1971 B.A.,College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
1973 M.A., Graduate School, Division of Sociology, University of Tokyo
1989 Ph.D.(Political Science), Cornell University
Academic and Professional Career:
1980 Research Associate, University of Tokyo
1981 Associate Professor, University of Tokyo
1991 Professor, University of Tokyo
Apr. 2008 Professor, GRIPS
Oct. 2008 Vice-President of JICA & Director of JICA Research Institute Visiting Professor, GRIPS
2011－Mar. 2014 Vice President and Senior Professor, GRIPS, Senior Research Advisor, JICA Research Institute
Apr. 2014 –Present Senior Professor, GRIPS
Field of Specialization: Comparative Politics, International Political Economy
Role in the Project: Latin American Studies Overall management of the project
“Old Japan, New Japan: Explaining the Changing Nature of Japan’s Political Economy,” Political Science in Asia, 3(1/2), 37-59, 2007/08.
Hikaku seiji ―Chunanbei [Comparative Politics: Latin America], Hoso Daigaku Kyoiku Shinkokai , 201 pages, 2008.
“Raten amerika no seiji ―Ken’i shugi taisei kara minshusei e” [Politics in Latin America: From Authoritarianism to Democracy],” Latin America Jiho, No.1385, 13-19, 2009.
“Kisei kanwa no seiji katei ―Nani ga kawattanoka?” [ Political Process of Deregulation: What has changed?] , in S. Teranishi, ed., Kozo mondai to kisei kanwa [Structural Problems and Deregulation], Keio Univ.Press, 77-147, 2010.
“Capacity Traps and Legitimacy Traps: Development Assistance and State Building in Fragile Situation,” coauthored with S. Takeuchi and R. Murotani, in Kharas, Homi, K. Makino & W. Jung, eds., Catalyzing
Development: A New Vision for Aid, Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 127-54, 2011.
“Chuto/kita-afurika ni okeru seiji hendo no kyakkanteki yoin to shukanteki yoin” [Objective and Subjective Factors in Political Transformation in Middle East and North Africa], Chiiki Kenkyu, Vol.12. No.1., 55-66, 2012.
“Kaihatu enjo ―Senryaku enjo to kokusai koken ”[Development Assistance: National Strategy vs.International Contributions], in R. Oshiba, ed., Nippon no gaiko 5 : Taigai seisaku kadai hen [Diplomacy of Japan Vol.5 : Issues in Foreign Policy ], Iwanami Shoten, 173-97, 2013.
“State-Building, Economic Development, and Democracy in Modern Japan 1868-1968,” in K. Otsuka & T. Shiraishi, eds., State Building and Development, Routledge, forthco