Project Research

MA Program/PhD Program Project Research List

1.MA Program(MA Program in International Relations) Project Research Faculties

Project research is carried out in seminar style. Under the instruction of their academic advisors, students will learn and master skills to prepare and complete their thesis, to compile, analyse and review relevant information fully and to understand the research methodology. Academic supervisors will be available for advice.
Using this approach, students can expect to comprehend the latest developments in their areas of specialization while at the same time, expanding their interests in various real-time issues. Through the cultivation of theoretical analysis and problem-solving skills, students can expect to draw an appropriate conclusion to their research topics.

The selection of the Project Research takes into comprehensive consideration the student’s research plan and other documents presented during the admission process as well as an essay, interview result and student’s academic interest.

For more information about Project Research, please find out it from Syllabus Search

https://www.wsl.waseda.jp/syllabus/JAA101.php?pLng=en
To find out the research, put the name of Project Research in “Course Title”.

Area Studies

Name Project Research
AMAKO, Satoshi Governance in China and Asia
【Not available from Sep. 2016 Admission】
NAKAJIMA, Seio Popular Culture in Asia
HAYASE, Shinzo Japan in Asia
LIU-FARRER, Gracia Globalization and Socio-Cultural Change
MURASHIMA, Eiji Political Society and Culture in Southeast Asia
LEE, Jong Won Politics and Diplomacy in Korea, International Relations in Northeast Asia
LIU, Jie Chinese History in Modern and Post-WW II Period
ROBERTS, Glenda S. Everyday Life in the Asia-Pacific
【Not available for Sep. 2017 and Apr. 2018 Admission】
※Sabatical leave from Sep. 2017 to Sep. 2018
AOYAMA, Rumi

Politics and International Relations of China

MIICHI, Ken

Politics in Southeast Asia

International Relations

Name Project Research
UEKI, Chikako International Relations and Security in East Asia
KAWANO, Mariko Pacific Settlement of International Disputes
KAWAMURA, Yukio International Co-operation in the APEC Region and Laws
SHINOHARA, Hatsue East Asia and America, Foreign Policy
SHIRAISHI, Masaya International Relations in the Asia-Pacific Region
【Not available from Sep. 2016 Admission】
NABESHIMA, Kaoru East Asian Economies and Industries
YAMAOKA, Michio International Cooperation in Asia Pacific Region
【Not available from Sep. 2017 Admission】
YAMAKAGE, Susumu International Relations of, and with, ASEAN
BACON, Paul Martyn Europe and Asia: Inter-regional Relations
※Available in English language applicants only
LEHENY, David Culture and Politics in the Asia-Pacific

International Development/ Policy Studies

Name Project Research
URATA, Shujiro International Economic Issues in Asia-Pacific
OBI, Toshio e-Government & CIO Management IT Career Development
【Not available from Sep. 2016 Admission】
KATSUMA, Yasushi Peace, Human Rights and Social Development in Less Developed Countries
KATO, Atsushi Economic Development and Policy in Asia
KURODA, Kazuo Educational Development in Developing Countries and International Cooperation
NISHIMURA, Masao Cultural Heritage and Development in Southeast Asia
MATSUOKA, Shunji Global Sustainability and International Development Cooperation Studies
MITOMO, Hitoshi Economics, Policies and Applications for Networked Societies
【Not available for Apr. and Sep. 2018 Admission】
※Sabatical leave from March 2018 to Feb. 2019

2.PhD Program(PhD Program in International Studies)

Doctoral degree candidates are only required to complete and submit their dissertation to earn the PhD degree. No additional coursework is necessary. Candidates may, however, choose to take additional master’s – level courses for credit. Those students who do not elect to take additional courses can focus exclusively on their dissertations.

Area Studies

Name Project Research
AMAKO, Satoshi Contemporary China
【Not available from Sep. 2015 Admission】
NAKAJIMA, Seio Development and Prospects of Creative Industries in Contemporary Asia
HAYASE, Shinzo Asia-Japan Relations in Modern History
LIU FARRER, Gracia Self, Culture, Society under Globalization
MURASHIMA, Eiji Southeast Asian Area Studies
LEE, Jong Won Contemporary Korean Studies, International Relations in Northeast Asia
ROBERTS, Glenda S. Contemporary Japanese Society
AOYAMA, Rumi

Politics and International Relations of Contemporary China

MIICHI, Ken

Religion and Politics in Contemporary Southeast Asia

International Relations

Name Project Research
UEKI, Chikako International Relations and Security in Asia-Pacific
KAWAMURA, Yukio International Organizations and International Co-operation
SHINOHARA, Hatsue History of US-Japanese Relations, International History
SHIRAISHI, Masaya International Relations in the Asia-Pacific Region
【Not available from Sep. 2015 Admission】
NABESHIMA, Kaoru Industrial Upgrading in East Asia
YAMAOKA, Michio Asia-Pacific Cooperation
【Not available from Sep. 2016 Admission】
BACON, Paul Martyn Comparative Regionalism (Europe and Asia)
※Available in English language only
LEHENY, David Politics and Emotion in the Asia-Pacific

International Development/Policy Studies

Name Project Research
URATA, Shujiro International Economic Issues in Asia-Pacific
【Not available from Sep. 2017 Admission】
OBI, Toshio Research on Information Society,
e-Government and IT Career Development
【Not available from Sep. 2015 Admission】
KATSUMA, Yasushi Social Development and International Human Rights
KATO, Atsushi Economic Development and Governance
KURODA, Kazuo Policy Analysis of Comparative and International Education
MATSUOKA, Shunji Environment and Sustainable Development
MITOMO, Hitoshi Info-Communication Economics, Business and Policy Analysis