Graduate School of Asia-Pacific StudiesWaseda University


ASCIONE, Benjamin J.


PhD (Policy and Governance) Australian National University
MA (International Relations) Waseda University


Post-doctoral Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University (2018-2020)
Japan and Korea Editor, East Asia Forum (2010-present)
Research Associate, Japan Center for International Exchange (2010-present)

Field of Specialization:

Political Science, International Relations, Security Studies

Research Theme:

International Relations in the Asia-Pacific, Japanese foreign and security policy, the domestic politics-foreign policy nexus


Major Works / Publications Awards:

Major Works

Australia-Japan Relations Stocktake Report, Australia-Japan Research Centre (2021)
Peak Japan, East Asia Forum Quarterly, vol 10 no. 3 (ed) (2018)
Japan’s elusive dream of ‘contestable party politics’, Australia and Japan in the Region, Vol. 5 No. 10 (2017)
Can Abe revise Japan’s peace constitution?, East Asia Forum (2016)

Publications Awards

Fellowship, Australia-Japan National Parliamentary Fellowship Program (2016)
Japanese Studies Fellowship, Japan Foundation (2015)
Australian National University Vice Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Excellence in Service Quality (2009)

Academic Societies / Service to Society

Service to Society

Editorial Board, East Asia Forum (2016-present)

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