CURTIS, Gerald

CURTIS, Gerald

CURTIS, Gerald

Faculty Fellow (until March 31, 2004)

Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University

Activities at RIETI

Education

1969 Ph.D., Columbia University, Department of Political Science
1969 Certificate, Columbia University, East Asian Institute
1965 Inter University Center for Japanese Studies, Tokyo
1964 M.A., Columbia University, Department of Political Science
1962 B.A., University of New Mexico, Department of Social Science

Experience

2000 - Visiting Professor, Graduate Research Institute for Policy Studies (Tokyo)
1998 - Burgess Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
1976 - Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
1973 - 1975, 1977 - 1984, 1987 - 1991 Director, East Asian Institute, Columbia University
1990 - 1991 Director, Center for Korean Research, Columbia University
1982 - 1983 Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University
1976 - 1977 Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo
1972 - 1976 Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
1971 - 1972 Research Associate, Faculty of Law, Keio University
1969 - 1972 Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
1968 - 1969 Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
1968 Instructor, Department of Political Science, University of Illinois
1967 - 1968 Research Associate, East Asian Institute, Columbia University

Selected Publications and Papers

Policymaking in Japan: Defining the Role of Politicians, ed., The Brookings Institution for the Japan Center for International Exchange, 2001 (Japanese edition, JCIE, 2001)

New Perspectives on U.S.-Japan Relations, ed., The Brookings Institution, July 2000 (Chinese edition, 2001)

The Logic of Japanese Politics, Columbia University Press, June 1999 (Japanese edition, Nagata cho Seiji no Kobo, Shinchosha, 2001; Korean edition, Han'ul, 2002)

Nihon No Seiji O Doo Miru Ka (Comparative Perspectives on Japanese Politics), NHK, 1996.

The United States, Japan and Asia: Challenges for US Policy, ed., W.W. Norton for the American Assembly, 1994.

Japan's Foreign Policy After the Cold War: Coping with Change, ed., M.E. Sharpe, 1993.

Posuto-Reisen Jidai no Nihon (Japan in the Post Cold War Era), Tokyo Shinbun Shuppan-kyoku, 1991.

The Japanese Way of Politics, Columbia University Press, 1988, paperback version, 1989. Japanese edition, Nihongata Seiji No Honshitsu, TBS Britannica, 1987, second printing, 1989. Recipient of Ohira Memorial Prize, 1989. Published in Thai, 1998.

The United States South Korean Alliance, with Han Sung Joo, Lexington Books, 1984.

The Dynamics of Japanese Politics (Doken Kokka Nippon), with Ishikawa Masumi, Kobunsha, 1984.

Election Campaigning Japanese Style,
Columbia University Press, 1971, and Kodansha International (paperback), 1981. Japanese translation (Daigishi No Tanjo) , Simul Press, now in 26th printing.

Japanese American Relations in the Seventies, ed., Columbia Books, 1970. Japanese translation (Okinawa Igo no Nichibei Kankei), Simul Press, 1970.

Others

2000 - Visiting Professor, Graduate Research Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo
1992 - Member, Board of Directors, Japan Center for International Exchange (U.S.)
1993 - Member, Board of Trustees, US-Japan Foundation
Advisory Board, National Security Archive's U.S. Japan Project
Member, Advisory Board to the National Institute of Democracy
Member, Editorial Board for Asian Survey
Member, Advisory Board to the Foundation for Advanced Information and Research (FAIR)
1991 - Senior Editorial Advisor, Newsweek Korea
1986 - Senior Editorial Advisor, Newsweek for Newsweek Japan
1982 - Advisor and Monthly Columnist, Chunichi Shimbun and Tokyo Shimbun