Visiting Research Fellow
International Relations in the Middle East, Palestinian Question, Foreign Policy of Israel
Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, National Defense Academy of Japan, Yokosuka, Japan (Oct 2012-Today)
Research Fellow, Middle East Institute of Japan, Tokyo, Japan (Dec 2008-Sep 2012)
Researcher / Political Advisor, Embassy of Japan in Jordan, Amman, Jordan (Oct 2005 – October 2008)
Ph. D in International Political Economy, Graduate School of the International Political Economy, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki (March 2012)
M.A. in International Political Economy, Graduate School of the International Political Economy, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan (Apr 1998 - March 2001)
-Political Process of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiation: Development and Failure of the Oslo Process, Minerva Shobou, 2013.
-“Role of the International Society in the Oslo Process and its Setback,” Taizou Imano, Tarou Tsurumi and Shoei Takeda eds., Twenty Year after the Oslo Accords: Exploring Palestine/ Israel in Transition, 2015, The University of Tokyo, pp. 1-19.
-“Palestine Question: National Security of Israel and the Peace Process,” Masaki Matsuo, Tadashi Okanouchi and Takurou Kikkawa eds., The New Order in the Middle East, Minerva Shobou, 2016, pp. 264-283.
-“Alliance of the States in the Middle East,” Yuichi Hasegawa and Yoshiki Kaneko eds., International Politics Today: Changing Globalization and New Powers, 4th edition, Minerva Shobou, 2019, pp. 180-199.
-“Diplomacy: Focusing on the Foreign Policy of Israel and Palestine,” Shingo Hamanaka ed., Israel/ Palestine, Minerva Shobou, 2020, pp. 137-158.
-“The Israeli Attitude toward Iran and the Palestinian Situation,” Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 2 (518), Oct 2013, pp. 15-22.
-“Military and a Rise of Armed Non-State Actors in Political Change of the Arab States,” The Journal of International Security, Vol. 43 (3), Dec 2015, pp. 15-25.
-“Peace Policy of the Obama Administration and Israel,” Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 2 (527), Sep 2016, pp. 40-50.
-“Conflicts over a Framework for the Middle East Peace Process: Background and Impact of US Recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel,” Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 1 (532), May 2018, pp. 15-25.
-“The Foreign Relations of a Non-State Actor and Its Decisive Factors: The Case of Hamas,” International Relations, Vol. 195, March 2019, pp. 108-122.
-“Struggles for the Control of the Gaza Strip: Rivalries between States and the Palestinian Authority over the Policy towards the Gaza Strip,” Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, No. 122, March 2021, pp. 73-90.