Fellows

Military History - Areas of Expertise

Yasuaki Chijiwa (Senior Fellow, National Security Policy Division, Center for Military History)

Education

2001 B.A. in Law, Hiroshima University
2003 M.A. in International Public Policy, Osaka University
2004-2005 Visiting Research Associate, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
2007 Ph.D. in International Public Policy, Osaka University

Employment

2007 COE Research Fellow, Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University
2008 JSPS Research Fellow (PD), School of Government, Kyoto University
2009 Fellow, 2nd Military History Research Office, Military History Department, NIDS
2011 Assistant Councilor, Cabinet Secretariat (National Security and Crisis Management)
2013 Senior Fellow, National Security Policy Division, Center for Military History, NIDS
2014-2015 Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University

Areas of Expertise

Japan-U.S. relations, Japan’s foreign and security policy

Selected Publications

English

Japanese

  • Taishi Tachi no Sengo Nichi-Bei Kankei: Sono Yakuwari wo Meguru Hikaku Gaikō Ron 1952-2008 [the ambassadors and postwar Japan-U.S. relations: diplomatic consideration on their roles 1952-2008] (Kyoto: Mineruva Shobō, 2012)
  • Kawariyuku Naikaku Anzen Hoshō Kikō: Nihon Ban NSC Seiritsu heno Michi [a historical study of the security organs subordinate to the cabinet: the road to formation of the Japanese version of National Security Council] (Tokyo: Hara Shobō, 2015)
  • Administration Division
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