Kenji E. Kushida, MA, PhDTakahashi Research Associate in Japanese Studies, Shorenstein APARC
Containment of Fukushima Leaks Poses Massive ChallengesShorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program in the news
In an interview with PBS NewsHour on September 3, Kenji Kushida speaks about the Japanese government's latest efforts to contain the leaking of radioactive water from Fukushima and the possible political fallout for Japan's ruling party.
Shorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program Announcement
Japan under the DPJ endeavors to explain the DPJ's rapid rise to power in 2009, examines the limited policy change that occured while the party was in power, and analyzes what led to the party's dramatic fall in 2012. Read more »
Fukushima Reinforces Worst Fears for Japanese Who Are Anti-Nuclear PowerShorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program in the news
How are the Japanese people reacting to the news of the continuing contamination leak and what does it mean for Japan's energy policy? In an interview with PBS NewsHour on August 8, Kenji Kushida speaks about what the government may do to stop the flow.
Fad-Loving Japan May Derail a Sony SmartphoneShorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program in the news: The New York Times on June 26, 2013
In The New York Times, Kenji Kushida discussed Japan's "Galapagos" information technology sector and the unique pace of the Japanese cellphone market.
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.