Kenji E. Kushida, MA, PhDTakahashi Research Associate in Japanese Studies, Shorenstein APARC
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 in the news: Nikkei Business on August 20, 2012
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 in the news: Stanford News Service on March 7, 2012
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.
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 »