Profile Information

Affiliation
Professor, College of Risk Management Department of Risk Management, Nihon University
Degree
修士(安全保障)(拓殖大学)

Researcher number
10758098
J-GLOBAL ID
201501067756129611
researchmap Member ID
7000011068

Professor Yoshitomi has retired from Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) on April 1st, 2015. He has been in military service for more than thirty years and served as a field artillery officer for about ten years, as an intelligence analyst for about ten years, and in teaching/research assignments for about ten years. ,,His last assignment in military service was a chief of Division for Strategy / Concept, JGSDF Research and Development Command. His another recent assignments were a professor of the School of Defense Sciences at the National Defense Academy of Japan, a commander of the 1st Surface to Ship Missile Regiment, JGSDF and a councilor of the Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office. ,,He graduated from the National Defense Academy in 1983 with a major in international relations. He completed Command and General Staff Course and Advanced General Staff Course at the JGSDF Staff College. He received a master’s degree in international security from the Graduate School of Takushoku University in 2006 and completed the doctoral program in the Graduate School of Takushoku University in 2012. ,,Professor Yoshitomi’s research covers wide range of issues including Japan’s defense strategy, JGSDF’s posture, Japan’s civil-military / international collaboration in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR). His recent works include “The Role of the Ground Self-Defense Force in Maintaining Maritime Traffic Security: For Japan’s National Interest as a Global Maritime Nation” (Japan Association for International Security, The Journal of International Security, Vol. 43 No. 1, June 2015),“Japan’s Capacity Building for Vietnam: Cooperating with the United States for Maritime Security in the South China Sea” (Research Institute for Peace and Security, RIPS Policy Perspectives, No.22, February 2015), “Military-Military Cooperation on HA/DR in the Indo-Pacific Region: JSDF’s Perspective” (Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance, LIAISON, vol.6, 2014),.

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Papers

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Misc.

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Books and Other Publications

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Presentations

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Professional Memberships

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