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List of Abe Fellows * Affiliations and positions are at the time of the awards.

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2017 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ABRAHAM, Dorothea LaChon Associate Professor, Information Systems College of William and Mary “A Comparative Analysis of the 2017 Cybersecurity Strategies of Japan and the United States: Implications for Healthcare and Government”
DANELY, Jason Allen Senior Lecturer, Social Science Oxford Brookes University  “Comparison of older ex-offender resettlement and community-based organizations for reducing recidivism in Japan and the United Kingdom”
DESOMBRE, Elizabeth R. Camilla Chandler Frost Professor of Environmental Studies, Environmental Studies Wellesley College “Comparative Influences on Port Sustainability”
ENDO, Noriko Project Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance Keio University “Reconsidering the role of the national government in U.S.-Japan Nuclear Liability”
IIZUKA, Toshiaki Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, Graduate School of Economics University of Tokyo “The Value of Medical Care in the US and Japan”
MONTGOMERY, Heather A. Senior Associate Professor, Department of Business and Economics International Christian University “Global Financial Stability in the wake of Banking Sector Consolidation: Evidence from Japan and the United States”
NAKAYA, Sumie Political Affairs Officer, Department of Peacekeeping Operations United Nations “Ceasefire planning in multi-layered armed conflicts: Towards a new model of violence management among heterogeneous armed groups”
OIKAWA, Koki Professor, School of Social Sciences Waseda University “Research on the impact of monetary policy on economic growth through reallocation among heterogeneous firms”
PARK, Albert L. Associate Professor of History, History Claremont McKenna College “Rural Ecology: Environmentalism, Building New Communities and Social Renewal in Korea and Japan”
THOMAS, Jolyon Baraka Assistant Professor, Religious Studies University of Pennsylvania “Religion, Morality, and Public School Education in Japan and the United States”

2017 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
NUWER, Rachel Freelance Journalist “Ivory Trade in Japan: Past, Present and Future”
KORMANN, Carolyn T. Contributing Writer; editor, research, The New Yorker's Web Department The New Yorker “Farmers, Soldiers, and a Knuckleballer: North Korea, Climate Change, and the Future of Japanese Gender Politics”
SCHULTE, Brigid F. Director, The Better Life Lab - Work-Life, Gender Equality and Social Policy Program New America Foundation “Overwork in Japan: Causes, Consequences and Prospects for Change”
ZEEBERG, Amos Charles Freelance Journalist “How to Invent the 21st Century's Great Lifesaver: Stem-Cell Therapy”“

2016 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
Darnall, Nicol Professor of Management and Public Policy, School of Public Affairs, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University “Sustainable Public Procurement in Japanese Local Governments: A Multicity and U.S. Cross-comparative Analysis”
Lee, Kyunghee Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Michigan State University “Comparative Analysis of the Effects of Poverty on Children's Developmental Outcomes: Japan and the U.S.”
Lee, Seitetsu Visiting Scientist, Global Health and Population, Harvard University “Enforcing the Health System for the Pandemic of Heart Failure in East Asia—A Comparison Between Korea and Japan”
Liff, Adam Assistant Professor of East Asian International Relations, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University at Bloomington “Japan and the Evolution of Washington's Post-Cold War Asia-Pacific Strategy”
MOONEY Jr, Charles Charles A. Heimbold, Jr. Professor of Law, Law School, University of Pennsylvania “Japanese Markets for Private Business Credit: Prospects for Modernizing Japanese Secured Transactions Law”
NISHIKAWA, Kunio Associate Professor, College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University “The Future Direction of Japan's Rice Farming Industry Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Regime: An Approach From California”
TANAKA, Shinsuke Assistant Professor of Economics, The Fletcher School, Tufts University “Clearing the Air: Comparing and Evaluating Environmental Policies in the Automobile Industry in Japan and the United States”
UCHIDA, Hirofumi Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University “Research on Startup Finance in the U.S.”
WATANABE, Kohei Associate Professor, Teikyo University “Food waste in Japan, US, and Europe—Detailed Grasp of the Magnitude, and Analyses on the Formation of Awareness”
YAMAMOTO, Ryoko Associate Professor, Sociology, State University of New York Old Westbury “Global Talents on the Local Job Markets: Academic Globalization and Post-Graduation Decision-Makings Among International Students in Japan and the United States”

2016 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
BERG, Nate Journalist, Freelance “Urbanization, Technology and the Evolution of Japanese Housing”
MASTERS, Jonathan Deputy Editor, Digital Editorial, Council on Foreign Relations “The Robot Revolution: Will Japan Stay Ahead of the Rest?”
SASAKO, Minako Staff writer, International News Department, The Yomiuri Shimbun “Widening Gap and Sustainable Society: Case Study of Sandy Springs”
SEMUELS, Alana Staff Writer, The Atlantic Monthly “Single Mothers in Japan and Sweden and the Strength of the Safety Net”

2015 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
HALL, Todd Associate Professor, International Relations, University of Oxford “Passions and Interests? Emotional Politics and Politicized Emotion in Sino-Japanese Relations”
HAYAMI, Yoko Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University “Dynamics of the Social Foundations of Care in the Era of Global Aging: Comparative Study between Industrializing Thailand and Post-Industrial Japan”
LEWALLEN, Ann-Elise Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara “Transnational Ecologies: Indigenous Ecological Practice, Civil Society, and Sustainable Development in India and Japan”
OKADA, Isao Senior Staff Writer, The Mainichi Shimbun   “After the Carnival: How to Prevent Olympic Stadiums from Becoming White Elephants—Learning from Experiences in Asia, America and Europe”
OKAMOTO, Akira Professor, Economics, Okayama University “Quantitative Analysis of Social Security Policies for Depopulating and Aging Societies”
SAIDEMAN, Stephen Paterson Chair in International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University “The Role of Parliamentarians Overseeing Armed Forces”
SASAKI, Miyuki Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nagoya City University “Effects of web-based communication tasks on the development of a sense of audience in learners of Japanese as an L2”
TSUGAWA, Yusuke Research Associate, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health “Assessing variation in physicians’ practice patterns and its impact on quality of care and healthcare spending in the U.S. and Japanese contexts”
UCHIDA, Hirotsugu Associate Professor, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island “Quota-based management for small-scale coastal fisheries: Towards better management of marine resources while preserving fishing communities”
WAKATABE, Masazumi Professor, Political Science and Economics, Waseda University “The Role of Economic Journalism in Economic Crises: A Comparative and Historical Study in Japan and the U.S.”

2015 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
NAKATSUKA, Kumiko Staff Writer, The Asahi Shimbun “Studying countermeasures to child poverty in Japan, the U.S. and EU”
SWEET, Cassandra Reporter, The Wall Street Journal “Development of renewable energy and storage in Japan
TAYLOR, Adam Staff Writer, The Washington Post “Going up? Japan’s race to build the fastest elevators in the world in a slowing China”
YAN, Sophia Reporter, CNN Money “Women Matter: Unlocking Japan’s Full Economic Potential”

2014 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
HAYASHI, Kaori Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, Tokyo University “Reconfiguring the Role of Professional Journalism: A Comparative Study of Media’s Public Rationale in the US and Japan in the Digital Age”
KEDA, Shinsuke Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University “Self-control and Consumer Behaviors Under Depletable Willpower: Theory and International Evidence”
KIYOHARA, Shoko Associate Professor, School of Information and Communication, Meiji University “U.S.-Japan Comparative Study on Election Systems in the Internet Age: Internet Election Campaigns and E-voting”
LIPSCY, Phillip Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science/Thomas Rohlen Center Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University “The Politics of Energy and Climate Change”
MOROTOMI, Toru Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University “Future of Corporate Taxation: A Comparative Study of Influences of Globalization and Competitiveness Considerations on Corporate Tax Reforms in Japan and U.S.”
PARK, Gene Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Loyola Marymount University “Tax Structure, Tax Politics and Deficits”
PORTER, Noriko Instructor, Human Development, Washington State University “Comparing Stress of Mothers Who Raise Children With Autism Between Japan and USA: A Mixed Methods Study”
SAND, Jordan Professor, Department of History/Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Georgetown University “A Tokyo Model? Lessons for Contemporary Asian Megacities from Local Microhistories of Housing and Infrastructure Development in Tokyo”
SANKARAN, Jaganath Postdoctoral Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University “Fostering Military Stability and Nuclear Nonproliferation in Northeast Asia”
SHIMIZU, Kay Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University “Liberalization and the Distancing of Politics: the Case of Agricultural Reforms in Japan”
YAMAMOTO, Daisaku Associate Professor, Geography and Asian Studies, Colgate University “Coping with the Crisis of Public Facilities and Services in Nuclear Host Localities: U.S.-Japan Comparison Based on Livelihood Approach”
YARIME, Masaru Project Associate Professor, Science, Technology & Innovation, Graduate School of Public Policy, Tokyo University “University-Industry-Government Collaboration for Innovation to Address Grand/Societal Challenges: Comparative Analysis of Science and Technology Policy in Japan, Europe, and the United States”

