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Abe Fellowship Program 2014-2015

Kaori Hayashi    
Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies    
University of Tokyo    
“Reconfiguring the Role of Professional Journalism: A Comparative Study of Media’s Public Rationale in the US and Japan in the Digital Age”

Shinsuke Ikeda    
Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research   
University of Osaka
“Self-Control and Consumer Behaviors Under Depletable Willpower: Theory and International Evidence”

Shoko Kiyohara    
Associate Professor, School of Information & Communication    
Meiji University
“U.S.-Japan Comparative Study on Election Systems in the Internet Age: Internet Election Campaigns and E-voting”

Phillip Y. Lipscy    
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science  
Stanford University    
“The Politics of Energy and Climate Change”

Toru Morotomi    
Professor, Graduate School of Economics    
Kyoto University
“Future of Corporate Taxation: A Comparative Study of Influences of Globalization and Competitiveness Considerations on Corporate Tax Reforms in Japan and U.S.”

Gene Park    
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science    
Loyola Marymount University
“Tax Structure, Tax Politics and Deficits”

Noriko Porter    
Instructor, Human Development    
Washington State University     
“Comparing Stress of Mothers Who Raise Children with Autism between Japan and USA: A Mixed Methods Study”

Jordan Sand    
Professor, Department of History/Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures 
Georgetown University    
“A Tokyo Model? Lessons for Contemporary Asian Megacities from Local Microhistories of Housing and Infrastructure Development in Tokyo”

Jaganath Sankaran    
Postdoctoral Fellow, John F. Kennedy School of Government    
Harvard University
“Fostering Military Stability and Nuclear Nonproliferation in Northeast Asia”

Kay Shimizu    
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science    
Columbia University    
“Liberalization and the Distancing of Politics: the Case of Agricultural Reforms in Japan”

Daisaku Yamamoto    
Associate Professor, Geography and Asian Studies    
Colgate University    
“Coping with the Crisis of Public Facilities and Services in Nuclear Host Localities: U.S.-Japan Comparison Based on the Livelihood Approach”

Masaru Yarime    
Project Associate Professor, Science, Technology and Innovation, Graduate School of Public Policy    
University of Tokyo
“University-Industry-Government Collaboration for Innovation to Address Grand/Societal Challenges: Comparative Analysis of Science & Technology Policy in Japan, Europe & the U.S.”