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CSPC (Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress) International Fellows Program

The International Fellows Program sponsored by the CSPC (Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress) brings together students from top flight universities in the United States, as well as other countries, twice a year (one week in the fall semester (October) and spring semester (March)) in Washington D.C. to meet with key members of the White House and Congress to discuss U.S. policy and other topics, after which they produce a paper on a particular topic of research. Each year around 60 students participate, with participants coming from the U.S., as well as Japan, Brazil, Canada, Hungary, Mexico, Spain, and elsewhere. Since 2011, the USJI has been responsible for selecting and sending two to three outstanding students from sponsoring universities to the International Fellows Program each semester.


Chinami Takeichi (Sophia University) won “The David M. Abshire Award for Most Outstanding Paper by an International Fellows”.
From left to right:At the front of the Lincoln Memorial /With international fellows
Asahi Obata, Doshisha University
Chinami Takeichi, Sophia University
Miyu Takaoka, Waseda University
Conference Schedule

■Fall Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. (October 7 to 12, 2018)
2018 Fall Conference was reported in CSPC official site.
■Spring Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. (TBD)

Reporting in Japan

■Interim Reporting at Waseda University (January 24, 2019)
■Final Reporting (TBD)

Upper right: Miyu Takaoka, Waseda University / Lower left:Asahi Obata, Doshisha University /Lower right:Chinami Takeichi, Sophia University


2017CSPC: Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
Miki Kadota, Keio University
Ryu Nagae, The University of Tokyo
Minami Kurokami, Waseda University

2016 CSPC: Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
Three fellows are now participating in this international leadership conference.

Yuka Koshino, Keio University
Selena Kaneko, Kyoto University
Fumi Osawa, Waseda University

Kumiko Mita, Keio University
Naoto Umezawa, Waseda University

Shiori Takano, Kyoto University
Kohei Shoji, Waseda University

Noriko Amanuma, Waseda University
Mutsumi Yoshikawa, Ritsumeikan University

Miki Ito, The University of Tokyo
Kenji Hayata, Waseda University

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