Experts

  • Professor of Political History, Chukyo University, Japan
    ASANO Toyomi is a professor of political history and international relations at Chukyo University. He graduated from doctoral course of the Graduate school of Advanced Social and International Studies in Tokyo University in 1998, affiliated as a research associate with Asia-Pacific Research Center of Waseda University 1998-2000, inaugurated to be a professor in Chukyo University in 2000, receiving...
  • Associate Professor of International Affairs, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
    Thomas Berger joined the Department of International Relations in 2001. Previously, he taught for seven years at the Johns Hopkins Department of Political Science in Baltimore. He is the author of War, Guilt and World Politics After World War II,  Cultures of Antimilitarism: National Security in Germany and Japan and is co-editor of Japan in International Politics: Beyond the Reactive State....
  • Chairman, Advisory Council, Institute of Public Policy, Lahore, Pakistan
    Since 1999, Mr. Burki has been CEO of EMP-Financial Advisors, LLC. From 1994-1999, he was Vice President of the Latin America and Caribbean Region of The World Bank. Prior to that time, he held other senior positions at The World Bank and, from 1996-1997, was Finance Minister of Pakistan. Mr. Burki holds degrees in physics and economics, as well as the M.P.A. from the Kennedy School of Harvard Uni...
  • Research Associate, Sciences Po's Center for International Studies (CERI), Paris, France
    Renaud Egreteau holds degrees in comparative politics and Asian languages as well as a PhD in political science from Sciences Po Paris (2006). He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore and a Research Associate with the Center for International Research (CERI) in Paris, France. He was previously a Research Assistant Professor at the Universit...
  • Shihoko Goto is the senior Northeast Asia associate at the Woodrow Wilson Center's Asia Program, where she is responsible for research, programming, and publications on Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. She is also a contributing editor to The Globalist, and a fellow of the Mansfield Foundation/Japan Foundation U.S.-Japan Network for the Future for 2014 to 2016. Prior to joining the Wilson Cente...
  • Professor of Political Science, Monmouth College
    Farhat Haq was born in central Pakistan and moved to the United States when she was eighteen years old. She received her B.A. from SUNY Fredonia and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Cornell University. She is currently a Professor of Political Science at Monmouth College and a visiting Professor at Lahore University of Management Sciences. She received NEH awards to engage in advanced studies on...
  • Former Director, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
    Robert M. Hathaway is a Public Policy Fellow associated with the Asia Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and is working on a book on the use of power in global politics, titled Leverage: Turning Power into Clout.  He served as director of the Wilson Center’s Asia Program from 1999 – 2014.  Prior to joining the Wilson Center, he served for twelve...
  • Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, The George Washington University
    Benjamin D. Hopkins is a specialist in modern South Asian history, in particular that of Afghanistan, as well as British imperialism. His research focuses on the role of the colonial state in creating the modern states inhabiting the region. His first book, The Making of Modern Afghanistan, examined the efforts of the British East India Company to construct an Afghan state in the early part of the...
  • Freelance Business and Economy Journalist
    Khurram Husain is a leading business and economy journalist in Pakistan, based out of Karachi. He has taught at the prestigious Lahore University of Management Sciences in the past. He writes a widely read column in Dawn, Pakistan’s leading English language newspaper and in television has been a contributor to the BBC, providing short features on economic issues as well as appearing as an an...
  • Former Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan.
    Farahnaz Ispahani is a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center. She is a Pakistani politician who served as a member of Parliament and Media Advisor to the President of Pakistan. At the Parliament she focused on the issues of terrorism, human rights, minority rights and US-Pakistan relations. Ms. Ispahani spent the formative years of her career as a print and television journalist. Her...

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