2014 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
AIHARA, Hiroko Director, Japan Perspective News Inc. “Towards Building a Consensus in a Democratic Society - Policymaking to Support Disaster Survivors in the Context of Nuclear Uncertainty”
GITTLESON, Kim Business Reporter, BBC News Online, British Broadcasting Corporation “Should a Company Live Forever? Lessons for US Economic and Corporate Policy from Japan’s Shinise”
TANNER, Adam Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University “Different Approaches in Japan and the United States in the Multi-Billion Dollar Hidden Trade in Our Private Medical Data”
WEINBERGER, Sharon Reporter, Freelance/Wilson Center (nonresident fellow) “Beyond Human: An Exploration of Japan’s Robotics Culture”

2013 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
BUNTROCK, Dana Professor, Department of Architecture, University of California-Berkeley “Energy and Architectural Innovation”
FUKUDA, Setsuya Senior Researcher, Department of Population Dynamics Research “A Comparative Study of Marriage Timing and Assortative Mating: Examining the Reversal of the Educational Gradient in Marriage Formation in Japan and the United States”
GILBERT, John P. Professor, Department of Economics and Finance, Utah State University “Quantitative Assessment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership”
HORII, Ryo Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Tohoku University “The Dynamics of US-Japan Current Account Imbalance: Focusing on the Difference in the Saving-Investment Behavior over the process of Economic Growth”
KONDO, Hiroki Professor, Economics, Sophia University “Intergenerational Relationships within a Family and the Impact of Education and Social Security Policies in a Globalizing Economy: A Comparative Research between Japan and the US”
KONISHI, Shoko Assistant Professor, Department of Human Ecology, University of Tokyo , “US-Japan Comparison of Biobehavioral Factors Related to Low Fertility”
LIN, Zhongjie Associate Professor, School of Architecture, University of North Carolina: Charlotte “Toward an Asian Sustainable Urbanism: A Comparative Study of Emerging Eco-cities in Japan and China”
MAHDAVI, Pardis Associate Professor, Anthropology, Pomona College “The Family Detention Complex: Human Trafficking, Parenting, and Immobilized Migrants in Asia”
MUKHERJI, Anuradha Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment, East Carolina University “Planning Urban Recovery & Resilience: Comparing Land Use Policy and Adaptation Initiatives After Catastrophic Events”
SHIGEOKA, Hitoshi Assistant Professor, Economics, Simon Fraser University “Comparison of Japan and the US Health Care Policy for Children”
TOYODA, Asako Maria Associate Professor, Political Science, Villanova University “Investing Relations: Japan’s Financial Diplomacy and the Pursuit of Economic and Security Interests”
UCHIDA, Emi Associate Professor, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics “Long-term Socioeconomic Effects of China’s Grain for Green Program”

2013 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
CUNNINGHAM, Philip Independent journalist “Exploring Japan's antiwar tradition as expressed in manga and anime”
NYLEN, Leah Chief Correspondent, North American Antitrust, MLex “Cartel Deterrence in Japan: Is it Really Working?”
TERANISHI, Kazuo Staff Writer, Foreign News Section, Asahi Sh Assistant Editor, Al Jazeera America imbun “Fiscal Reforms for Transparency Improvement in the US, Japan and the Eurozone”
WEISBERG, Jessica “Japan’s New Immigration Policy”

2012 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ALEXY, Allison Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Virginia “When Citizenship and Kinship Intersect: Comparing Japanese and American responses to transnational child custody disputes”
ARAKI, Takashi Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo “A Comparative Legal Study of Non-Standard Employment Policies in the US, Germany and Japan: The Regulatory Approach, Market Function Approach and Options for Japan
HAIG, Ken Assistant Professor, Department of Political Studies, Bard College “Family, State, and Society: Japanese and Korean Family Welfare Policies in Comparative Perspective”
HUGUES, Llewelyn Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, George Washington University “Business-Government Relations and the Politics of Climate Change”
KIDOKORO, Yukihiro Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies “A US-Japan comparison of the effect of population migration on cost-benefit analysis applied to urban and transport policies”
KINUGASA, Tomoko Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University “Population Aging, Education and Economic Growth: Comparative Research between Japan and the United States”
NAGASE, Nobuko Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Ochanomizu University “U.S.-Japan Comparison of Labor Market and Internal Labor Markets and the Effect on Female Labor, Fertility and Child Bearing”
MARR, Matthew Assistant Professor, Global and Sociocultural Studies, Florida International University “Service Hub or Service-Dependent Ghetto? A Comparison of Human Security at the Margins of American and Japanese Global Cities”
OMORI, Sawa Associate Professor, Law and Public Policy Department, International Christian University “Effects of the IMF and the World Bank on Financial Policy Reforms: Comparing the Influence of the United States and Japan on the IMF and the World Bank Programs”
PARSONS, Craig, Professor, Faculty of Economics, Yokohama National University “Measuring Permanent and Transitory Effects of Disasters on Trade: Econometric Studies on Japan and the US”
SNOW, Nancy Professor, Department of Communications, California State University-Fullerton “From Operation Tomodachi to No Nukes: Rethinking the Public in Japanese Diplomacy since 3/11”
YAMAMOTO, Yoko Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Center for the Study of Human Development, Brown University “Social Stratification and Early Educational Processes: Student Beliefs about Learning in Japan and the U.S.”
YOO, Hyon Joo Assistant Professor, Political Science, Trinity University “Domestic Impediments for Alliance Cooperation: A Comparative Analysis of Japan and South Korea in Relocating US bases”

2012 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
BOWER, Eve Freelance Journalist, CNN “Rare earth supply security in a post-blockade world: how environmental concerns may shape future developments”
KING, Laura Kabul Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Desk “JAPAN IN AFGHANISTAN: Can its aid and development strategy succeed where others have failed?”
SRICKLAND, Eliza Associate Editor, IEEE Spectrum “A Farewell to Nuclear Power”
YOSHIMURA, Hideki Staff Writer, Economics News, Sankei Shimbun “Future Cooperation in Energy Policy between Japan and the U.S.”

2011 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
BERGER, Thomas U. Associate Professor, Department of International relations, Boston University “Shadowboxing and the Art of Alliance Maintenance”
COLEMAN, Joseph Roy W. Howard Professional-in-Residence, School of Journalism, Indiana University at Bloomington “The Old Man and the Hammer: The Struggle to Build the Aging Workforce of the Future”
FUKUDA, Nobutaka Professor, School of Social Informatics, Aoyama Gakuin University “The influence of social and economic policy on childcare provision: A comparative study between Japan and the U.S”
HAYASHI, Yoko Associate Professor, School of Art Informatics, Shobi University “Research on the effect of creativity and the effect of cultural programs on aging communities as well as the method of training for educators a d teaching artists for such programs, including people with Alzheimer's and other cognitive problems”
KITAO, Sagiri Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Hunter College, CUNY “Demographic transition and sustainable social security in the United States and Japan”
KNOX-HAYES, Janelle Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology “Comparative Analysis of the Institutional Development of Environmental Finance in Asia the United States and Europe”
KURASHIGE, Lon Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Southern California “Closing the Gates Again? Lessons from the US-Japan Immigration Crisis”
MELBY, Melissa Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Delaware “Minding the Gap: Measuring Divergence in Understanding of Dietary Problems, Causes and solutions between Experts and the Public in the US and Japan”
MILLER, Ian Jared, Associate Professor, Harvard University “The Nature of Cities: Japanese Urban Planning in Global Times”
SAKAI, Rie Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Education, Juntendo University School of Medicine “Geographic Maldistribution of Pediatricians: A Comparison of Japan and the United States”
TIEDT, Andrew Postdoctoral Research Trainee, Center on Aging at NORC, University of Chicago “Cross-National Comparisons of the Effects of Social Support on Depressive Symptoms among Older Women and Men in the U.S and Japan”
YOSHIMOTO, Hideko Associate Professor, Faculty of Intercultural Studies, Yamaguchi Prefectural University “American Public Diplomacy and News Framing of Okinawa”

