shumatsuron-to Isramu-shugi (Contemporary Arab Social Thought: Eschatology and Islamism), was published in 2002 and earned Osaragi Jiro Prize for Critical Works. He also earned Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities in 2009 for his book Islamu Sekai-no Ronjikata (Methods of Discussing Islam).

His book on the Islamic State Isulamu Koku no Shogeki (The Impact of the Islamic State) published in January 2015 was a nation-wide best seller in Japan and awarded Mainichi Publishing Cultural Prize. His recent publication includes Saikusu Piko Kyotei: Hyakunen no Jubaku (Sykes-Picot Agreement: One Hundred Years of Obsession) in 2016 and Shiiaha to Sunniha (Shite and Sunnite) in 2018 both published from Shinchosha. He is the recipient of the 12th Nakasone Yasuhiro Prize in 2016 for his academic works and social engagements.

His collection of literary essays and book reviews Shomotsu not Unmei (The Fate of Books) published in 2006 and earned Mainichi Book Review Award for the year.

He was a visiting professor at the Alexandria University 2007-2008, Japan Scholar chair visiting scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2009 and Visiting Fellow at the Clare Hall, University of Cambridge in 2010. 

He specializes in Middle East politics and Arab-Islamic Thought, particularly on global Jihadism and its implications for international security.

Guibourg DELAMOTTE

Tokyo College Visiting Associate Professor, University of Tokyo

Areas of Expertise:
Security and International Relations in Asia
Japanese Foreign and Defense Policies
Japanese Internal Politics and Political System

Dr. Guibourg Delamotte is Senior Lecturer (MCF HDR, habilitated to supervise research) of Political science at the Japanese studies department of the French Institute of Oriental Studies (Inalco).

Concurrently, she is a Visiting Associate Professor at the Tokyo College of the University of Tokyo, for the most part, online, from October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022. Her physical visit to Tokyo and in-person lectures are scheduled to be in the summer of 2022 at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP).

During her visiting term at the University of Tokyo, she belongs to Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of the University of Tokyo as a Visiting Fellow and participates research activities and education at the Division of Religion and Global Security of RCAST and particular ROLES (RCAST Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies).

Yu KOIZUMI

Yu KOIZUMI is a lecturer at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo.

Areas of Expertise:
Russian Military Thought
Russian National Security Policy
Politics and International Relations of the Former Soviet Republics
Defence Tecunologies

Previously, Yu has held various positions, including Assistant Analyst at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Research Fellow at Institute for Future Engineering (IFENG), Research Fellow at the National Diet Library, and also a visiting researcher at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAN).

His publication in Japanese includes (in English translation titles): Whither Russian Military?, 2011; Putin's National Strategy: "Major Power" Russia at a Crossroads, 2016; Russia as a Military Power: New Global Strategy and Principles of Behavior, 2016. 

His book "Teikoku" Roshia no Chiseigaku (Geopolitics of Russian "Empire") published in 2019 was awarded Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities in that year.

His latest book is Gendai Russia no Gunji Shiso (Military Thought in Contemporary Russia) published in 2021.

Yu has presented and published extensively on national security policies and strategies of Russia and the former Soviet republics, as well as defense technologies.

Yu holds a BA in Social Sciences and a MA in Political Science from Waseda University.

日本

Ryo HINATA-YAMAGUCHI

Project Assistant Professor
Asian Politics and International Relations, Strategy and Defense, Transport Security

Working Group 4 on the Emerging Issues in Security Studies
Working Group 5 on Indo-Pacific Transport Security (Chair)
Sub-Working Group 1 on Satellite Imagery Analysis Project
Sub-Working Group 2 on Tabletop Exercises (Chair)

Ryo HINATA-YAMAGUCHI is a Project Assistant Professor and Executive Director at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies (ROLES) of the University of Tokyo, and is also an Adjunct Fellow at the Pacific Forum. Ryo has presented, published, and consulted on a variety of topics relating to defense and security, and transport governance in the Indo-Pacific. Ryo previously served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (reserve) and also held positions at the Pusan National University, Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang, FM Bird Entertainment Agency, International Crisis Group Seoul Office, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Australia, and the Japan Foundation Sydney Language Centre. Ryo received his PhD from the University of New South Wales, MA in Strategic and Defense Studies and BA in Security Analysis from the Australian National University and was also a Korea Foundation Language Training Fellow.

