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Kazumi Noguchi

Former Japan Scholar


    October 1, 2014 — March 27, 2015

    Professional affiliation

    Associate Professor, Kobe Women’s University, Japan

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Global Health as Human Security and Government-Philanthropy Collaboration: A Case Study of Public-Private Partnership in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)"

    Full Biography

    Kazumi Noguchi received her doctorate in international development from the Graduate School of International Social Sciences at Yokohama National University in Japan. She is currently an Associate Professor, teaching mainly international cooperation studies, at the Department of Kobe Global-Local Studies, Faculty of Literature, at Kobe Women’s University.  Noguchi has been researching the roles played by philanthropic organizations in international development policy, focusing on the HIV/AIDS prevention programs.  Prior to joining the Kobe Women’s University, she worked at the Tokyo Office of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation.  Her published works discuss the effect that American philanthropic organizations have on the Japanese public health development and on the Japanese cultural exchange development in the post-WWII.