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David Arase

Resident Professor of International Politics

About

Before joining the Hopkins-Nanjing Center faculty, Dr. Arase was a professor of politics at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., teaching international relations and East Asian affairs with a focus on Japanese politics and foreign policy. He is a graduate of Cornell University (BA liberal arts, 1977), the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (MA, international relations, 1982), and the University of California at Berkeley (PhD, political science, 1989). He has had a Japan Foundation dissertation fellowship and an Abe Foundation research fellowship, and has been a US State Department-sponsored touring speaker in South Korea and China.He has also visited at the Japan Institute of International Affairs, Institute for Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore) and the Institute of East Asian Studies at UC Berkeley, and has taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies in the University of London and the University of Tsukuba in Japan

Expertise

Regions

  • East Asia
  • Japan

Topics

  • Globalization
  • International Relations

In the News

The geopolitical implications of Abe's Iran trip.

Resident Professor of International Politics David Arase interviewed in The Diplomat, 6/18

No easy choices ahead in regional aid and trade governance.

Resident Professor of International Politics David Arase wrote in East Asia Forum, 6/11