Twitter: @tigerrhy

Wakako ITO

Senior Program Coordinator

Ichiro KAJI

Ichiro Kaji is a Project Researcher, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo.
His research focuses on the provisions of the Japan-US Security Treaty, especially Article X which defines the duration of the treaty. He is currently building an online database of historical records of Japan-US relations on ROLES website.
He obtained his Ph.D. in Law and Politics from Osaka University in 2021. He was a Specially Appointed Fellow at Center for the Study of Co*Design, Osaka University(2018-2021).

Amane TANAKA

Amane TANAKA is a Project Researcher at Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo.

His research interests include Contemporary Chinese Politics and China-Central Asia relations. He is a co-editor of Changing Politics and Social Groups in China: The Challenges of Transition (2013, in Japanese) and Chinese Muslims Area Studies (2012, in Japanese). In addition, he has published articles on China-Central Asia relations through the lens of the security-development nexus, China’s state-building processes under the CCP rule, and regional autonomy in Xinjiang in the 1950s.

Yukie TATTA

Project Researcher

Working Group 2 on Middle Eastern and Islamic Alternatives (Coordinator)
Israel Week @ UTokyo Komaba Research Campus
Working Group 5 on Indo-Pacific Transport Security (Coordinator)
Sub-Working Group 2 on Tabletop Exercises (Coordinator)

Koji YAMASHIRO

Project Researcher

Nozomi KANO

Co-operative Research Fellow

Kohei TOYODA

Co-operative Research Fellow

Working Group 2 on Middle Eastern and Islamic Alternatives
Working Group 5 on Indo-Pacific Transport Security (Assistant Coordinator)
Sub-Working Group 2 on Tabletop Exercises (Assistant Coordinator)

Twitter: @toyodadesuyo

Toshiya TSUJITA

Alumni - Former Project Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Visiting Fellow, RCAST, University of Tokyo

Dr. Toshiya Tsujita is Associate Professor, College of Global Communication and Language, Kansai Gaidai University and concurrently conducts research projects as Project Adjunct Assistant Professor at the RCAST of the University of Tokyo, working for ROLES, particularly on projects regarding Israel and the international security in the Middle East. 

JHOU Jyun-Yu

Alumni

Project Members

Maki AOKI

Deputy-Director, Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center, Japan External Trade Organization, Institute of Developing Economies

Tetsuo KOTANI

Professor, Faculty of Language and Cultures, Meikai University; Senior Researcher, The Japan Institute of International Affairs

Keikichi TAKAHASHI

Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University

Jun SAITO

Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

Shin KAWASHIMA

Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Satoru MIYAMOTO

Professor, Faculty of Political Science & Economics, Seigakuin University
Visiting Fellow, RCAST, University of Tokyo

Jun HONNA

Professor, Ritsumeikan University

Yasuhiro MATSUDA

Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo

Takashi OKAMOTO

Professor, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto Prefectural University

Takashi SUZUKI

Associate Professor, School of Foreign Studies, Department of Chinese Studies, Aichi Prefectural University

Shinji YAMAGUCHI

Senior Researcher, Area Studies Department, The National Institute for Defense Studies

Kohei IMAI

Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

Masaki KAKIZAKI

Senior Associate Professor, Temple University Japan Campus

Dai YAMAO

Associate Professor, Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies Department, Kyushu University

Ayame SUZUKI

Professor, Faculty of Law, Doshisya University

Tatsuya KIKUCHI

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo

Shang-Su WU

Assistant Professor and Research Coordinator, Homeland Security Programme, Rabdan Academy

