SHINODA Tomohito

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Dec 19, 2018 at 15:34
SHINODA Tomohito
International University of Japan
IUJ Research Institute
Job title
Ph.D.(The Johns Hopkins University)
Twitter ID

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Aug 2015
Professor, Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan
Apr 2014
Sep 2015
Vice President, International University of Japan
Apr 2013
Sep 2015
Director, Research Institute, International University of Japan
Jan 2007
Jul 2015
Professor, Research Institute, International University of Japan
Jan 1998
Dec 2006
Associate Professor, Research Institute, International University of Japan


Apr 1984
Mar 1986
Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan
Jun 1989
May 1994
School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), The Johns Hopkins University
Faculty of Foreign Language, Osaka University of Foreign Studies

Committee Memberships

Jul 2015
Malaya University  External Examinar of Faculty Appointment and Promotion
Oct 2013
Oct 2015
Japan Asssociation of International Relations  Chairman, Decision Making Subcommittee
Apr 2010
Mar 2014
U.S.-Japan Foundation  Co-Chair, U.S.-Japan Leadership Program
Apr 1997
Mar 2013
International University of Japan  Borad of Councilors
Apr 2000
Mar 2002
Bloomberg Television  Advisory Council on Program

Awards & Honors

Best Publication of the Year Award, the Japan Association for International Security

Published Papers

Japan’s Responses to Chinese Military Emergence in the Asia Pacific
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Asian Journal of Comparative Politics   1(3) 299-314   Sep 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
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Asian Survey   52(5) 799-821   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Japan's Decision Making Under the Coalition Governments
SHINODA Tomohito
Asian Survey   38(7) 703-723   Jul 1998   [Refereed]
Governing from the Centre: Core Executive Capacity in Britain and Japan
SHINODA Tomohito with Ian Holliday
Japanese Journal of Political Science   3(1) 91-111   Sep 2002   [Refereed]
Koizumi’s Top-Down Leadership in the Anti-Terrorism Legislation: The Impact of Institutional Changes
SHINODA Tomohito
SAIS Review   23(1) 19-34   2003   [Refereed]
What is the U.S.-Japan Alliance About?
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Japan, the United States, and East Asia: Emerging Regional Challenges, NBR Special Report   5 23-28   Mar 2004   [Invited]
Japan’s Top-Down Policy Process to Dispatch the SDF to Iraq,
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Japanese Journal of Political Science   7(1) 71-91   2005   [Refereed]
Becoming More Realistic in the Post-Cold War: Japan’s Changing Media and Public Opinion on National Security
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Japanese Journal of Political Science   8(2) 171-190   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
Japan’s Depoliticization of the Post-Cold War National Security Policie
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Korean Association of International Studies      Sep 2007   [Invited]
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Japanese Journal of Political Science   10(3) 267-287   Sep 2009   [Refereed]


Afghanistan:The view fromJapan
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Middle East Report, International Affairs Forum      Apr 2008   [Invited]
Political Reform in Japan: Leadership Looming Large by Alisa Gaunder
SHINODA Tomohito
Journal of Japanese Studies   34(2)    2008   [Invited]
Securing Japan: Tokyo’s Grand Strategy and the Future of East Asia by Richard Samuels
SHINODA Tomohito
International Relations of the Asia-Pacific   8(3) 402-404   2008   [Invited]
Troubled Times: U.S.-Japan Trade Relations in the 1990s by Edward J. Lincoln
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Japan Quarterly      Oct 1999   [Invited]
Hashimoto's Leadership: Too Little, Too Late
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Mainichi Weekly      Jun 1998   [Invited]

Books etc

Japan's Regime Shift and Postwar Foreign Policy
SHINODA Tomohito
Chikura Shobo   Dec 2018   
The Japan-U.S. Alliance in Southeast Asia: Beyond Traditional Security
SHINODA Tomohito (Part:Editor, Conflict Resolution in Mindanao and the Efforts of Japan and the United States)
Chikura Shobo   May 2018   
Development of International Regional Studies
SHINODA Tomohito (Part:Joint Work, Chap.11 Japan's Domestic Politics and Diplomacy, pp.191-207.)
Akashi Shoten   Mar 2015   
The U.S.-Japan Security Alliance
SHINODA Tomohito (Part:Joint Work, The Costs and Benefits of U.S.-Japan Alliance from the Japanese Perspective)
Hara Shobo   Dec 2013   
Contemporary Japanese Politics: Institutional Changes and Power Shift
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Columbia University Press   Oct 2013   

Conference Activities & Talks

Chinese Emergence and Japan [Invited]
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International Conference on Tracing the Contours of a Rapidly Changing East Asia   10 Mar 2016   
Japanese Response to Chinese Geo-strategic Moves in the South China Sea
SHINODA Tomohito
Emerging Situation in SCS and Regional Geopolitics   29 Oct 2015   
Current Status of Vietnam-Japan Cooperation under ‘International Integration’ and ‘Proactive Contribution to Peace’
SHINODA Tomohito
International Cooperation and Japan in Maritime Asia
SHINODA Tomohito
International Cooperation in Maritime Asia   23 Jul 2015   
American Human Right Diplomacy toward China
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Econmy, History and Human Rights   16 Jan 2015   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Theory Building on Japan's Regime Shift and the Change in Foreign Policy Process
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Basic Research C
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): SHINODA Tomohito
The Role of the United States and Japan
U.S.-Japan Foundation: public policy
Project Year: Oct 2015 - Sep 2016    Investigator(s): SHINODA Tomohito
Koizumi Diplomacy: Japan’s Kantei Approach to Defense
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): SHINODA Tomohito
Comparative Analysis on American White House and Cabinet Secretariat in Japan
Japanese Policy toward Taiwan