2011 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
KAJIWARA, Mizuho Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun “Aquapolitics~Strategies of Japan and the U.S for Water Security”
KIRK, Donald Freelance “Bases of Discontent: The U. S. Military Presence in Japan and Korea”
JAFFE, Eric Non-Fiction Writer, Simon & Schuster “The Modern Legacy of Okawa Shumei's Pan-Asianism”
TAGUCHI, Emily Freelance “The Price of Energy”

2010 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ASHIZAWA, Kuniko Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University “Peacebuilding in Afghanistan: A Comparative Analysis of Japan, the U.S., and the E.U.”
BLUSTEIN, Paul Non-resident Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution “Off Balance: International Institutions and the Global Financial Crisis”
CARMIN, JoAnn Associate Professor, Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “A Comparative Assessment of Urban Adaptation Initiatives”
IKEGAMI, Eiko Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, New School University “Virtual Communities and Civil Society: Ethnology of Social Networking Media and Community Formation in Japan and the U.S.”
IKEGAMI, Masako Professor, Department of Political Science, Stockholm University “Nuclear Strategy of the U.S.-Japan Alliance Revisited: Addressing Increased Nuclear Threat in the Paradox of Global Nuclear Disarmament”
KASUYA, Yuko Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Keio University “Globalizing Transparency: The Causes of Freedom of Information Laws Around the World”
KAWABATA, Eiji Associate Professor, Political Science and Law Enforcement, Minnesota State University at Mankato “The Politics of Privacy in Japan, Australia, and South Korea: Complex Policy Convergence in the Asia Pacific”
KEHL, Jenny Rebecca Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and International Development, Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey. “Water Scarcity and Food Security”
NEMOTO, Kumiko Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Western Kentucky University “A Comparative Study of Workplace Equality in a Japanese Multinational Firm in Japan, the United States, and China”
OKADA, Aya Professor, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University “Globalization and Changing Patterns of Skills Development: A Comparative Study of the U.S., China and India”
ROBERTSON, Jennifer Professor, Anthropology and the History of Art, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor “Safety, Security, Convenience: The Political Economy of Service Robots in Japan”
SHIOJI, Etsuro Professor, Department of Economics, Hitotsubashi University “The Global Trade and Output Collapse of the 2008-2009 Period: Cross Country Comparison Based on Japanese Experiences”

2010 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
GREEN, Elizabeth Editor, GothamSchools “Teaching to Learn: What the U.S. Can Learn from Japan's Approach to Public Education”
NARANG, Sonia Freelance Video Journalist/Global Post “Okinawa: Military Base Politics and Women-led Activist Groups”
PENDERGRAST, Mark Freelance Writer “Japan's Eco-Model Cities: What Can We Learn From Them?”
TAKEUCHI, Yukifumi Journalist, Asahi Shimbun “US-India Nuclear Cooperation and its influence on the World Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime (primarily on Pakistan, China and Japan)”

2009 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
BAE, Sangmin Assistant Professor, Political Science, Northeastern Illinois University “Human Security in East Asia: Japan Leading the Way?”
FURUSAWA, Taiji Professor, Economics, Hitotsubashi University “Quality of Financial Institutions and International Trade”
HADDAD, Mary Assistant Professor, Government, Wesleyan University “Environmental Politics and Civic Participation in East Asia”
HAMADA, Koichi Tuntex Professor, Economics, Yale University “Ignorance or Vested Interests: A Comparison of Economic Crisis Management in Japan and the United States”
HOSODA, Miwako Research Fellow, Global Health and Population, Harvard University “Empirical Research on Social Movements around Health Issues in the U.S. and Japan”
IBUKA, Yoko Postdoctoral Associate, Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University “Cost-Effective Strategies for Influenza Vaccinations in the U.S. and Japan”
OGAWA, Akihiro Assistant Professor, Japanese Studies, Stockholm University “Lifelong Learning and Globalization: A Comparative Study of Europe and Japan”
OROS, Andrew Associate Professor, Political Science, Washington College “Trilateralism in the U.S.-Japan-China Security Relationship”
SEDGWICK, Mitchell Director, Europe Japan Research Center, Oxford Brookes University “Organizing Globalization: Anthropologies of Cross-Cultural Relations in Japanese Corporations”
TANAKA, Tomomi Assistant Professor, School of Global Studies, Arizona State University “An International Comparative Study of the Relationship between Economic Growth and Incentives to Work, Save and Redistribute”
TOTANI, Yuma Assistant Professor, History, University of Hawaii at Manoa “Justice in the Balance: Lessons from the Allied War Crimes Trials in the Asia-Pacific Region”
YOSHIDA, Honami Research Fellow, Epidemiology, Harvard University “Effects of Gender Disparity on Birthrate Declines and Reproductive Health Analyzed in U.S.-Japan Comparison”
YOSHIHARA, Mari Professor, American Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa “Political Economy of the Arts in Japan and the United States”

2009 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
BOYNTON, Robert Professor/Director of Literary Reportage, School of Journalism, New York University “Abduction: North Korea's Kidnappings of South Korean and Japanese Citizens”
COLEMAN, Joseph Roy W. Howard Professional-in-Residence, School of Journalism, Indiana University “The Silver Bullet? Putting the Elderly to Work in an Aging Japan”
FRIEDERICI, Peter Assistant Professor, School of Communication, Northern Arizona University “Ocean Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide”
KAMIYA, Setsuko Staff Writer, The Japan Times “Law-Related Education in the United States and the Roles of Legal Professionals and Citizens”

2008 Abe Fellows (Researcher)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ARITA, Shin Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo “Transformation of Employment Structure and Social Inequality in Post-industrial Countries: A Comparison of Japan, South Korea, and the United States”
CHUNG, Erin Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University “Immigrant Incorporation in Ethnic Democracies: Citizenship Regimes and Noncitizen Political Participation in Austria, Germany, Japan, and Korea”
EASTWOOD, Lauren Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Plattsburgh “Civil Society in Global Environmental Governance: A Comparative Analysis of NGO Participation in UN Environmental Policy Deliberations”
ESTEVEZ-ABE, Margarita Associate Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University “The Rise and Fall of the Housewife: Comparative Political Economy of Married Women’s Work”
HIKOTANI, Takako “The Rise and Fall of the Housewife: Comparative Political Economy of Married Women’s Work” “Civil-Military Relations of Multilateral Military Operations”
HUA, Ying Assistant Professor, Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University “Towards Low-Carbon Building Sector in the Post-Kyoto Era: A Comparative Study of the Building Sector Policy Framework in Japan and the U.S. and Policy Impact on Emission Reduction”
KNAPP, Rober Jr. Faculty, Physics and Sustainable Design, The Evergreen State College “Comparative Case Studies of Sustainable Commercial/Institutional Buildings”
MASUJIMA, Ken Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University “Development for Regionalism: Political Dynamics of Regional Development Policy in Europe and South America and Its Implications for Asia”
MEHRA, Salil Professor, Beasley School of Law, Temple University “Law, Harm and Cultural Cognition: An Experiment with Interactive Cartoons”
MIURA, Toshiaki Editorial Writer, The Asahi Shimbun “Historical Memory and Politics in East Asia—A Perspective from US-Japan Relations”
OKUBO, Yuko Postdoctoral Fellow, Sociology, National University of Singapore “The Localization of Multicultural Education and the Second-Generation Chinese and Vietnamese Immigrants: A Comparison of Japan and the United States”
SHIMIZU, Mika Visiting Fellow, East-West Center “Designing Institutions for a Global Risk Management Approach in Asia: The U.S.-Japan Initiative”
UEDA, Michiko Assistant Professor, The Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology “The Effect of Minority Legislative Representation”

