Hiroyuki Yamamoto

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D. – University of University

2009 Ph.D. – Government, University of Virginia
1998 M.A. – International Relations, University of California, San Diego
1997 M.A. – Political Science, Keio University
1995 B.A. – Law, Keio University
Teaching & Research Interests

Comparative Politics, Democratic Backsliding, and Japanese Politics

Academic Appointments
2015-2020 Assistant Professor, Tokyo International University
2012-2015 Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Richmond
2011-2012 Research Fellow and Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
2010-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer, Departments of Political Science and Japanese Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Fellowships & Grants
2011-2012 Research Fellowship, Japan Studies Program, Jackson School of International Studies
2010-2011 Terasaki Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies
Selected Publications/Conference Papers
“Democratic Backsliding and Party System in Interwar Japan,” Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, Vol. 19, No. 3 (2019). Retrieved from https://japanesestudies.org.uk/ejcjs/vol19/iss3/yamamoto.html
“Democratic Backsliding: Lessons from Interwar Japan.” AsiaGlobal Online Journal. Retrieved from https://www.asiaglobalonline.hku.hk/democratic-backsliding-lessons-from-interwar-japan
“The Path-Dependent Origins of Patronage Politics in Prewar Japan (戦前日本におけるパトロネージ型政治の経路依存的起源).” Global Studies, Vol. 3 (2019): 27-44. Retrieved from https://www.tiu.ac.jp/about/research_promotion/ronsou/pdf/3_globalstudies_2.pdf
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