Phillip Lipscy, PhDThe Thomas Rohlen Center Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; and Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
Protecting nuclear plants from nature's worstShorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program Op-ed: Washington Post on November 1, 2012
As the East Coast cleans up from super-storm Sandy, Phillip Lipscy and Kenji Kushida point to important lessons from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster. They say more must be done to safeguard U.S. nuclear plants from natural disasters.
Other issues at the heart of East Asia tensionsShorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program in the news
China's recent trade dispute with the United States and ongoing territorial tensions with Japan have made headlines. Phillip Lipscy weighs in on the bigger issues behind current events.
On February 1, 2012, the Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) embarked on its ninth year with a new class of 27 exceptional high school students from across the United States. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program News
The decades-old U.S.-Japan alliance remains a stabilizing force in the Asia-Pacific region, but it continues to evolve with changes in both countries and in the region. In January, Kenji Kushida and Phillip Lipscy joined other rising Japan studies scholars for discussions about issues confronting the relationship. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford, Japan Studies Program Q&A
The past year unfolded with Japan’s unprecedented triple disaster and closed with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s historic trip to Myanmar. Political scientist Phillip Lipscy discusses the events in Asia that defined the year and looks ahead to 2012. Read more »