2008 Abe Fellows (Journalist)

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
FELLER, Gordon Freelance Journalist “Asian Municipalities Design Innovative City-Level Responses to Global Warming”
FUSE, Satoru Correspondent, Political Section, TV-Asahi “Modernization of the Chinese Navy: Implication for the Japan-U.S. Alliance”
GIRY, Stephanie Deputy Managing Editor, Foreign Affairs “Push and Pull, Twist and Shout: Energy Relations Between Japan, China, and Russia”
SCHMITZ, Rob Los Angeles Bureau Chief, The California Report, KQED “The Path to Greater Energy Efficiency: What California Can Learn From Japan”

2007 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
AGGARWAL, Vinod Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Berkeley APEC Study Center, University of California-Berkeley “Toward a New Trade Architecture in the Asia-Pacific”
FUNABASHI, Keiko Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shizuoka University “The Effect of Family Policies on Gender Relations: A Comparative Study of the United States, Sweden, France and Japan”
GINSBURG, Tom Professor of Law and Political Science, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign “The Politics of Legal Reform in Northeast Asia”
HYMANS, Jacques Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Smith College “The Emergence and Persistence of the Non-Nuclear Weapons State Club: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis”
IWASAWA, Miho Senior Research Fellow, Department of Population Dynamics Research, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research “The Retreat from Marriage in Japan and the U.S.-Later Marriage, Divorce, Non-marital Childbearing and the Well-being of Mothers and Children”
KAWANISHI, Yuko Professor, International Student Exchange Center, Tokyo Gakugei University “Midlife Depression and Social Interventions in the United States: Lessons for Japan”
KONDO, Naoki Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Yamanashi University “Effects of Social Disparities on Health in Industrialized Countries: U.S.-Japan Comparisons”
KUSHNER, Barak Faculty of Oriental Studies, Cambridge University “Cold War Propaganda in East Asia and Historical Memory”
NAOI, Megumi Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California-San Diego “Mobilizing Consumers: The Politics of Food Safety in the Global Economy”
OKAGAKI, Tomoko Senior Research Fellow, National Institute for Defense Studies “Polarity, Polity, and Perceptions: Changing Sources of Stability in the Japan-U.S. Alliance”
OKANO, Eiji Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chiba Keizai University “The Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policy Mix in Economies with Twin Deficits and Twin Divergence”
REIMANN, Kim Assistant Professor, Political Science, Georgia State University “NGOs, Transnational Networks and Regional Governance in East Asia”
SHIPPER, Apichai Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Relations, University of Southern California “Immigration Politics in Japan, the U.S., and Sweden”
SMITH, Rodney Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities “The Economics of Transboundary and Transnational Water Conflicts, and their Links to Economic Growth”

2006 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ALDRICH, Daniel Advanced Research Fellow, Program on US-Japan Relations, Harvard University “The Role of Civil Society in Post-Disaster Recovery”
BROWN, Eric Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Missouri - Columbia “Race, Caste, and Minority Middle Class Formation: the Cases of African Americans and Japanese Buraku People”
CRUME, Yoko Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work, North Carolina A&T State University “Comparative Study of Senior Housing with Long-Term Care Options for Japanese and American Middle Class”
CULPEPPER, Pepper Associate Professor of Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University “Patient No More? Change and Informal Institutions in Coordinated Economies”
DAVIS, Christina Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Politics Department, Princeton University “Adjudication and the Politics of Opening Markets: Trade Strategies of Japan and the United States”
ITO, Keiko Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Senshu University “Cross-border M&As in the Service Sector: A Comparative Study of Japan and the United States”
JITSUZUMI, Toshiya Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kyushu University “Broadband Infrastructure, Competition, and Network Neutrality: A Comparative Analysis of Broadband Development Policies”
KANO, Ayako Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania “Gender Equal, Gender Free, and the Backlash: A Comparative Study of Gender Policy Debates in Japan and the U.S.A.”
KATSUTA, Tadahiro Visiting Researcher, Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of Tokyo “Can We Simultaneously Achieve Nuclear Nonproliferation and Civilian Use Expansion? Issues of Recent Multilateral Nuclear Fuel Cycle Approaches of U.S. and Japan, and Proposal of a New Approach”
MATSUI, Takeshi Associate Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University “Interpenetration Process of Japanese and American Consumer Culture: A Comparative Study on Institutionalization of Foreign Consumer Culture”
MICHISHITA, Narushige Senior Research Fellow, National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS) “Assessing the Policy Effectiveness: North Korea’s Brinkmanship Diplomacy and the Regional Response”
PARK, Hyunjoon Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania “Single-Parenthood and Children’s Education in Japan, South Korea and the United States”
SERAPHIM, Franziska Assistant Professor, History Department, Boston College “The Politics of Social Integration in Post-Occupation Japan and Germany”
SMITH, Sheila Fellow, Research Program, East-West Center “China’s Place in Japan’s Foreign Policy Debate: Ideas, Agents and Issues in Remaking ‘Postwar’ Japan”

2005 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ALTENSTETTER, Christa Professor of Political Science, Ph.D./MA. Program in Political Science, CUNY, Graduate School, The City University of New York “The Consequences of Globalization for Regulatory Policy on Medical Devices: Bridging International and National Levels of Policy-making”
ARIMURA, Toshi Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Sophia University “Environmental Policy Instruments to Promote Technological Innovation: A Comparative Analysis of U.S. and Japanese Experiences”
BROADBENT, Jeffrey Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota “Reciprocity and Negotiation on Diffuse Risks: Climate-Change Policy Networks in Japan, the United States, Germany and Austria”
BRYSK, Alison Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine “Global Good Samaritans: Human Security Promoters and Networks”
DAVIS, John Jr. Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University “Cultivating Human Rights: A Comparison of Japanese and American Approaches”
FAIER, Lieba Research Scholar, Center for the Study of Women, University of California, Los Angeles “NGO-Government Collaborations in Japan and the U.S.: Working across Cultural and Institutional Divides to Combat Human Trafficking
FAVELL, Adrian Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles “Made in Translation: LA-Tokyo Mobility Networks and the Emergence of ‘Offshore’ Japanese Cultural Industries in Art, Fashion and Food”
FUKURAI, Hiroshi Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz “Cross-National Analysis of the Lay Participation System in Japan and the U.S.: The New Saiban-in Seido (Quasi-Jury System) in Japan and the Criminal Jury System in the U.S.”
GILL, Thomas Associate Professor, International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University “Responses to Homelessness in Japan, the United States and Britain -- an Anthropological Approach”
GOTO, Mika Research Economist, Socio-economic Research Center, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry “The Dynamism and Future Structure of an Energy Industry in Japan and USA”
HIRAO, Keiko Associate Professor, Department of Philosophical, Sophia University “Maternal Employment and Intergenerational Transfers for Children's Education: U.S.-Japan Comparison”
KERBO, Harold Professor and Chair, Department of Social Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo “Policies and Programs for Poverty Reduction in Thailand and Vietnam: An Investigation of What Works and What Doesn’t and their Implications for other Developing Countries”
MULDAVIN, Joshua Luce Junior Professor of Human Geography and Asia Studies, Department of Geography, Sarah Lawrence College “Conservation, Sustainability and Poverty Alleviation in China: the Role of Japanese Environmental ODA in China’s Development”
OBA, Mie Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Graduate School of Management of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science “The US factor in Developing a ‘Regional Arrangement Complex’ in the Asia-Pacific: Implications for US-Japan relations”
PEKKANEN, Robert Assistant Professor, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington “Effects of Electoral Reform in Japan, Italy, and New Zealand”
YOSHIDA, Takashi Assistant Professor, Department of History, Western Michigan University “Remembering War, Commemorating Colonialism: A Comparative Analysis of Postwar Japanese Peace Activism and Museums”