Saho MATSUMOTO

Professor, College of International Relations, Nihon University

Hideaki SHINODA

Professor, Institute of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Amane KOBAYASHI

Former Senior Researcher, JIME Center, The Institute of Energy
Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

Koji MURATA

Professor, Faculty of Law Department of Political Science, Doshisya University

Atsuko HIGASHINO

Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Hiroki SUGITA

Senior Staff Writer, Kyodo News

Kazuhiro TAKII

Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies

Yoshihiro NAKANISHI

Associate Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

Satoshi MACHIDORI

Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University

Toshihiro NAKAYAMA

Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

Yoshiyuki KOJIMA

Part-time Lecturer, Tezukayama University, Bukkyo University, Aichi Prefectural University

Hitoshi SUZUKI

Chief Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

Michito TSURUOKA

Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

Wataru KUSAKA

Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University

Yoko HIROSE

Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

Katsumi HIRANO

Chief Senior Researcher, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

Kyohei NORIMATSU

Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Masaaki OKAMOTO

Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

Kazuto SUZUKI

Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo

Ryo SAHASHI

Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo

Keiko IIZUKA

Editorial Writer, The Yomiuri Shimbun

Kyoko KUWAHARA

Research Fellow, The Japan Institute of International Affairs

Yukimi IKEDA

Assistant Secretary, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

Masaki IENAGA

Associate Professor, School of Arts and Sciences, Tokyo Woman's Christian University

Yoshihisa NISHIYAMA

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Institute for International Collaboration, Hokkaido University

Collin KOH Swee Lean

Research Fellow at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Ryo NAKAI

Associate Professor, Department of Policy Studies, The University of Kitakyushu

Koichiro KOMIYAMA

Visiting Scholar, Keio University Global Research Institute

Mitsutoyo MATSUMOTO

Professor, Faculty for the Study of Contemporary Society Department for the Study of Contemporary Society, Kyoto Women's University

Jiro NAKAI

Part-time Lecturer, Ryukoku University

Masakazu TAKAMORI

The President and CEO, Dafna Co. Ltd.

Kazuya SAKAMOTO

Professor Emeritus, Osaka University

Akifumi IKEDA

Visiting Researcher, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo/President, Toyo Eiwa University

Noboru IWASE

Energy Analyst; Representative Manager, Friday Forum 

Akiko YOSHIOKA

Chief Researcher, JIME Center, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

Christopher LAMONT

Assistant Dean of E-Track Programs and Associate Professor, Institute for International Strategy, Tokyo International University
Visiting Fellow, RCAST, University of Tokyo

Jeffrey ORDANIEL

Associate Professor, Institute for International Strategy, Tokyo International University

Asyura SALLEH

Co-Founder, Global Awareness & Impact Alliance

Aiko SHIMIZU

Adjunct Fellow, Pacific Forum

Ariel STENEK

PhD student, GRIPS Global Governance Program, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Ariel Stenek is a PhD student in the GRIPS Global Governance Program (Security and International Studies concentration) at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo. Previously she was director of the Young Leaders Program at Pacific Forum, an initiative that supports a global network of over 1,500 young professionals working in foreign policy and security studies, and was co-lead investigator of Pacific Forum's Women, Peace and Security program. Past positions include interning at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and working on UNESCO's Silk Roads Programme. She holds an M.A. in International Relations from Queen Mary, University of London (Paris campus) and a B.A. in Global Politics and Societies with a minor in European Studies from the University of San Francisco. Her research interests include maritime security, U.S.-Japan relations, and Indo-Pacific security architecture.

Masashi MURANO

Japan Chair Fellow, Hudson Institute

Ikeuchi Lab.

Satoshi IKEUCHI

Professor of Religion and Global Security, RCAST, University of Tokyo
Islamic Political Thought, Middle East Politics

Satoshi Ikeuchi is Professor of the Division of Religion and Global Security at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of the University of Tokyo. He is the founding head of the RCAST Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies (ROLES).

