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U.S.-Japan Program

Starting in FY2018, USJI launched U.S.-Japan Program to interexchange among young researchers in the U.S. and Japan and support those researchers who can contribute for U.S.-Japan relationship in the future. Under this program, USJI will support the research activities of young researchers selected from eight USJI affiliated universities.

This program is financially supported by Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation.


1. 2019

Junko Kondo
1st year in doctorial course at Kyoto University
Term:January/5/2020 to April/7/2020
Research Theme:Comparative research for the Place-Based Sustainability Education and teacher professional development in formal education in Japan and the U.S.
Issei Suzuki
Doctoral Program, Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies at Tsukuba University
Term:October/16/2019 to March/23/2020
Research Theme:Fundamental Research for the Construction of Public Management Theory Adapted to the Financial Crisis of the 21st Century : A Survey of the Interaction between Sustainability and Autonomy, Library Districts in a Special-Purpose Government

2. 2018

Tasuku Ohashi
Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University
Term: November/20/2018 to March/20/2019
Research Theme: An international Comparative Study on Post Traumatic Growth (PTG) of Human, and Socio-Economic Resources in Post-Disaster Reconstruction Periods in Japan and the U.S.
Wang Rui
Doctoral Course in the Graduate School of Law, Keio University
Term: January/15/2019 to March/30/2019
Research Theme: Explaining Postwar Japan’s Military Change: From the Perspective of Shifts in Warfare Technology and Political Legitimacy
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