2004 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
CALDER, Kent Edwin O Reischauer Professor of East Asian Studies, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University "Base Politics: The Comparative Host-Nation Politics of Forward Deployment in Japan and South Korea"
CHAN-TIBERGHIEN, Jennifer Advanced Research Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University "Globalization and University Governance Reforms: A Comparative Study of Japan and France"
EZAWA, Aya Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Swarthmore College "From Welfare to Work: Lone Mothers and Welfare Reform in Japan and the United States"
HIROSE, Masahiro Director and Instructor, Patient Safety Division, Kyoto University Hospital "A Comparison of Factors Associated with Medical Accidents between Japan and the U.S."
IBATA-Arens, Kathryn Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, DePaul University "The Local Political Economy of Innovation in Japan and the United States: A New Policy Model?"
JOINES, Douglas Professor, Finance and Business Economics, University of Southern California "Aging, Social Security, Fiscal Policy, and Saving in Japan and the United States"
KOJO, Yoshiko Professor, Advanced Social and International Studies, University of Tokyo "In Search of Governance in New Issue-linkage Problem: the Relationship between Intellectual Property Rights Regime and International Public Health"
MEIERHENRICH, Jens Lecturer/Fellow, Department of Government, Harvard University "The Responsibility of Individuals for International Crimes"
MIYAOKA, Isao Associate Professor, Department of International Studies, Osaka University of Foreign Studies "Collective Identity Formation in the U.S.-Japan Alliance in the Post-Cold War Period: From the Perspective of American Elites"
MORIGUCHI, Chiaki Assistant Professor, Economics, Northwestern University "Historical Origins of Employment Systems in the United States and Japan: A Comparative Institutional Analysis, 1900-2000"
NAKAYAMA, Yohei Associate Professor, Graduate School for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo "The Impact of Social Movements on the Policy Process: A Comparative Study of the New Immigration Politics in the U.S.A, France, and Japan"
SOLIS, Mireya Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University "Trading Preferences? Japan's New Regionalism and East Asia"
TAKAHARA, Akio Professor, Faculty of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University "Japan-U.S.-China Relations since the Late 1970s"

2003 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
BURNS, Katya Professor, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “Engendering the Epidemic: Japanese and American Foreign Aid and the Spread of HIV/AIDS to Women in India, Vietnam and China”
CUMINGS, Bruce Professor, History and Committee on International Relations, University of Chicago “The American Ascendancy: Pacific Orientations and Continental Reach”
D’COSTA, Anthony Associate Professor, Comparative International Development, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Program, University of Washington - Tacoma “Globalization, Development, and Skilled Worker Mobility from India to Japan”
HASEGAWA, Koichi Professor, Department of Sociology, Tohoku University “Green Energy Politics and Civil Society: Sociological Analysis of Strategies and Effects of Environmental NGOs on Macro, Meso and Micro level in Japan, the U.S. and the Netherlands”
MANDIBERG, James Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin - Madison “The Development of Social Enterprise in the Social Service Sector in Japan: An Exploratory and Analytic Study”
MONGOVEN, Ann Assistant Professor, Religious Studies (Ethics), Indiana University - Bloomington “Gift of Life or Relay of Life: A Contemporary Analysis of Organ Donation/Transplantation Policy, U.S.-Japan”
MURASE, Shinya Professor, Faculty of Law, Sophia University “The Search for an Alternative International Regime on Climate Change: The Kyoto Protocol and Beyond”
NAKAMURA, Karen Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Macalester College “The Reformulation and Expansion of Disability Politics in Japan and the United States”
NAKANO, Satoshi Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University “Transnational Experiences and Memories of ‘Democratization’: Philippines-U.S. Colonial/Postcolonial Relations and the U.S. Occupation of Japan”
ONIZUKA (TANIGUCHI), Naoko Assistant Professor, Sociology, Teikyo University “Hereditary Politics in Modern Democracies: A Comparative Study of the U.S. and Japan”
TAKENAKA, Ayumi Assistant Professor, Sociology, Bryn Mawr College “Secondary Migration: Who Re-Migrates from Japan and the U.K. to the U.S.?”
TSUTSUI, Kiyoteru Assistant Professor, Sociology, State University of New York at Stony Brook “The Impact of Global Human Rights on Ethnic Social Movements: Cross-National Analysis and Japanese Cases”
VOORHEES, Scott Environmental Scientist/Cooperative Scientist, Office of Air Quality Planning/Department of Occupational Health, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency/National Institute of Public Health “Urban Air Quality Management in the Context of Developmental Constraints: Diverging Approaches to Controlling Particulate Matter Pollution in the Pacific Rim”

2002 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ARIGA, Kenn Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University “Schooling, Occupation, Choice and Career Mobility: A U.S.-Japan Comparative Analysis”
FIELDS, Marjory Judge of the Family Court of New York and Acting Justice of the Supreme Court “Combating Domestic Violence in Japan and the U.S.A.: A Comparative Analysis”
GELLERT, Paul Assistant Professor, Department of Rural Sociology, Cornell University “Globalization or Regionalization? Japan Indonesia, the United States, and the Political Economy of Timber Markets”
LEHENY, David Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison “The U.S.-Japan Alliance and War on Terrorism in Asia”
NISHIGUCHI, Toshihiro Professor of Management, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University “An International Comparative Study of Defense Acquisition Reform in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan”
OMORI, Mika Assistant Professor, Center for Educational Research and Training, Kyoto University of Education . “A Comparative Study of Adolescent’s Health-endangering Behaviors between the United States and Japan”
PEKKANEN, Saadia Assistant Professor of Political Science, Middlebury College “National Courts and the Rule of WTO Law in the U.S., Europe and Japan”
RAYMO, James Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison “Family Context of Work at Older Ages in Japan and the United States”
REPETA, Lawrence Director and Associate Dean, Law Program in Japan, Temple University Law School Japan “The Relationship between Freedom of Information Laws and Policy Development by Civil Society Organizations―Will Information Laws Newly Adopted by Japan and Other Countries Lead to Broader Citizen Participation in Policymaking?”
SHIMIZU, Sayuri Associate Professor, Department of History, Michigan State University “The Evolution of Ocean Resource Management Regimes in the North Pacific, 1930-1977”
SUZUKI, Kazuko Research Fellows, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, UC San Diego “The State and Immigrant Adaptation: A Comparative Study of the Korean Diaspora in Japan and the United States”
TAKETANI, Etsuko Associate Professor, Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Tsukuba “The Other ‘Pearl Harbor’: African American Writers and Transpacific Networks”
WATANABE, Yasushi Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Information and Graduate School of Media & Governance, Keio University “Globalization and the Question of Anti-Americanism”
YAMAWAKI, Niwako Visiting Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University “A Comparative Study of Japan and the United States: The Perception of Domestic Violence”
ZIELENZIGER, Michael Tokyo Bureau Chief, Knight Ridder “Owning Up: Comparing the Response to Economic Crisis in Japan and South Korea through an Inquiry into Social Psychology”

2001 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
BOROVOY, Amy Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Princeton University “Shifting Youth Cultures and the Management of Juvenile Behavioral Problems in Japan and the U.S.”
BRANSTETTER, Lee Associate Professor, Finance and Economics Division Graduate School of Business, Columbia University “Is Japan's Innovative Capacity in Decline?”
HIROBE, Izumi Associate Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University “The Evolution of ‘Human Rights’ Concepts in a Global Context”
KATO, Takao Professor, Department of Economics, Colgate University “Transitions in Employment Practices in Japan and the United States”
KAWADE, Yoshie Associate Professor, Department of Politics, Faculty of Law, Tokyo Metropolitan University “Citizenship and Civic Education in the United States, France and Japan”
KO, Keiko Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mie University “The Collaboration of States and the International Criminal Court in Fighting International Crimes”
MA, Xiaohua Associate Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Osaka University of Education “Building Confidence in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Comparative Analysis of Contemporary China-Japan-U.S. Relations”
MACLACHLAN, Patricia Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Studies, University of Texas “Post Office Politics in Japan: ‘Iron Triangles,’ Public Opinion, and the Reform of the Postal Saving System”
MILHAUPT, Curtis Professor of Japanese Law and Legal Institutions, Law School, Columbia University “Law and the Transformation of East Asia: Redesigning States, Markets, and Communities for Life after High Growth”
MORDUCH, Jonathan Associate Professor, Wagner School of Public Service and Department of Economics , New York University “The Political Economy of Development Policy Advice: Prospects for a ‘Knowledge Bank’?”
ONO, Hiromi Assistant Research Scientist, Survey Research Center, Institute of Social Research, University of Michigan “Women's Economic Contribution, Marriage, and Family Policy: A Comparative Study of Japan and the U.S.”
SAIJO, Tatsuyoshi Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University “Designing Emissions Trading Systems to Cope with Global Warming: Theory and Experiment”
SHINDO, Eiichi Professor, Institute of Social Science, University of Tsukuba “Constructing Cooperative Security Regime in East Asia: Comparative Analysis of CSCE / OSCE, ARF, KEDO”
SOLINGEN, Etel Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California Irvine “Japan, ASEAN, and Regional Institutions: Approaches to the ASEAN Regional Forum”
SUGIHARA, Kaoru Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University “The Rise of the Asia-Pacific Economy in Comparative Historical Perspective”
WALSH, John Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago “Patenting and Innovation in the U.S. and Japan”
YANG, Daqing Assistant Professor, Department of History and Elliot School, George Washington University “Postwar Japanese Efforts of Reconciliation with China: History and Policy”

