1993 B.A., Political Science, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
1995 M.A., International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University
Academic and Professional Career:
1996 Research Fellow, Department of Current Affairs, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE)
1998 Research Fellow, Department of Area Studies I, IDE
2002－2004 Visiting Research Fellow, Center for Asia Pacific Studies, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2005 Associate Senior Research Fellow, Research and Coordination Division, Research Planning Department, IDE
Apr.2006－Present Associate Senior Research Fellow, Southeast Asian Studies Group I, Area Studies Center, IDE
Field of Specialization: Indonesian Politics, Comparative Politics
Role in the project: Indonesian Studies（Politics）
“Political Reform in the Post-Soeharto Era,” in Yuri Sato, ed., Indonesia Entering a New Era: Abdurrahman Wahid Government and Its Challenge. IDE Sport Survey No.17, Tokyo: Institute of Developing Economies, 2000.
“Politics of the 1945 Constitution: Democratization and Its Impact on Political Institutions in Indonesia,” I.D.E. Research Papers No.3, September 2003.
“Indonesia’s Development Policy in Historical Perspective,” Background Paper No.2 for the JICA-IDE Joint Workshop on Indonesia’s Development Strategy and Future Direction of JICA’s Assistance in Indonesia. Jakarta, Japan International Cooperation Agency, 2008.
“Consensus and Democracy in Indonesia: Musyawarah-Mufakat Revisited,” IDE Discussion Paper No.308, September 2011.
“Presidentialism and Political Parties in Indonesia: Why Are All Parties Not Presidentialized?” IDE Discussion Paper No.409, March 2013.
“President Restrained: Effects of Parliamentary Rule and Coalition Government on Indonesia’s Presidentialism,” in Yuko Kasuya ed., Presidents, Assemblies and Policy-making in Asia. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013: 156-193.