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Gregory J. Kasza

Gregory Kasza163Gregory J. Kasza
Dept. of East Asian Languages & Cultures and Dept. of Political Science, Indiana University

Research Topics

the state in late development – industrial policy

Education and Academic Employment

1971 B.S.F.S. Georgetown University
1983 Yale University
1983-1985 Assistant Professor, Whitman College
1985-present Professor, Indiana University
spring 2003 Visiting Professor, Harvard University
summer 2003 Visiting Scholar:Oxford University, Nissan Institute for Japanese Studies
1996-1997, spring 2002, 2008-2009 ;Hitotsubashi University
1989-1990, 1992-1993 ;Kyoto University
1980-1982 ;Tokyo University

Research Fields of Interest

  • the welfare state
  • war and politics
  • politics and the mass media
  • qualitative research methods

Selected Publications

  • One World of Welfare: Japan in Comparative Perspective (Cornell, 2006 – Japanese edition forthcoming, Minerva).
  • The Conscription Society: Administered Mass Organizations (Yale, 1995 – Japanese edition, Kashiwa Shobo).
  • The State and the Mass Media in Japan, 1918-1945 (U. of California, 1988).


Fellowships: Abe, National Science Foundation, Fulbright (3), Social Science Research Council (2), Japan Foundation (2)
Prize Teaching Fellowship, Yale
Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, Indiana

Other Interests

scuba diving, golf, 日本テレビドラマ

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