Fellows

Security Studies, Regional Studies-Areas of Expertise

Kiwako Tanaka (Senior Fellow, Security Studies Department)

Education

July 2017 – Jan 2018 Visiting Fellow, New York University Center on International Cooperation
2014 PhD in Public Administrations, International Christian University, Tokyo
2004 MA in International Relations, Sussex University, U.K.
2000 BA in International and Cultural Studies, Tsuda College, Tokyo

Employment

2017- Visiting Lecturer, Aoyama Gakuin University
2013- Fellow, the National Institute for Defense Studies
2011-2013 Program Advisor, Secretariat of the International Peace Cooperation Headquarters, Cabinet Office
2009-2011 Researcher/Advisor, Permanent Representation of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva
2005-2008 Researcher/Advisor, Permanent Representation of Japan to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the Hague
2000-2003 Policy Officer, Toyota City Municipal Offices, Japan

Areas of Expertise

Arms Control, Disarmament, Conflict Resolution, Peace Building, Political Philosophy

Selected Publications

  • “Women, Peace and Security (WPS) under Disaster Risk Response,” NIDS Commentary, April, 2017.
  • “Seimei kagaku kenkyu no dyuaru yusu jirenma to baio tero taisaku [Dual-Use Concern of Life Science Research and Counter Bioterrorsim],” CISTEC Journal No.168, Tokyo, March 2017.
  • “Seibutsu heiki kinshi joyaku niokeru Jouyaku junshu kakuho no torikumi [Biological Weapons Convention and its Compliance Measures],” Disarmament Review, Tokyo, October 2016, Vol.7.
  • “Dyuaru yusu jirenma to baio tero taisaku [Dual-use Dilemma and Countering Bioterrorism],” Japan Association for International Security, Journal of International Security, Tokyo, September 2016, Vol.44, No.2.
  • "Response to Infectious Diseases as an International Security Agenda: Lessons from the 2014 Ebola Outbreak" (NIDS Briefing Memo , July 2015)
  • "Security Reforms and Development of Japan in 2014," Security Outlook of the Asia Pacific Countries and Its Implications for the Defense Sector: NIDS Joint Research Series, No. 13, August 2015, pp. 121-134
  • "Governing Dual-Use Weapons of Mass Destruction: Development of the Biological Weapons Convention", International Christian University, The Journal of Social Science, No.77, March 2014 (in Japanese, English Abstract Attached)
  • "The Chemical Weapons Convention and the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria" (NIDS Briefing Memo, February 2014)
  • "Contemporary Meaning of Arms Control Regime with Respect to the Dual-Use Nature of Weapons of Mass Destruction", Doctoral Thesis, International Christian University, 2014 (in Japanese, English Abstract Attached)
  • "Dual-Use Issues in the Life Sciences: Outcomes of the Seventh Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention", Journal of Disaster Research Vol.8, No.4, August 2013
  • "Responsibility to Protect: Lessons from the Military Intervention in Libya", Secretariat of the International Peace Cooperation Headquarters eds. Kokusai Heiwa Kyoryoku Kenkyu Ronbunshu [International Peace Cooperation Collection of Papers] No.2, 2012, pp.73-82
  • "Countering Biological Threat: Strengthening National Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention", Japanese Journal of Risk Analysis, 21(3): pp.195-202 (2011) (in Japanese, English Abstract Attached)
  • "Evaluation on the Second Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention – Impact on the International Security", Gaimusho Chosa Geppo, No.3, 2008, pp.1-31 (in Japanese)
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