Kenji E. Kushida, MA, PhDTakahashi Research Associate in Japanese Studies, Shorenstein APARC
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.
Shorenstein APARC News
What if you had the opportunity to work at a leading independent media company in China, or behind-the-scenes on a popular television show in Korea? The 25 students who participated this past summer in Stanford’s East Asia Internship Program gained hands-on experience living and working in East Asia. Read more »
IT and globalizing Japan's human resourcesShorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program News
In a Nikkei Business interview, Kenji Kushida discussed Japan's "Galapagos" information technology sector, Silicon Valley, and the need for globalized human resources in Japan.
New Stanford report revisits Fukushima, suggests reformShorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program News
A new account of the Fukushima nuclear disaster revisits events as they took place in March 2011. The report, by Kenji Kushida, delves into the politics and institutions of Japan’s energy industry and offers recommendations for reforming it with a view of preventing such a disaster from occurring again.
Stanford research poised to play role as Japan restructures power industryShorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford, Japan Studies Program News
Northeastern Japan is rebuilding itself after last year's earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident. The devastation to the region is unquestionable, but so are the opportunities for energy industry reform and innovation. Masahiko Aoki and Kenji Kushida spoke with the Stanford News Service about developments in the region, and about possible links to Silicon Valley technologies.