Millitary Studies - Areas of Expertise

Kiyoshi Aizawa (Chief, National Security Policy Division, Center for Military History)


1988 M.A. in International Relations, Sophia University, Tokyo
1999 Ph.D. in International Relations, Sophia University, Tokyo

Areas of Expertise

Modern Japanese Naval History

Selected Publications


  • The History of Anglo-Japanese Relations, 1600-2000; vol.3, The Military Dimension (co-authored), New York & Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan (2003).
  • The Russo-Japanese War in Global Perspective, World War Zero;  vol.2 (co-authored), Leiden/Boston: Brill (2007)


  • Kaigun no sentaku [Japanese Navy’s Road to Pearl Harbor], Tokyo: Chuokoron shinsha (2002)
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