Akitoshi Miyashita

Department of International Relations

Dean of the E-Track Program


Email: miyashi@tiu.ac.jp
Last updated: December 1, 2022 5:44 pm

⬛ Education

1997 Ph.D. - Columbia, Department of Political Science.
1989 M.A. - International Affairs, American University
1987 B.A. - International Studies, Tokyo International University

⬛ Teaching and Research Interests

Global Politics, Japanese Foreign Policy, War and Public Memory

⬛ Academic Appointments

2011 Visiting Scholar, Swedish Institute of International Affairs
2008-2009 Visiting Scholar, University of California, Irvine
2007-2008 Visiting Fellow, Vanderbilt University
2007 - Professor, Tokyo International University
2002-2007 Associate Professor, Tokyo International University
2000-2002 Assistant Professor, Tokyo International University
1997-2000 Assistant Professor, Drake University

⬛ Fellowships & Grants

2015-2016 Suntory Foundation Research Grant
2007-2008 Fulbright Research Grant
2002-2004 Research Institute for Peace and Security Fellow

⬛ Selected Publications/Conference Papers

Handbook on Postwar Japanese Foreign Policy (in Japanese, Minerva Shobo, 2017).
Limits to Power: Asymmetric Dependence and Japan’s Foreign Aid Policy (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2003).
Japanese Foreign Policy in Asia and the Pacific: Domestic Interests, American Pressure, and Regional Integration (Co-edited with Yoichiro Sato, New York: Palgrave 2001).
“Where Do Norms Come From? Foundations of Japan’s Postwar Pacifism,” International Relations of the Asia Pacific, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2007): 99-120.
“Gaiatsu and Japan's Foreign Aid: Rethinking the Reactive-Proactive Debate,” International Studies Quarterly. Vol. 43, No. 4 (1999): 695-732.
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