For the year 2022-2023, he is Senior Visiting Scholar in Residence at the Moshe Dayan Center (MDC) for Middle Eastern and African Studies of Tel Aviv University.

He is a scholar on Islamic political thought and the Middle East politics. As a leading public intellectual in Japan, he has been vigorously publishing on the Middle East and Islamic affairs.

His first publication based on his doctoral studies, Gendai Arabu-no Shakai Shiso: Shumatsuron-to Isramu-shugi (Contemporary Arab Social Thought: Eschatology and Islamism), was published in 2002 and earned Osaragi Jiro Prize for Critical Works. He also earned Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities in 2009 for his book Islamu Sekai-no Ronjikata (Methods of Discussing Islam).

His book on the Islamic State Isulamu Koku no Shogeki (The Impact of the Islamic State) published in January 2015 was a nation-wide best seller in Japan and awarded Mainichi Publishing Cultural Prize. His recent publication includes Saikusu Piko Kyotei: Hyakunen no Jubaku (Sykes-Picot Agreement: One Hundred Years of Obsession) in 2016 and Shiiaha to Sunniha (Shite and Sunnite) in 2018 both published from Shinchosha. He is the recipient of the 12th Nakasone Yasuhiro Prize in 2016 for his academic works and social engagements.

His collection of literary essays and book reviews Shomotsu not Unmei (The Fate of Books) published in 2006 and earned Mainichi Book Review Award for the year.

He was a visiting professor at the Alexandria University 2007-2008, Japan Scholar chair visiting scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2009 and Visiting Fellow at the Clare Hall, University of Cambridge in 2010. 

He specializes in Middle East politics and Arab-Islamic Thought, particularly on global Jihadism and its implications for international security.

Guibourg DELAMOTTE

Tokyo College Visiting Associate Professor, University of Tokyo

Areas of Expertise:
Security and International Relations in Asia
Japanese Foreign and Defense Policies
Japanese Internal Politics and Political System

Dr. Guibourg Delamotte is Senior Lecturer (MCF HDR, habilitated to supervise research) of Political science at the Japanese studies department of the French Institute of Oriental Studies (Inalco).

Concurrently, she is a Visiting Associate Professor at the Tokyo College of the University of Tokyo, for the most part, online, from October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022. Her physical visit to Tokyo and in-person lectures are scheduled to be in the summer of 2022 at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP).

During her visiting term at the University of Tokyo, she belongs to Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of the University of Tokyo as a Visiting Fellow and participates research activities and education at the Division of Religion and Global Security of RCAST and particular ROLES (RCAST Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies).

Yu KOIZUMI

Yu KOIZUMI is a lecturer at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo.

Areas of Expertise:
Russian Military Thought
Russian National Security Policy
Politics and International Relations of the Former Soviet Republics
Defence Tecunologies

Previously, Yu has held various positions, including Assistant Analyst at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Research Fellow at Institute for Future Engineering (IFENG), Research Fellow at the National Diet Library, and also a visiting researcher at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAN).

His publication in Japanese includes (in English translation titles): Whither Russian Military?, 2011; Putin's National Strategy: "Major Power" Russia at a Crossroads, 2016; Russia as a Military Power: New Global Strategy and Principles of Behavior, 2016. 

His book "Teikoku" Roshia no Chiseigaku (Geopolitics of Russian "Empire") published in 2019 was awarded Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities in that year.

His latest book is Gendai Russia no Gunji Shiso (Military Thought in Contemporary Russia) published in 2021.

Yu has presented and published extensively on national security policies and strategies of Russia and the former Soviet republics, as well as defense technologies.

Yu holds a BA in Social Sciences and a MA in Political Science from Waseda University.