2000 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
AOYAMA, Yuko Assistant Professor and Leir Faculty Fellow of Geography, Clark University/Associate in Research, Reichauer Institute, Harvard University “Entrepreneurship and Regional Culture in the Information Age:  A Comparative Study of Regional Business Communities in Japan and the United States”
BLEHA, (Charles) Thomas Director of External Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University “The Role of the U.S. and Japanese Governments in the Development of the Internet”
ENDO, Ken Associate Professor of International Politics, School of Law, Hokkaido University “The Security-Economics Nexus in East Asia and Western Europe - A Comparative Perspective”
FLATH, David Professor, Department of Economics, North Carolina State University “The Japanese Marketing System and U.S. - Japan Trade and Investment”
ITO, Mizuko Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute for Educational Research of Japan “Children and Media: A Comparative Ethnography of Consumer Culture and U.S. and Japanese Families”
KASZA, Gregory Professor, Department of Political Science and Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, Indiana University - Bloomington “Japan: The State and Society in Comparative Perspective”
MAKI, Atsushi Professor, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University “A Comparison of Living Standards between Japan and the U.S.”
ROSENBLUTH, Frances Professor, Department of Political Science, Yale University “The Comparative Political Economy of Childcare:  Japan, U.S., and Europe”
STEINMO, Sven Associate Professor and Director, Center for Comparative Politics, University of Colorado “The New Political Economy of Taxation”
TAKAHASHI, Nobuo Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Keio University “Emerging Civil Society in China and the Role of the Outside World”
TSUCHIYA, Motohiro Assistant Professor, Center for Global Communications, International University of Japan “Global Encryption Policy and the Role of the Internet Community:  Why did the U.S. Government Eliminate Export Regulation of Encryption Software?”     
UEYAMA, Takahiro Professor, Department of Economics, Sophia University “Transformation of Medicine in the U.S.: A Case Study of High Technology’s Impact on Medical Care, 1957-1990”
WILKINS, Karin Associate Professor, Department of Radio-TV-Film, University of Texas - Austin “Japanese Development Programs for Women”
YAMAGUCHI, Kazuo Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago “Determinants of Historical Changes in Patterns of Work Experiences and Occupational Career:  A Comparative Study of Japan and the United States”

1999 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
AHMADJIAN, Christina Assistant Professor, Columbia Business School, Columbia University “A Closer Look at Corporate Governance Reform in Japan, Europe and the USA: Management Fashion or Business Fact?”
GARON, Sheldon Professor, History and East Asian Studies, Princeton University “Fashioning a Culture of Thrift: Promoting Saving in Japan and the World”
JACOBY, Sanford Professor, Management, History and Policy Studies, The Anderson School, University of California, Los Angeles “Human Resource Managers and the Postmodern Workplace: A Comparative Study of Japan and the United States”
KATADA, Saori Assistant Professor, School of International Relations, University of Southern California “Japan and Asian Regionalization”
LAURENCE, Henry Assistant Professor, Government Department and Asian Studies Program, Bowdoin College  “Public TV Under Threat”
LEFLAR , Robert Professor of Law, School of Law, University of Arkansas “A Comparison of Health Care Quality Control Structures in Japan and the United States”
NAKANO, Yoshiko Honorary Research Associate, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Hong Kong “A Myth of Americanization and Japanization in China”
NUKAGA, Yoshio Visiting Researcher, Department of International Health, University of Tokyo “Regulating DNA Banks”
RODWIN, Marc Associate Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University “Medical Professions, Markets and States: Physicians’ Conflicts of Interest in Japan, France and the United States”
SATO, Ikuya Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University “State Expansion and Institutionalization of Art Worlds”
SHIGEMURA, Toshimitsu Editorial Writer, The Mainichi Shimbun “The United States-Japan-Republic of Korea Strategic Alliance: Searching for Common Values and Strengthening Trust Measures in Response to North Korea’s Threat”
SHIRAHASE, Sawako Senior Research Fellow, Department of Empirical Social Security Research, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research “A Comparative Study of Family Policies for the Support of Working Mothers in Japan and the United States”
TOKUDOME, Kinue Freelance Journalist “American NGOs Seek Justice for the Victims of the War Crimes Committed by the Japanese Military: Will the History of World War II in Asia be Remembered as Another Holocaust?”

1998 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ANDO, Albert Professor of Economics and Finance, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania “The Japanese Recession of the 1990s and Its Lessons for Advanced Industrial Countries”
BURRESS, Charles Staff Writer, San Francisco Chronicle “U.S. Media Coverage of Japan: Does America See Japan Through a Glass Darkly?”
DeWIT, Andrew Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Shimonoseki City University “The Politics of the Income Tax in Postwar Japan: An Historical Institutionalist Approach”
EITZEN, Hilda Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University “Comparison of Strategies of Foreign Investment and Aid to Post -Soviet Kazakhstan: Japan, U.S. and China”
FUJIMURA, Joan Associate Professor and Henry R. Luce Professor of Biotechnology and Society, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University “Social and Cultural Issues in Genomics: A Transnational Study of Japan and the United States”
HARRIS, Martha Caldwell Senior Fellow, The Atlantic Council “Redefining Energy Security: Challenges to Develop Market-Oriented Policies in Japan and the United States”
HELM, Leslie Reporter, Los Angeles Times “World Wide Divide: The Evolution of the Internet Experience in the United States and Japan”
IDO, Masanobu Associate Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ibaraki University “Labor Market Policies in the Age of Globalization: Italy, Japan, and the U.S.”
LEE, Jong Won Professor of International Politics, Faculty of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University “U.S. Policy Toward Regional Organization of East Asia in the Postwar Period”
MIKANAGI, Yumiko Assistant Professor, Social Sciences Division, International Christian University “Comparative Studies of the Reagan, Thatcher and Nakasone Administrations’ Policies and Gender Bias”
MIYAZAKI, Hirokazu Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University “Transnational Encounters: Relations between Japanese and Americans in the Tokyo and Chicago Futures Markets”
NISHIMURA, Fumitaka Professor, Chiba University of Commerce “A Comparative Analysis of Marketing Stages by Industries and Time-Series in Japan and the U.S.”
OTAKE, Hideo Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyoto University “A Comparison of the Japanese and French Responses to the Neo-Liberal Challenge”
TOYONAGA, Ikuko Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University “The Rise of New Liberalism and Its Political Infrastructure in the United States: A Comparative Perspective”
TSUTSUI, Yoshiro Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University “Bank Restructuring and Investor Behavior: A Comparative Study of the Japanese and U.S. Financial Systems”
SAMUELS, Richard Ford International Professor, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “Great Forces and Great Choices: Leadership in Italy and Japan”
VALENCIA, Mark Senior Fellow, Regional Economics and Politics, East-West Center “Maritime Confidence Building in Northeast Asia: A Theoretical and Practical Analysis”

