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Chuo University
Faculty of Policy Studies
Job title

Research Areas

  • Politics / International relations / International Relations Theory, Alliance Politics, US Foreign Policy, East Asian Security


Government, Graduate School, Division of Politics, Georgetown University
Faculty of Law, Kyoto University
Faculty of Law, Kyoto University

Committee Memberships

Japan Association for International Relations  Executive Editor

Published Papers

Restoration of Relations in International Politics: The Scope and Perspectives of Analysis
International Relations   (195) 1-10   Mar 2019   [Invited]
Multiple Causal Mechanisms of Alliance Instisutionalization
Yasuhiro Izumikawa, Shingo Yoshida
Int'l Studies Association      Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Agent-Centric Realist Theory of Alliances : Statecraft and Manipulation of International System
Yasuhiro Izumikawa
Int'l Studies Association      Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Japan's Multiple Pursuits of Independent Foreign Policy and the Soviet-Japanese Diplomatic Normalization in the 1950s
Yasuhiro Izumikawa
   Dec 2015   [Invited]
How Pacifist Are They Really? An Experimental Study of Japanese People's Attitude toward Use of Force
Kiichiro Arai & Yasuhiro Izumikawa
   Aug 2013   [Refereed]


New Trends for Theoretical Research on the Agent-Structure Problem
Yasuhiro Izumikawa
8-23   Mar 2017
Acting on the North Korea Playbook: Japan's Responses to North Korea's Provocations
Yasuhiro Izumikawa
Asia Policy   90-96   Jan 2017
The Rise of China and the Challenges for the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Yasuhiro Izumikawa
   Oct 2012
ecurity Dependence and Asymmetric Aggressive Bargaining: North Korea's Policy toward Superpowers
Asian Security      Jan 2007
Korean Endgame
Pacific Affairs   77(3)    Oct 2004   [Invited]

Books etc

Japan-Russia Relations: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Sasagawa Peace Foundation U.S.A.   May 2016   
Rethinking Social Inquiry: Diverse Tools, Shared Standards, 2nd Edition
Aug 2014   
Case Study and Theory Development in the Social Sciences
Feb 2013   
Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences
North Korea: Challenge for the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Stimson Center for International Security   2010   

Conference Activities & Talks

Japan's Approach toward Russia under Shinzo Abe:A Strategic Perspective [Invited]
Prospect for Japan-Russia Relations and Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance   2015   
Domestic Mechanisms of Power Shift and China's "Peaceful Development" Diplomacy
Japan Association of International Security   2012   
Transforming Strategic Environments in East Asia and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
National Diet Library   2012   
China's Rise and Japan's Grand Strategy
Ristumeikan Asia-Pacific University   2012   
Explaining the Absence of a Multilateral Allaince in Northeast Asia: Social Exchange Network Approach

Research Grants & Projects

The Rise and Decline of Major Powers in the 21st Century
Project Year: 2012 - 2012
Japan in the Cold War
Project Year: 2011   
Theoretical Research on Alliance Politics and East Asian Security Issues
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2009   

Social Contribution

NHK World Newsroom Tokyo
[TV or radio appearance, Commentator, Media coverage cooperation]  NHK  Newsroom Tokyo, Newsline  18 Nov 2016 - Today