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Research Fellow Kohtaro ITO

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Kohtaro ITO

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Institute of General Education, Ritsumeikan University

[Research Themes]

Expertise

  • South Korea's Diplomacy and National Security Policy, East Asian International Relations, Policy Process

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Profile

Education

  • 2017.03 Coursework completed without Ph.D degree, Graduate School of Law, Chuo University
  • 2005.12 Graduated, Korean Language Programs, Korean Language & Culture Center of Korea University
  • 2004.03 Master of Policy Studies, Chuo University
  • 2003.03 - 2003.12 Exchange Student between Chuo University and Korea University
  • 2001.03 Bachelor of Policy Studies, Chuo University

Career

  • 2019.04 - Present Visiting Adjunct Professor, Honors Program, Ritsumeikan University
  • 2018.08 - 2018.9 Visiting Fellow, Ilmin International Research Institute, Korea University
  • 2018.04 - 2019.3 Program Advisor, the Honors Program, Ritsumeikan University
  • 2018.04 - Present Visiting lecturer, Faculty of Community Policy, Shukutoku University
  • 2017.07 - present Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Social Scienses, Chuo University
  • 2017.07 - present Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
  • 2015.01 - 2017.06 Deputy Counsellor, National Security Secretariat (NSS), Cabinet Secretariat
  • 2010.01 - 2014.12 Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
  • 2008.09 - 2009.08 Junior Research Fellow, Ilmin International Research Institute, Korea University
  • 2007.06 - 2008.08 Research Assistant, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, IAA
  • 2006.06 - 2007.06 Assistant Program Officer, Japan Center for International Exchange
  • 2005.03 - 2005.07 Secretary of Member of the House of Representatives
  • 2004.04 - 2005.02 Policy Research Staff of Member of the House of Representatives

Publications

    “Kankoku no senryoku zōkyō seisaku no tenkai to gunji sangyō no hatten shingijutsu kakutoku o mezasu shūnen to sono heigai"[The Development of Korean fighting strengthening policy and the development of defense industry - Obsessions and its adverse effects towards acquiring new technologies], Narushige Michishita, eds, Technology changes War and Peace, Tokyo: Fuyoshobo Shuppan, pp.95-105(in Japanese),2018.9.25

Papers

  • "Kankei kaizen no kizashi ga mienai nikkankankei"[Showing no signs of improving relations between Japan and South Korea], Toa, pp.30-37 (in Japanese),2018.9.25
  • "’Botong gugga’leul jihyanghaneun han-il-yang-gug” [Japan and South Korea Aiming for a Normal Country], Policy Brief No.45, Ilmin International Research Institute, Korea University (in Korean),2018.10.15
  • "Kankoku no bōei sōbi-hin yushutsu kakudai to kongo no kadai"[Korea's Defense Equipment Export Expansion and Future Challenges], the CISTEC Journal, Center for Information on Security Trade Control, pp.282-293 (in Japanese),2018.9.30
  • "Kankoku no seijinin'yōsei-do ― daitōryō hisho-shitsu no rekishi to tokuchō o chūshin ni ―"[Political appointment system in Korea-focusing on the history and features of the presidential secretariat-] Kenkyunenpo, Chuo University, pp.275-290,2014.2.20
  • "Kiki kanri seisaku no kokusai hikaku ― kiki taiō no keizai seisaku-ron ni mukete"[International comparison of crisis management policies - Towards economic policy theory responding to crises], RIETI Policy Discussion Paper, 08-P-002、pp.66-69,2008.5.1
  • "Sho gaikoku ni manabu kokumin hogo taisei no arikata ni kansuru kenkyū"[Study on the way of protecting citizens learning from foreign countries], the Tokyo Foundation Study Report(2005-22), pp.36-49,2005.3.1

Others

    Articles

    "Shimin dantai no seiken hihan, gekika suru kenryoku tōsō… kukyō ni tatasa reru bun zai Tora seiken"[Criticism of citizen's groups, intensifying power struggle ... the Moon administration facing a predicament], Wedge Infinity (in Japanese),2018.12.11

    "Moon seiken ga susumeru kokubō kaikaku 2.0 To wa nanika"[What is the Defense Reform 2.0 promoted by the Moon administration?], International Information Network Analysis, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (in Japanese),2018.10.3

    "Kawaru beikan dōmei? Nihon e no eikyō wa `beikan gōdō gunji enshū chūshi' wa higashiajia ni nani o motarasu no ka"[The US-Korea alliance changing? What is the impact on Japan? What does "US-ROK Joint Military Exercise Stop" bring to East Asia?], Wedge Infinity (in Japanese),2018.7.9

    "Chōsenhantō jōsei no kyū tenkai -zaikanbeigun o meguru dōkō ni mo chūi ga hitsuyō-"[The rapid development of the Korean peninsula situation-Need to watch for trends in US forces in Korea-], International Information Network Analysis, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (in Japanese),2018.6.7

    "Orinpikku heimaku-go no Moon Jae-in seiken no yukue"[The future of the Moon administration after the Olympics Games is over], International Information Network Analysis, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (in Japanese),2018.2.19

    "Chōsenhantō: Kitachōsen ni yoru kaku misairu kaihatsu to Chōsenhantō yūji"[Korean Peninsula: North Korea's nuclear and missile development and the Korean Peninsula emergency], Talisman, pp.12-14 (in Japanese),2018.2

    "Kokubō-ryoku zōkyō ni yonenganai Kankoku, kaimami eru aseri"[South Korea who has no doubt over national defense enhancement, impatience to find glimpse], Wedge Infinity (in Japanese),2017.12.8

    "Kankoku naisei no konran wa shūsoku suru ka - `rōsoku minshin' no sentaku wa ikani -"[Confusion in Korea's Home Economics Will Does the turmoil of domestic affairs converge? - How is the choice of candlelight sentiment], Kaikaku-sha (in Japanese),2017.3.1

    "Anpo yori mo anzen ga yūsen suru Kankoku yowamaru kokumin no taikita kyōi ninshiki to takamaru saigai anzen ishiki"[Recognition of North Korean threats and increasing disaster safety awareness of Korean weakening Koreans who take priority over security], Wedge Infinity (in Japanese),2014.8.1

    "Wazuka 5-nen de yushutsu-gaku 10-bai ni kyūshin suru Kankoku no bōei sangyō"[South Korea's defense industry rapidly developinging the 10 times export value in only 5 Years], Wedge, pp.34-36 (in Japanese),2013.11.20

    "Lee Myung-bak daitōryō Takeshima jōriku no haikei wa nanika"[What is the background of President Lee Myung-bak landing Takeshima], Kaikaku-sha (in Japanese),2012.10.1


    Membership in Professional Academic Association

    The Japan Association of International Relations

    Japan Association for International Security

    Association for Contemporary Korean Studies in Japan

    Public Policy Studies Association Japan

    Japan Association of International Security and Trade