Publications

Edited Books

Linking Trade and Security: Evolving Institutions and Strategies in Asia, Europe, and the United States (co-edited with Vinod Aggarwal). New York: Springer (2013).

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Responding to a Resurgent Russia: Russian Policy and Responses from the European Union and the United States (co-edited with Vinod Aggarwal). New York: Springer (2012).

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Journal Articles

  • “China’s Challenge to the Global Commons: Compliance, Contestation, and Subversion in the Maritime and Cyber Domains.” International Relations, vol. 35, no. 3 (September 2021). full versionrequest a copy
  • “The Adaptation of Japanese Economic Statecraft: Trade, Aid, and Technology.” World Trade Review, vol. 20, no. 2 (May 2021), pp. 186–202. full version | free read-only version
  • “Technology and Tensions in the Global Commons.” Fletcher Security Review, vol. 6, no. 1 (Summer 2019), pp. 38-44. download
  • “Japan in 2007: A Divided Government” (with Steven Vogel). Asian Survey, vol. 48, no. 1 (January 2008), pp. 97-106. download

Book Chapters

  • “From Trade Laggard to Trade Leader: Japan’s Role in Countering the Backlash Against Globalization.” In Katsumata and Kusano (eds.) Non-Western Nations and the Future of the Liberal World Order. New York: Routledge (forthcoming).
  • “Economic Rivals, Security Allies: The US-Japan Trade War.” In Liang and Zeng (eds.) Research Handbook on Trade Wars. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (forthcoming). free preprint available at SSRN
  • “The Trade-Security Nexus in the Asia-Pacific” (with Vinod Aggarwal). In Aggarwal & Govella (eds.) Linking Trade and Security: Evolving Institutions and Strategies in Asia, Europe, and the United States. New York: Springer (2013). download
  • “Trade Linkages to Traditional and Non-Traditional Security: Lessons and Prospects” (with Vinod Aggarwal). In Aggarwal & Govella (eds.) Linking Trade and Security: Evolving Institutions and Strategies in Asia, Europe, and the United States. New York: Springer (2013). download
  • “Introduction: The Fall of the Soviet Union and the Resurgence of Russia” (with Vinod Aggarwal) In Aggarwal & Govella (eds.) Responding to a Resurgent Russia: Russian Policy and Responses from the European Union and the United States. New York: Springer (2012). download
  • “Russian Foreign Policy: Challenging the Western Liberal International Order?” (with Vinod Aggarwal) In Aggarwal & Govella (eds.) Responding to a Resurgent Russia: Russian Policy and Responses from the European Union and the United States. New York: Springer (2012). download

Book Manuscript

  • Leaders of Liberalization or Partners of Protectionism? Multinational Firms in the Japanese Political Economy (in preparation)

Book Reviews

  • Japan’s New Regional Reality: Geoeconomic Strategy in the Asia-Pacific by Saori Katada (review).” Monumenta Nipponica, vol. 76, no. 2 (forthcoming February 2022). request a copy

Other Publications

  • “Crafting Policy for Contested Commons: Insights from Japan’s Approach to the Outer Space, Cyberspace, and Maritime Domains.” Japan’s Leadership in the Liberal International Order: Impact and Policy Opportunities for Partners, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs Joint Policy Paper Series, University of British Columbia (June 2020). download
  • “Trump’s trip to Japan reveals some mixed signals.” The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (May 29, 2019). link
  • “Japan’s Quest to Preserve the Trans-Pacific Partnership.” Asia Dialogue, (October 26, 2017). link
  • “Regional Architecture and Japan” (with See-Won Byun, Leif-Eric Easley, Daniel Kliman, Kei Koga, Oriana Mastro, Ryo Sahashi, