Security Studies,Regional Studies-Areas of Expertise

IIDA Masafumi(Senior Fellow, China Division, Regional Studies Department)

masafumi @ nids.go.jp

photo:IIDA Masafumi


1994 B.A. in Policy Management, Keio University
1996 M.A. in Media and Governance, Keio University
2005 M.A. in East Asian Studies, Stanford University

Areas of Expertise

China’s Foreign Policy, East Asian Studies

Selected Publications


  • "China’s Multilateral Cooperation in East Asia, Its Objectives and Implications," Master’s thesis for the Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University (2005)
  • "ASEAN Attempting to Strengthen Cohesiveness," East Asian Strategic Review 2001 (Tokyo: The National Institute for Defense Studies, 2001)


  • "Chugoku no Tonan Ajia ni Taisuru Anpo Kyoryoku [China’s Security Cooperation with Southeast Asia]," NIDS Security Studies, vol.6, no.1 (2003)
  • "Higashi Timor PKO to Chugoku [China and the PKO in East Timor]," Journal of International Security, Vol. 29, No. 1 (June 2001)
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