Teaching

Teaching Interests

  • International Relations
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Economy
  • International Security
  • Asian Regionalism
  • Japanese Politics & Foreign Policy
  • Relationship between Economics & Security
  • Government-Business Relations
  • Research Methods & Field Research

Teaching Awards

  • Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies
    Certificate of Award (2017)
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award (2013-2014)

Current Courses

Contested Issues in Contemporary Japan
(Undergraduate/Graduate)
Conflict and Cooperation in Asia
(Graduate)
Syllabus

Past Courses

University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • Asian Studies 312: Contemporary Asian Civilizations (Spring 2018, Spring 2019)
    Syllabus
  • Asian Studies 462: Contested Issues in Contemporary Japan (Fall 2018)
    Fall 2018 Syllabus | Fall 2018 Flyer
  • Asian Studies 620: Conflict and Cooperation in Asia (Fall 2018)
    Fall 2018 Syllabus | Fall 2018 Flyer | Fall 2019 Syllabus
  • Asian Studies 695: Plan B Culminating Experience (ongoing)
    Syllabus
  • Asian Studies 699: Directed Readings in the Security of the Korean Peninsula (Fall 2019)
  • Asian Studies 750: Research Seminar in Asian Studies (Spring 2018, Spring 2019)
    Syllabus

University of Washington Honors Program

  • Honors 233/213/384: Japanese National Identity at the Crossroads: Contested Borders, Shifting Politics (Study Abroad, Summer 2019)
    Syllabus | Flyer
  • Honors 384: Japanese Politics and Society (Spring 2019)
    Syllabus
  • Honors 384: Constructing Japanese Identity (Study Abroad, Summer 2017)
    Syllabus

Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

  • Advanced Security Cooperation (March-May 2017)
  • Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (September 2016, January 2017, June 2017)
  • Senior Executive Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (October 2016)

University of California, Berkeley (Lead Instructor)

  • Intro to Research Methods & Fieldwork in the Social Sciences & Humanities (Summer 2015)

University of California, Berkeley (Teaching Assistant)

  • Comparative Political Economy (Fall 2015) with Professor Steven Vogel
  • Japanese Politics (Spring 2014) with Professor Steven Vogel
  • Japanese Politics (Spring 2009, Fall 2013) with Professor T.J. Pempel
  • Graduate Pro-Seminar in Japanese Studies (Spring 2016) with Professor Steven Vogel
  • Experiential Learning: Context, Self-Reflection, and Professional Development (Summer 2015, Summer 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Summer 2019) with Professor Joel Clark
2019 University of Washington Honors Program Study Abroad in Japan
2015 UC Berkeley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows & Advisors