|Position||Member, Board of Trustees; Vice President; Dean; Chair of Masters' Program Committee; Director of Public Policy Program (Master's); Deputy Director of Young Leaders Program (School of Government); Director of Public Policy Program (Ph.D.); Professor|
|Degree||Ph.D., (Political Science) University of Michigan|
|Specialty||Japanese Politics, Legislative Institutions, Political Methodology|
|Current Research Interests||My current research focuses on representative democracy, with a particular interest in the workings of the separation of legislative powers, the development of parliamentary procedures and practices, and the institutionalization of party organizations.|
- Professional Career
1999 Lecturer, Seikei University
2000 Associate Professor, Seikei University
2001 Ph.D., University of Michigan
2004 Professor, Seikei University
2005 Professor, Keio University
2009 Professor, GRIPS
2011 Advisor to the President, GRIPS
2014 Vice President, Dean, GRIPS
2017 Executive Vice President, Dean, GRIPS
- Selected publications
Guide to Data Analysis for Students of Political Science. (in Japanese) with M. Yamada. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 2004.
"An Analysis of the Votes of No-confidence in the Japanese Diet" 2009. (in Japanese) Annals of Japanese Political Science Association 2009-I, pp. 79-109.
"Bicameralism and the Separation of Powers in Japan." 2008. (in Japanese) in Keio's Political Science: Japanese Politics. ed. Keio University, Department of Law, Tokyo: Keio University Press. pp. 267-284.
"The Survival of Prime Minister Fukuda and the House of Representatives Elelction." 2008. (in Japanese) in Characterizing Japanese Politics and Society under the Context of East Asia. ed. Tzu-Chin Huang, Taipei: Academia Shinica. pp. 441-457.
"Time to Leave? A Duration Analysis of Party Defection" with M. Tatebayashi. 2007. (in Japanese)Journal of Law, Politics and Sociology. 80(8): 120-136.
"The Survival of Prime Ministers and the House of Councillors." 2007. Social Science Japan Journal. 10(1): 81-93.
"Legislative Studies: Fusion and Separation of Powers" 2007. (in Japanese) Leviathan 40: 212-223.
"Rationalizing the House of Councilors: Bicameralism and the Fusion of Power" 2006. (in Japanese)Public Choice Studies 46: 45-53.
"Legislative Gains vs. Position Taking: How the Diet Makes Supplementary Resolutions" 2006. (in Japanese) Leviathan 38: 131-153.
"The Diffusion of Power in the Diet." 2005. Journal of Law, Politics and Sociology. 78(11): 64-86.
"Time Constraint and Agenda Control in the Japanese Diet" 2005. with S. Kawato. (in Japanese) Annals of Japanese Political Science Association 2005-I, pp. 181-200.
"An Analysis of Group Lobbying in Japan and Korea" 2005. with J. Iio and Y. Onishi. (in Japanese)Review of Asian and Pacific Studies. 29: 73-92.
"A Duration Analysis of Judicial Career: Remeasuring Judicial Independence" (in Japanese) Journal of Legal, Political and Social Science. 61: 411-456, 2005.
"Japan: The Prime Minister and the Japanese Diet." with B. Nyblade. 2004. Journal of Legislative Studies. 10(2/3): 250-262.
"Power-dispersive Cabinet System in Japan and Centralized Presidential System in Korea" 2004. with J. Iio (in Japanese) in Comparative Analysis of Politics in Changing Japan and Korea. ed. Y. Sone and J. Choi. Tokyo: Keio University Press. pp. 83-116.
"Representative Democracy and the Fusion-diffusion of Power in the Japanese Diet" 2004. (in Japanese)Journal of Legal, Political and Social Science. 58: 117-140.
"Representative Systems and Their Consequences on Party Fusion and Fragmentation" 2003. (in Japanese) Journal of Legal, Political and Social Science. 57: 504-538
"Government Stability and Economic Changes: Time-Varying Data in Duration Analysis" 2002. (in Japanese) Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association 2002, pp. 231-245.
"Legislative Agenda Power and Administrative Autonomy" 2002. (in Japanese) Leviathan 30: 41-66.
"Prime Minister Survival and Cabinet Approval" 2001. (in Japanese) Public Choice Studies 37: 14-24.
"Parliamentary Management and Elections: A Heteroskedastic Probit Model of Legislative Voting" 2001. (in Japanese) Japanese Journal of Electoral Studies. 16: 55-66.
# the 6th Miyake Award for Best Work in Japanese Politics
"Is the Japanese Diet Consensual?" 2000. Journal of Legislative Studies. 6(4): 9-28.
"Agenda Power in the Japanese House of Representatives." with G. Cox and M. McCubbins. 2000.Japanese Journal of Political Science. 1: 1-21.
"Analyzing Legislative Time" 2000. (in Japanese) Leviathan 26: 150-167.
- Social contributions
Book Review Committee Member, "Leviathan," 2008-2010.
Program Officer, Ministry of Education, Research Promotion Bureau, 2006-2008.
Public Information Committee Chair, Musashino City, 2005-2009.
Administrative Evaluation Committee Vice Chair, Adachi Ward, 2005-2008.
Editorial Committee Member, "Public Choice Studies," 2004-2011.
Local Governance Planning Committee Member, Musashino City, 2003-2004.
Official Exam Preparation Committee Member, National Personnel Authority, Human Resource Bureau, 2002-2009.
- Other notable activities
- E-mail: mmasuyama
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