JICA Research Institute

Experts

TANAKA, Akihiko

Distinguished FellowPart-time

Educational Background

Ph.D in Political Science (1981) Massachuetts Institute of Technology
B.A in International Relations (1977) The University of Tokyo, College of Arts and Sciences

Career Background

2017-present President and Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
2012-2015 President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
2011-2012 Vice President, The University of Tokyo
2009-2011 Executive Vice President, The University of Tokyo
2002-2006 Director of the Institute of Oriental Culture, The University of Tokyo
1998-2012 Professor, Institute of Oriental Culture, The University of Tokyo
1990- 1998 Associate Professor, Institute of Oriental Culture, The University of Tokyo
1984-1990 Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Major Publications

Tanaka, Akihiko. Wado Poritikusu: Gurobarizeshon no naka no Nihon gaiko:Word Politics: Japanese Diplomacy under Globalization. Tokyo: Chikuma Shobo, 2000. (in Japanese)

The New Middle Ages: The World System in the 21st Century (Tokyo: The International House of Japan, 2002)

Japan in Asia: Post-Cold-War Diplomacy (Tokyo: Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture, 2017).

Affiliations

Japan Association of International Relations

Others

1977-1978 Ishizaka Scholar
1994-1995 Ushiba Fellow
1996    Suntory Academic Prize (for Atarashii chusei)
2001    Yomiuri Yoshino Sakuzo Prize (for Wado Politikkusu)
2012    Medal with Purple Ribbon

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