President Takashi Shiraishi, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

President Takashi Shiraishi

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Biodata

Takashi Shiraishi graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo, and holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University. He has taught at the University of Tokyo (1979-1987), Cornell University (1987-98), Kyoto University (1996-2005), and the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo (2005-2009). He served as a standing executive member of the Council for Science and Technology Policy (CSTP), Cabinet Office (2009-2010), and is currently the president of GRIPS (since 2011). He is also the president of the Institute of Developing Economies-JETRO (since 2007), and a non-standing executive member of CSTP, Cabinet Office (since 2011). He was awarded the Japanese Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon in 2007.

Selected Publications

An Age in Motion: Popular Radicalism in Java 1912-1926 (Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1990, recipient of the Ohira Masayoshi Asia Pacific Award)

Indonesia: Kokka to Seiji [Government and Politics in Indonesia] (Tokyo, Libroport, 1990, recipient of the Suntory Academic Award)

Umi no Teikoku [The Making of a Region] (Tokyo, Chuokoron, 2000, recipient of the Yomiuri-Yoshino Sakuzo Award)

Network Power: Japan and Asia (edited with Peter J. Katzenstain) (Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1997)

Beyond Japan: The Dynamics of East Asian Regionalism (edited with Peter J. Katzenstain) (Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 2006)