1997 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ALEXANDER, Arthur President, Japan Economic Institute of America “Analyzing the Links between Economic and Political Relations of the United States and Japan Using Objective and Comparatice Events Data”
ANCHORDOGUY, Marie C. Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington “A Comparative Analysis of U.S. and Japanese Regulation and Deregulation of the Telecommunications and Software Industries”
CAMPBELL, Laura B. Director, Environmental Law International “Global Climate Change: The Roles of Japan, the United States and China”
EVANS, Paul M. Professor of Political Science, York University “Asia's Security Order”
FELDMAN, Eric A. Associate Director, Institute for Law and Society, New York University “Justice, Compensation, and the Courts: Conflicts over HIV-Tainted Blood in Japan, the U.S. and France”
FURUYA, Jun Professor of American Political History, University of Hokkaido “The Rise of Conservatism and the Redefinition of National Identity in Contemporary American Politics, 1964-1997”
HAYAKAWA, Yoshihisa Assistant Professor, Rikkyo University “Legal Problems in International Cyber Transactions”
ITOH, Hideshi Associate Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University “A Comparative Institutional Analysis of Deregulation of Authority and Boundaries of the Firm in Japan and the U.S.”
JOHNSON, David T. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Hawaii at Manoa “The Prosecution of Political Corruption in Japan, the U.S., Italy and South Korea”
KINOSHITA, Satoshi Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Kobe Gakuin University “Political Representation of Racial Minorities and the Electoral System in the United States”
KRAUSS, Ellis S. Professor, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego “Japan and APEC: Regional Multilateralism and U.S.-Japan Relations”
NISHIMURA, Yuko Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages, Komazawa University “Women and Labor Exchange in Aging Society”
PEMPEL, T.J. Boeing Professor of International Studies, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington “Financial Deregulation, Politics and Social Cohesion: A Comparative Study”
REID, Roddey Associate Professor of French Literature, Department of Literature, University of California, San Diego “Contemporary Cultures of Health and Risk: Globalizing Tobacco Control in the U.S., France, and Japan”
SHOENBERGER, Karl L. Visiting Scholar, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley “Corporate Ethics: Human Rights Policy in the Global Marketplace”
SNYDER, Scott Program Officer, U.S. Institute of Peace “U.S.-Japan-ROK Policy Coordination: North Korea's Challenge and Implications for Security in Northeast Asia”
WARREN, Kay B. Professor, Department of Anthropology, Princeton University “Foreign Aid in Latin America: A Comparison of Japanese, European, and American Initiatives and Practices”
YAMASHITA, Shinji Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Tokyo “Asians-in-Motion in an Age of the Transnational: The Case of San Francisco”

1996 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ALFORD, William Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law and Director of East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard University “The Emergence of the Legal Profession in East Asia: Globalization and Justice”
ARASE, David Associate Professor, Department of Politics, Pomona College “The Japan Sea Initiative: The Role of Local Governments in Subregional Cooperation”
BRANNEN, Yoko Mary Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Business School, University of Michigan “Negotiated Culture and Transnational Firms: Theoretical Implications of the Effects of Globalization on Organizational Change”
CAMPBELL, John Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan “Conflict in Long-Term Care: Health Care vs. Social Services in Japan, the United States, and the Netherlands”
FRUIN, Mark Professor, Faculties of Graduate Studies and Commerce and Business, University of British Columbia “Old Dogs and New Tricks: International Strategies and Global Competition on the Eve of the 21st Century”
FUNABASHI, Yoichi, Bureau Chief, American General Bureau, Asahi Shimbun “How to Achieve Cooperation between the U.S., Japan, and China: Analyzing the Domestic Dynamics of Trilateral Affinity”
GOTTFRIED, Heidi Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Purdue University “Gendering Work: Neo-Fordism in Japan, the U.S., Sweden, Germany, and Great Britain”
GREANEY, Theresa, Assistant Professor, Economics Department, Syracuse University “An Analysis of Japan's Changing Import Behavior: Similarities and Differences with Other Developed Countries”
ISHIKAWA, Takaaki Staff Writer, City News Department, Mainichi Shimbun “What Effective Methods for Biological Diversity Conservation Can U.S. NGOs Demonstrate?”
KARIYA, Takehiko Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of Tokyo “Entry into the Labor Market from Education: A Comparative and Historical Sociology of the School-Work Transition in the United States and Japan”
KATZENSTEIN, Peter Water S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies, Political Science Department, Cornell University “Globalism and Regionalism: Japan and Asia, Germany and Europe”
KINUGASA, Tatsuo Professor, Department of Finance, University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences “Technical Change in Regulated Industries: An International Comparison”
KNELLER, Robert Senior Technology Development Specialist and Unit Coordinator, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health “Technology Transfer in Japan and the United States: Different Paths to Scientific and Economic Progress?”
KONO, Tsutomu Visiting Scholar, United Nations University “Epistemic Communities and UN Reform”
OGAWA, Kazuo Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University “A Comparative Study of the Monetary Transmission Mechanism: Japan and the United States”
OTSURU, Kitagawa Chieko Associate Professor, Japan Center for Area Studies, National Museum of Ethnology “The Legitimacy of Intervening for Democracy”
WEST, Mark Associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison “The Role of Shareholders' Meetings in the United States and Japan”

1995 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ALAGAPPA, Muthiah Senior Fellow, Program on International Economics and Politics, East-West Center “Regional Institutions and International Security: A Theoretical Enquiry”
CHOI, Jay P. Assistant Professor, Department  of Economics, Columbia University “International Technology Licensing in an Integrated World Economy”
FUJIMOTO, Takahiro Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo “A Comparative Study of Dynamic Capability Building in the U.S., European and Japanese Automobile Industries: Some Cases of  Product Development and Assembly Operations”
GERLACH, Michael Associate Professor, Haas School of Business, UC-Berkeley “Network Organization in Japan and the U.S.”
GORDON, Andrew Professor, Department of History, Harvard University “Comparative Perspectives on Postwar Systems of Industrial Relations”
HASHIMOTO, Akiko Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh “Collective Memories of World War Two in Japan, Germany and the United States”
INADA, Juichi, Associate Professor, International Relations, Yamanashi University “Japan's Role in the Multilateral Aid Regime”
JOHNSTONE, Bob Contributing Editor (Japan), Wired Magazine “Enabling Components: Japanese Entrepreneurs and the Origins of Multimedia”
KATO, Junko Associate Professor, Department of Social Science, University of Tokyo “Party Politics, Economic Performance and Tax Revenue Structure in 18 Advanced Countries”
LIMAYE , Satu Research Fellow and Head of Program on South Asia, Japan Institute of International Affairs “U.S.-Japan Relations with India after the Cold War”
MASHIMO, Takeshi Professor, Department of Music, Osaka College of Music “A Study on the Past  and Present of American History Education on Race and Ethnic Groups: A Quest for History Education Defined from a Multicultural Standpoint”
MEDISH, Mark Special Assistant and Counselor to the Assistant Administrator, Europe and NIS Bureau, USAID “A Comparative Study of Foreign Assistance as an Instrument of Foreign Policy”
ROBINSON, Patricia Assistant Professor, Department of International Management, Stern School, New York University “Downsizing In Japan and America: A Comparative Study of Changing White Collar Employment Systems in the Wake of Recession, Globalization, and Technological Advancement”
TILTON, Mark Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Purdue University “Competition Policy in Japan, Germany, and the U.S.”
WEST, Kenneth Professor, Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin “Asset Prices, Business Investment and the Recession in Japan: A Comparative Analysis”
YAMAMOTO, Taketoshi Professor, Faculty of Social Studies, Hitotsubashi University “MacArthur's Media: Censorship in Occupied Japan”

1994 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
AGAWA, Naoyuki Associate, Gibson, Dunn & Cruther “The Law's Response to Discrimination in the United States: A Case Study of the Relationship Between Law and Society in America”
BRINTON, Mary C. Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago “The School-Work Transition: A Comparative Study of Three Industrial Societies”
FREEMAN, Laurie Research Fellow, Program on US-Japan Relations, Harvard University “Comparative Media Institutions and the U.S.-Japan Relationship”
FREYER, Tony Professor, University of Alabama School of Law “Regulatory Harmonization, the World Trade Organization, and Japanese Antitrust”
HORVAT, Andrew Visiting Scholar, Stanford Center for East Asian Studies “Will Japanese Become an International Language?”
LONG, Susan Associate Professor of Anthropology Department of Sociology, John Carroll University “Bioethics and Culture: End-of-Life Decision Making in Japan”
MASTANDUNO, Michael Associate Professor of Political Science, Dartmouth College “The United States, Japan, and the International Sources of National Economic Competition”
MILLY, Deborah J. Assistant Professor of Political Science, Virginia Tech “The Japanese Government's Response to Foreign Migrant Workers: Between Local Government Initiative and Transitional Coordination”
OSADA, Yutaka Associate Professor of Law, Surugadai University “US Policy Attitudes to a Regulatory Framework of Contemporary International Civil Aviation”
PHARR, Susan Edwin O. Reischauer Professor, Harvard University “Political Ethics and Public Trust”
SATO, Iwaaki Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Sophia University “Comparison of Debtor-Creditor Law in the U.S. with that in Japan: A Comparative Study of Legal Policy on Consumer Debts Collection Devices”
SUZUKI, Tatsujiro Research Associate, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “Maintaining the Plutonium Technology Option: Reconciling Non-Proliferation and Energy Security Concerns”
VOGEL, Steven K. Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of California, Irvine “When Domestic Politics Meets International Economics”
YOO, Hyuck-Soo Associate Professor of Law, Yokohama National University “The Viability of the Co-Existence of Section 301 and the New WTO System: A Theoretical Framework Regarding the Legitimacy of Unilateral Measures in International Law”
YOSHIKAWA, Akihiko Associate Director, Comparative Health Care Policy Research Project, Stanford University “Qualitative Analysis of the Japanese Health Care System”
YUI, Daizaburo Professor, Faculty of Social Studies, Hitotsubashi University “From Exclusion to Integration Laws: Socio-Historical Studies on the Process of Repealing the Anti-Asian Immigration Laws in the United States of America”

