Assistant Professor of Political Studies
Primary Academic Program: Political Studies
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Global and International Studies, Human Rights
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Visiting researcher, Keio University, Tokyo (2005–07); Visiting Research Fellow, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan (1999–2000). Honors and awards include Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Completion Scholarship (2008–09); JSPS Research Fellowship (2006–07); Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (2005–06). Research and teaching interests include immigration politics, Japanese and East Asian politics, Asia-Pacific regional politics, comparative public policy. At Bard since 2009.