|Degree||Ph.D., (political science), The University of Tokyo|
|Specialty||Japanese Political and Diplomatic History|
|Current Research Interests||Japanese Politics; Japanese Diplomacy; United Nations|
- Professional Career
|Oct. 1976||-||Sep. 1978||Lecturer, College of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University|
|Oct. 1978||-||Sep. 1985||Associate Professor, College of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University|
|Aug. 1981||-||Jul. 1983||Visiting Fellow, Princeton University|
|Oct. 1985||-||Sep. 1997||Professor, College of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University|
|Oct. 1997||-||Apr. 2004||Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo|
|Apr. 2004||-||Sep. 2006||Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations|
|Oct. 2006||-||Mar. 2012||Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo|
|2012||Emeritus Professor, University of Tokyo|
|Apr. 2012||-||Mar. 2014||Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)|
|Oct. 2012||-||Sep. 2015||President, International University of Japan|
|Apr. 2014||-||Mar. 2016||Senior Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)|
|Oct. 2015||-||President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)|
|Apr. 2016||-||Adjunct Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)|
- Selected publications
Kanryousei toshite no Nihon Rikugun [The Japanese Army as Bureaucracy] (Tokyo: Chikuma Shobo, 2012).
Nihon seiji no hokai [The Collapse of Japanese Politics: How Can We Overcome the Third Defeat?] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-Shinsha, 2012).
Gaiko-teki shiko [Diplomatic Perspectives] (Tokyo: Chikura Publishing, 2012).
Global player toshiteno Nihon [Japan as a Global Player] (Tokyo: NTT Publishing Co. Ltd., 2010).
Kokuren no seiji rikigaku [Political Dynamics of the United Nations: Where Does Japan Stand?] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-Shinsha, 2007).
Nihon no jiritsu [The Self-reliance of Japan: Japan's Cooperation with the U.S. and Pan-Asianism] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-Shinsha, 2004).
Dokuritsu jison [Independence and Self-respect: Challenge by Yukichi Fukuzawa] (Tokyo: Kodansha, 2002; Tokyo: Chuokoron-Shinsha, 2011).
"Futsuu no kuni" e [Toward a "Normal State"] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-Shinsha, 2000).
Seito kara gunbu e [From Parties Politics to the Military] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-Shinsha, 1999).
Sengo Nihon gaiko ronshu [Articles on Postwar Japanese Diplomacy] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-sha, 1995).
Jiminto [The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan: The 38 Years in Power] (Tokyo: The Yomiuri Shimbun, 1995; Tokyo: Chuokoron-Shinsha, 2008).
Seito seiji no saisei [The Recovery of Party Politics] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-sha, 1995).
Nichibei kankei no realism [Realism in Japan-U.S. Relations] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-sha, 1991).
Kokusaika jidai no seiji shido [Political Management in the Era of Internationalization] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-sha, 1990).
Nihon seijishi [The History of Japanese Politics: Diplomacy and Power] (Tokyo: NHK Publishing, 1989; Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 2011).
Goto Shimpei [Biography of Shimpei Goto: His Diplomacy and Vision] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-sha, 1988).
Kiyosawa Kiyoshi [Biography of Kiyoshi Kiyosawa] (Tokyo: Chuokoron-sha, 1987; Expanded Edition, Tokyo: Chuokoron-Shinsha, 2004).
Nihon rikugun to tairiku seisaku, 1906-18 [The Japanese Army and Continental Policy, 1906-18] (Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1978)
- Social contributions
|2011||Medal with Purple Ribbon [official decoration for academic and artistic developments, improvements and accomplishments bestowed by the Japanese government].|
|1995||Yoshino Sakuzo Prize
Jiminto [The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan: The 38 Years in Power].
|1992||The Yomiuri Prize for the Opinion Leader of the Year
Nichibei kankei no realism [Realism in Japan-U.S. Relations].
|1987||The Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities
Kiyosawa Kiyoshi [Biography of Kiyoshi Kiyosawa].
|1986||Yoshida Shigeru Prize
"Taibei Gaiko no Joken" [The Condition of Diplomacy toward the U.S.: Kiyoshi Kiyosawa's View on Japan-U.S. Relations].
- Other notable activities, achievements
|Dec. 2009||-||present||Executive Director of Research, Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS)|
|Nov. 2009||-||Mar. 2010||Chairman, Expert Committee on the So-called "Secret Agreements," MOFA|
|Jan. 2009||-||Aug. 2009||Member of the Council on Security and Defense Capabilities, PM Office|
|Dec. 2007||-||Sep. 2008||Member of the Foreign Policy Study Group, PM Office|
|Apr. 2007||-||Jun. 2008||Member of the Council on Reconstruction of a Legal Basis for Security, PM Office|
|Apr. 2007||-||present||Senior Research Fellow, diplomacy and security research, Tokyo Foundation|
|Dec. 2006||-||Jan. 2010||Chairman (Japan), The Japan-China Joint History Research Committee, MOFA|
|Nov. 2006||-||Feb. 2007||Member of the Council on the Strengthening of the Functions of the Prime Minister's Office Regarding National Security, PM Office|
|Sep. 2003||-||Oct. 2003||Member of the 1st dispatch, the Japan-Middle East Cultural Exchanges and Dialogue Mission, MOFA|
|Apr. 2002||-||Oct. 2002||Member of the Discussion Group of the Initiative toward Japan-ASEAN Comprehensive Economic Partnership, PM Office|
|Sep. 2001||-||Nov. 2002||Member of the Task Force on Foreign Relations for the Prime Minister, PM|
|Jan. 2001||-||Dec. 2001||Member of the Japan-India 21st Century Wisemen Group, MOFA|
|May 1999||-||Jul. 1999||Member of Subcommittee 1 "Japan's Place in the World," Prime Minister's Commission on Japan's Goals in the 21st Century, PM Office|
|1997||-||2001||Member of the Japan-China Friendship Committee for the 21st Century, MOFA|
|1996||-||present||Member of the Japan-Germany Dialogue Forum, Japan Center for International Exchange|
- Link: Shinichi Kitaoka's CV
- E-mail: kitaoka
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