1993 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ADACHI, Kiyoshi Associate Professor, Dept. of Social Welfare, Japan College of Social Work “U.S. - Japan Comparative Study of Community Networks and Volunteer Community Activity Assisting the Elderly”
AWANOHARA, Susumu Washington Bureau Chief, Far Eastern Economic Review “U.S. Congress and Asia”
BESTOR, Theodore C. Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Cornell University “Atlantic Bluefish Tuna: A Case Study of Transnational Trade and Global Marine Resources”
CAMPBELL, Ruth Associate Director for Social Work and Community Programs, University of Michigan Geriatrics Center “Japan's Aging Society: At Home and in the Community”
EVANS, Robert Jr. Atran Professor of Labor Economics, Department of Economics, Brandeis University “Fairness and Unity of Treatment in Japanese Labor Markets”
FLAHERTY SUDA, Yuko Researcher, Department of Health Sociology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Health Gerontology “Supportive System Which Promote Elderly Persons' Independence: A Study of Their Structure and Prospects”
MULGAN, Aurelia George Associate, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University “International Peacekeeping and Japan's Response to the Challenge of Collective Security”
GRAVEN, Kathryn Staff Reporter, The Wall Street Journal “The Rice Triangle: The Causes and Consequences of Japanese Rice Liberalization”
HIWATARI, Nobuhiro Associate Professor, University of Tokyo “Explaining the Persistence of Trade Frictions in U.S. - Japan Relations: A Quest for Comparative International Political Economy Approach”
KUROKAWA, Susumu Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Shiga University “Technological Innovation Strategies in the U.S. and Japan”
MARSH, James Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa. “Japanese-American Marine Resources: Environmental Leadership in the Northern Pacific”
SCHAEDE, Ulrike Visiting Assistant Professor, Haas Business School, University of California at Berkeley “MOF - Bureaucrats, Regulation, and Economic Policy in Japan”
SCHEAR, James A. Policy Consultant, Office of the U.N. Secretary General's Special Representative for Cambodia “Multilateral Peace-Building Operations: Roles, Limitations and Performance in the Field”
SHERMAN, Spencer Executive Producer, Look East Productions “Views Across the Pond: How American Broadcast Journalists View Japan and How Japanese Broadcast Journalists View the U.S.”
SUNDARAM, Jomo Kwame Visiting Professor, Cornell University “Direct Foreign Investment, Late Industrialization and Ethnic Relations: Malaysia, South Africa, and Brazil”
TAKEDA, Yu Associate Professor, Nara University of Education “Workers' Control, Skill Dilution, and AFL Unionism in the Early 20th Century”
TSUDA, Mamoru Associate Professor, Osaka University of Foreign Studies “A Cross-Cultural Study of the Criminal Justice System with Reference to Foreign Population in Japan, The U.S., and Italy”
WATANABE, Shin Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Sophia University “A Comparative Study of Job-Matching Process in the United States and Japan”
WETHERFIELD, Alison Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo “Sexual Harassment of Working Women in Japan: Policy Options and Emerging Solutions”

1992 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
ANGEL, David Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Geography, Clark University “International Collaboration in Technology Development”
BLAKER, Michael Advanced Research Fellow, The Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University “Back Door to Power: Japan's Rise to Global Prominence and the U.S.-Japan Alliance”
ENCARNATION, Dennis Associate Professor, Harvard Business School of Business Administration “An Emerging Yen Bloc?  A Study of National Governments and Multinational Corporations in East Asia”
ISHIDA, Hiroshi Associate Professor of Sociology, East Asian Institute, Columbia University “A Comparative Study of Career Dynamics in a Japanese and American Organization”
NAKAGAWA, Junji Associate Professor, Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology “Linking the Official Development Assistance (ODA) with Democracy and Human Rights - Study of the U.S. Experience”
NISHIZAKI, Fumiko Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Seikei University “The United States and the World Order: From the League of Nations to the United Nations”
OSAWA, Machiko Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Asia University “New Technology and Women Workers in Japan and the U.S.”
SASAKI, Yoshitaka Asahi Shimbun Japan Access “Security in Post-Cold War East Asia-Pacific and Japan's Non-Military Role”
SCHOPPA, Leonard Jr. Assistant Professor, Department of Government, University of Virginia “Gaiatsu and the Japanese Policy Process: Explaining the Results of the Structural Impediments Initiative”
SOEYA, Yoshihide Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Keio University “Indochina in the U.S.-Japan-ASEAN Triangle: Implications for U.S.-Japan Relations in the Post-Cold War Era”
TERRY, Edith East-West Center “Looking East-Japan's Search for a Regional Role in Asia After the Cold War”
THAYER, Nathaniel Professor of Japanese Studies, School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University “Japanese Politics in Comparative Perspective”
UPHAM, Frank Professor of Law, Boston College Law School “Comparative Economic Regulation: France, Japan and the United States”
WOODALL, Brian Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University “Japan's Foreign Policy Elite: Changing Attributes, Perceptions, and Capabilities”
YAMANAKA, Keiko Institute for the Study of Social Change, U.C. Berkeley, Harvard University “Immigrant Resettlement and Local Communities: Japan and the United States”

1991 Abe Fellows

Name Position/Affiliation Research Title
CALDWELL, John Associate Professor, Title XII Chair for International Vegetable Production, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University “Principles and Methods of Implementation of Agricultural Development: A Comparative Study of Approaches in Japan and the United States”
CORNELIUS, Wayne Gildred Professor of U.S.-Mexican Relations and Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego “Controlling Illegal Immigration in Industrialized Societies: Japan and the U.S. in Comparative Perspective”
GILPIN, Robert Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs, The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Politics, Princeton University “The Transformation of the Global Political Economy”
HAMADA, Tomoko Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of East Asian Studies, College of William and Mary “Japanese Enterprise in America”
HANSON, Richard Journalist, Editor, and Publisher of the Japan Financial Report. “Internationalization and MOF: The Impact of Japan's Rise as a Financial Superpower on Global Economic Policy Formation, 1965-1991”
IVANOV, Vladimir Advanced Research Fellow, The Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University “Multilateralism and Non-Conventional Security in the North Pacific”
KAWATO, Sadafumi Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Hokkaido University “Comparative Study of Legislatures and the Development of Political Parties”
KUBO, Fumiaki Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Keio University “U.S. Environmental Politics under the Divided Government: The Issue Network and the Institutionalized Movement”
LEE, Hiro Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine “Cooperative Approaches to Shifting Comparative Advantage: The Case of Bilateral Trade between the United States and Japan”
LEWIS, Catherine Adjunct Associate Professor and Research Psychologist, Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, and Director of the Formative Research Development Studies Center “Cross-Cultural Experience as a Catalyst to Educational Thinking and Practice: Development and Testing of ‘Trigger’ Videotapes”
LILLEHOJ, Elizabeth Assistant Professor, Department of Art, DePaul University “Women's Art as a Reflection of Political and Social Ideals: Japanese Women Artists in Comparative Perspective”
MURAYAMA, Yuji Assistant Professor, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba.  “Interdependency in the International City-System”
ROSEFIELDE, Steven Professor of Economics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill “Soviet Disunion and Conflict Avoidance in the Pacific Rim: Japan's Role in Financing the Soviet Union's Economic Transformation”
WEINSTEIN, David Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard University “The Effects of Quotas and Cartels on Japanese Firm Behavior”
YAMAGISHI, Toshio Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, Faculty of Letters, Hokkaido University “Trust, Commitment, and Network Formation in the United States and Japan”