日本

Ryo HINATA-YAMAGUCHI

Project Assistant Professor
Asian Politics and International Relations, Strategy and Defense, Transport Security

Working Group 4 on the Emerging Issues in Security Studies
Working Group 5 on Indo-Pacific Transport Security (Chair)
Sub-Working Group 1 on Satellite Imagery Analysis Project
Sub-Working Group 2 on Tabletop Exercises (Chair)

Ryo HINATA-YAMAGUCHI is a Project Assistant Professor and Executive Director at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies (ROLES) of the University of Tokyo, and is also an Adjunct Fellow at the Pacific Forum. Ryo has presented, published, and consulted on a variety of topics relating to defense and security, and transport governance in the Indo-Pacific. Ryo previously served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (reserve) and also held positions at the Pusan National University, Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang, FM Bird Entertainment Agency, International Crisis Group Seoul Office, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Australia, and the Japan Foundation Sydney Language Centre. Ryo received his PhD from the University of New South Wales, MA in Strategic and Defense Studies and BA in Security Analysis from the Australian National University and was also a Korea Foundation Language Training Fellow.

Twitter: @tigerrhy

Wakako ITO

Senior Program Coordinator

Ichiro KAJI

Ichiro Kaji is a Project Researcher, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo.
His research focuses on the provisions of the Japan-US Security Treaty, especially Article X which defines the duration of the treaty. He is currently building an online database of historical records of Japan-US relations on ROLES website.
He obtained his Ph.D. in Law and Politics from Osaka University in 2021. He was a Specially Appointed Fellow at Center for the Study of Co*Design, Osaka University(2018-2021).

Amane TANAKA

Amane TANAKA is a Project Researcher at Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo.

His research interests include Contemporary Chinese Politics and China-Central Asia relations. He is a co-editor of Changing Politics and Social Groups in China: The Challenges of Transition (2013, in Japanese) and Chinese Muslims Area Studies (2012, in Japanese). In addition, he has published articles on China-Central Asia relations through the lens of the security-development nexus, China’s state-building processes under the CCP rule, and regional autonomy in Xinjiang in the 1950s.

Yukie TATTA

Project Researcher

Working Group 2 on Middle Eastern and Islamic Alternatives (Coordinator)
Israel Week @ UTokyo Komaba Research Campus
Working Group 5 on Indo-Pacific Transport Security (Coordinator)
Sub-Working Group 2 on Tabletop Exercises (Coordinator)

Koji YAMASHIRO

Project Researcher

Nozomi KANO

Co-operative Research Fellow

Kohei TOYODA

Co-operative Research Fellow

Working Group 2 on Middle Eastern and Islamic Alternatives
Working Group 5 on Indo-Pacific Transport Security (Assistant Coordinator)
Sub-Working Group 2 on Tabletop Exercises (Assistant Coordinator)

Twitter: @toyodadesuyo

Toshiya TSUJITA

Alumni - Former Project Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Visiting Fellow, RCAST, University of Tokyo

Dr. Toshiya Tsujita is Associate Professor, College of Global Communication and Language, Kansai Gaidai University and concurrently conducts research projects as Project Adjunct Assistant Professor at the RCAST of the University of Tokyo, working for ROLES, particularly on projects regarding Israel and the international security in the Middle East. 

JHOU Jyun-Yu

Alumni

Project Members

Maki AOKI

Deputy-Director, Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center, Japan External Trade Organization, Institute of Developing Economies

Tetsuo KOTANI

Professor, Faculty of Language and Cultures, Meikai University; Senior Researcher, The Japan Institute of International Affairs

Keikichi TAKAHASHI

Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University

Jun SAITO

Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

Shin KAWASHIMA

Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Satoru MIYAMOTO

Professor, Faculty of Political Science & Economics, Seigakuin University
Visiting Fellow, RCAST, University of Tokyo

Jun HONNA

Professor, Ritsumeikan University

Yasuhiro MATSUDA

Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo

Takashi OKAMOTO

Professor, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto Prefectural University

Takashi SUZUKI

Associate Professor, School of Foreign Studies, Department of Chinese Studies, Aichi Prefectural University

Shinji YAMAGUCHI

Senior Researcher, Area Studies Department, The National Institute for Defense Studies

