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Research Theme

The U.S.-Japan Research Institute conducts research and promotes findings related to global problem-solving and policy recommendations for the three key themes of Environment/Energy, Security and Regional Cooperation/Integration.

Environment/Energy

Research Projects
Polar ice sheet break up and effects on algae

Leader:
Iwane Suzuki (Professor, University of Tsukuba)

Kazuo Matsushita
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USJI Voice Vol.28

Paris Agreement: Accelerating toward Decarbonized Society

Kazuo Matsushita(Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University)

Research Projects
Environment and Resource Management for the United States and Japan

Leader:
Masahiko Gemma (Waseda Universiry)

Security Treaty

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USJI Voice Vol.35

Deciphering North Korea’s Dialog Offensive

Atsuhito Isozaki(Associate Professor, Keio University)

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USJI Voice Vol.34

Japan's Anti-Terrorism Legal Framework and Its Future Direction

Hideyuki Ohsawa(Professor, Keio University)

Rumi Aoyama
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USJI Voice Vol.31

Xi Jinping’s Political Gamble: Searching for a New Governance Model

Rumi Aoyama(Professor, Waseda University)

Regional Cooperation/Integration

Research Projects
Rise of Anti-globalism

Leader:
Keiji Nakatsuji (Ritsumeikan University)

Research Projects
Initiatives of UN on Peacebuilding and Roles of Japan

Leader:
Kazuhiro Maeshima (Professor, Sophia University, USJI Operating Advisor)

Research Projects
China’s Eurasian Challenge and its Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Leader:
Chisako Masuo (Kyushu University)

Others

Research Projects
Translational research based on molecular craniofacial developmental biology and development of related clinical activities

Leader:
Ichiro Takahashi (Kyushu University)

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USJI Voice Vol.36

What Can Politics Do? What Can Religions Do?

David Wessels(Professor, Sophia University)

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USJI Voice Vol.35

Deciphering North Korea’s Dialog Offensive

Atsuhito Isozaki(Associate Professor, Keio University)

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