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Abe Fellowship Program 2009-2010

Sangmin Bae
Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University 
“Human Security in East Asia: Japan Leading the Way?”

Taiji Furusawa
Professor, Hitotsubashi University 
“Quality of Financial Institutions and International Trade”

Mary Alice Haddad
Assistant Professor, Wesleyan University 
“Environmental Politics and Civic Participation in East Asia” 

Koichi Hamada
Tuntex Professor, Yale University 
“Ignorance or Vested Interests: A Comparison of Economic Crisis Management in
Japan and the United States”

Miwako Hosoda
Research Fellow, Harvard University
“Empirical Research on Social Movements around Health Issues in the U.S. and

Yoko Ibuka
Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University
“Cost-Effective Strategies for Influenza Vaccinations in the U.S. and Japan”

Akihiro Ogawa
Assistant Professor, Stockholm University 
“Lifelong Learning and Globalization: A Comparative Study of Europe and Japan”

Andrew Oros
Assistant Professor, Washington College
 “Trilateralism in the U.S.-Japan-China Security

Mitchell Sedgwick
Senior Lecturer and Director, Europe Japan Research Center
Oxford Brookes University
“Organizing Globalization: Anthropologies of Cross-Cultural Relations in
Japanese Corporations”

Tomomi Tanaka
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
“An International Comparative Study of the Relationship between Economic Growth
and Incentives to Work, Save and Redistribute”

Yuma Totani
Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
“Justice in the Balance: Lessons from the Allied War Crimes Trials in the
Asia-Pacific Region”

Honami Yoshida
Research Fellow, Harvard University 
“Effects of Gender Disparity on Birthrate Declines and Reproductive Health
Analyzed in U.S.-Japan Comparison”

Mari Yoshihara
Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
“Political Economy of the Arts in Japan and the United States”