|Position： President, IDE-JETRO|
|Specialty： Area studies, International Relations, Politics|
Role in this research group：
Research Supervision, Studies of World and Area Order Transformation and Government.
Education and Research Experience：
Bachelor of Liberal Arts, University of Tokyo, 1972
Master of International Relations, University of Tokyo, 1974
Assistant, Institute of Oriental Culture, Graduate School of Arts and Science University of Tokyo, 1975
Assistant Professor, Arts and Science, University of Tokyo, 1979
Ph.D, Cornell University, 1986
Assistant Professor, Cornell University, 1987
Assistant Project Manager, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 1989
Associate Professor, Cornell University, 1990
Professor, Cornell University, 1996
Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, 1996
Vice President and Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, 2005
President, IDE-JETRO, 2007 - Present
Non-Standing Executive Member, Council for Science and Technology Policy, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, 2011- (2009-2010 Executive Member)
President and Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, 2011 - 2016
Main Research Achievement：
- 『How China changes Eastern Asia』（Co-authored with Caroline S. Hau）、Chuokoron-Shinsha、2012.
- Beyond Japan: The Dynamics of East Asian Regionalism, (jointly edited with Peter J. Katzenstain), Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006.
- •Yomiuri-Yoshino Sakuzo Award for “Umi no Teikoku” (The Making of a Region, Tokyo: Chuokoron, 2000), 2000.
- Network Power: Japan and Asia, (jointly edited with Peter J. Katzenstain), Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997.
- Suntory Academic Award for “Indonesia: Kokka to Seiji” ((Government and Politics in Indonesia) Tokyo: Libroport, 1990), 1992.
- Ohira Masayoshi Asia Pacific Award for “An Age in Motion: Popular Radicalism in Java, 1912-1926” (Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1990), 1991.
Medal with Purple Ribbon, 2007