SUNAMI Atsushi

The below information is as of July 31, 2003. It may differ from the current information.

SUNAMI Atsushi

SUNAMI Atsushi

Fellow (until July 31, 2003)

Visiting Researcher, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology,

Activities at RIETI


Comparative National Innovation Systems, China, Japan, US
Comparative Political Economy in Science and Technology
Social Institutions of Science, STS and the role of Regulatory Science in S&T Policy


1988 B.S.F.S., School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA
1993 Master of International Affairs
Columbia University, NY, USA
1999 Master of Philosophy
Columbia University
2001 Ph.D. in Political Science,
Columbia University

1987 Certificate, Summer Language Program
1988 Certificate in International Relations, DIE
YONSEI University, South Korea


1989-1991 Department of Policy Research
Nomura Research Institute, LTD., Japan
1992-1993 Reader, SIPA
Columbia University, NY, USA
1997-1998 TAGS Fellow, Science Policy Research Unit
University of Sussex, UK
1998-2001 Consultant, International Activity Center
The Urban Institute, Washington D.C., USA
1999- Adjunct Assistant Professor
Kanazawa University, Japan
2001- Visiting Researcher, RCAST
University of Tokyo, Japan

Selected Publications and Papers

"Learning from the Japanese - R & D Policies of the UK and the US in the 1980s" (in progress)
"Science at the Bar - the Case of Japan" (Conference Paper in progress)


1998-1999 Public Policy Fellow
Columbia University, Public Policy Consortium
1998-2000 Research Grant on STS related issues
The TOYOTA Foundation, Japan
2001-2003 Research Grant on "S-T-I Network"
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
American Political Science Association (USA)
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (USA)
Public Policy Studies Association (Japan)
Evolutionary Economics Association (Japan)