Asia Pacific Initiative (API) is pleased to announce that Dr. SUZUKI Kazuto, Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, joined our institution on January 1, 2021, as Senior Consulting Fellow.
< Profile of Prof. SUZUKI Kazuto>
SUZUKI Kazuto is Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, Japan. He graduated from the Department of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, and received his Ph.D. from Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, England. He has worked for the Fondation pour la recherche stratégique in Paris, France as an assistant researcher, as an Associate Professor at the University of Tsukuba from 2000 to 2008, and served as Professor of International Politics at Hokkaido University until 2020. He also spent one year at the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University from 2012 to 2013 as a visiting researcher. He served as an expert in the Panel of Experts for Iranian Sanction Committee under the United Nations Security Council from 2013 to July 2015. He has been the President of the Japan Association of International Security and Trade. His research focuses on the intersection of science/technology and international relations; and on subjects including space policy, non-proliferation, export control and sanctions. His recent work includes Space and International Politics (2011, in Japanese, awarded the Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities), Policy Logics and Institutions of European Space Collaboration (2003) and many others.
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Established in July 2017, Asia Pacific Initiative (API) is a think tank and forum which aims to uphold and strengthen the liberal international order in the Asia-Pacific so as to maintain peace and prosperity in the region.
API’s Mission Statement
- Liberalism – We will aim to realize a liberal and open society and world where individual initiatives are valued
- Innovation – We will advance society through innovation
- Policy Entrepreneurship – We will foster policy entrepreneurship that will set agendas and pursue policy imagination for the public
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