Kohei IMAI

Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

Masaki KAKIZAKI

Senior Associate Professor, Temple University Japan Campus

Dai YAMAO

Associate Professor, Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies Department, Kyushu University

Ayame SUZUKI

Professor, Faculty of Law, Doshisya University

Tatsuya KIKUCHI

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo

Shang-Su WU

Assistant Professor and Research Coordinator, Homeland Security Programme, Rabdan Academy

Saho MATSUMOTO

Professor, College of International Relations, Nihon University

Hideaki SHINODA

Professor, Institute of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Amane KOBAYASHI

Former Senior Researcher, JIME Center, The Institute of Energy
Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

Koji MURATA

Professor, Faculty of Law Department of Political Science, Doshisya University

Atsuko HIGASHINO

Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Hiroki SUGITA

Senior Staff Writer, Kyodo News

Kazuhiro TAKII

Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies

Yoshihiro NAKANISHI

Associate Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

Satoshi MACHIDORI

Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University

Toshihiro NAKAYAMA

Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

Yoshiyuki KOJIMA

Part-time Lecturer, Tezukayama University, Bukkyo University, Aichi Prefectural University

Hitoshi SUZUKI

Chief Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

Michito TSURUOKA

Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

Wataru KUSAKA

Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University

Yoko HIROSE

Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

Katsumi HIRANO

Chief Senior Researcher, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization

Kyohei NORIMATSU

Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Masaaki OKAMOTO

Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

Kazuto SUZUKI

Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo

Ryo SAHASHI

Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo

Keiko IIZUKA

Editorial Writer, The Yomiuri Shimbun

Kyoko KUWAHARA

Research Fellow, The Japan Institute of International Affairs

Yukimi IKEDA

Assistant Secretary, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

Masaki IENAGA

Associate Professor, School of Arts and Sciences, Tokyo Woman's Christian University

Yoshihisa NISHIYAMA

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Institute for International Collaboration, Hokkaido University

Collin KOH Swee Lean

Research Fellow at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Ryo NAKAI

Associate Professor, Department of Policy Studies, The University of Kitakyushu

Koichiro KOMIYAMA

Visiting Scholar, Keio University Global Research Institute

Mitsutoyo MATSUMOTO

Professor, Faculty for the Study of Contemporary Society Department for the Study of Contemporary Society, Kyoto Women's University

Jiro NAKAI

Part-time Lecturer, Ryukoku University

Masakazu TAKAMORI

The President and CEO, Dafna Co. Ltd.

Kazuya SAKAMOTO

Professor Emeritus, Osaka University

Akifumi IKEDA

Visiting Researcher, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo/President, Toyo Eiwa University

Noboru IWASE

Energy Analyst; Representative Manager, Friday Forum 

Akiko YOSHIOKA

Chief Researcher, JIME Center, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

Christopher LAMONT

Assistant Dean of E-Track Programs and Associate Professor, Institute for International Strategy, Tokyo International University
Visiting Fellow, RCAST, University of Tokyo

Jeffrey ORDANIEL

Associate Professor, Institute for International Strategy, Tokyo International University

Asyura SALLEH

Co-Founder, Global Awareness & Impact Alliance

Aiko SHIMIZU

Adjunct Fellow, Pacific Forum

Ariel STENEK

PhD student, GRIPS Global Governance Program, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Ariel Stenek is a PhD student in the GRIPS Global Governance Program (Security and International Studies concentration) at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo. Previously she was director of the Young Leaders Program at Pacific Forum, an initiative that supports a global network of over 1,500 young professionals working in foreign policy and security studies, and was co-lead investigator of Pacific Forum's Women, Peace and Security program. Past positions include interning at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and working on UNESCO's Silk Roads Programme. She holds an M.A. in International Relations from Queen Mary, University of London (Paris campus) and a B.A. in Global Politics and Societies with a minor in European Studies from the University of San Francisco. Her research interests include maritime security, U.S.-Japan relations, and Indo-Pacific security architecture.

Masashi MURANO

Japan Chair Fellow, Hudson Institute