Security Studies,Regional Studies-Areas of Expertise



1989 BA, Kagoshima University
1991 MA in Economics, Yamaguchi University
2000 LL.M., Kansai University
2013 Ph. D. in International Criminal Law, Yokohama National University

Areas of Expertise

  • International Law; Law of the Sea, Law of Armed conflict, International Criminal Law and International Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Law


Books and Monographs

  • "Military Activities in Exclusive Economic Zone: Restriction of Coastal States, and Implications of the Legal Meaning and Concepts of 'Due Regard' on Third States," Journal of Japan Society of Ocean Policy, No.9(November 2019) *Japanese
  • An analysis of Superior responsibility under Article 28 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Naigai-Shuppan, Inc., 2014) *Japanese

Other Publications

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