Associate Professor, Hitotsubashi UniversityJapan
Maiko Ichihara is an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Law and the School of International and Public Policy at Hitotsubashi University, Japan. Ms. Ichihara is a committee member of the World Movement for Democracy and Partnership for Democratic Governance (Japan), and a Co-Chair of Democracy for the Future project at the Japan Center for International Exchange. Her recent publications include: The Role of Democracy Promotion in Japanese Foreign Policy in Nicholas Szechenyi, ed., Asianism and Universalism: The Evolution of Norms and Power in Modern Asia (Washington D.C.: Center for International and Strategic Studies, 2019). Ms. Ichihara earned her Ph.D. in political science from the George Washington University and her M.A. from Columbia University.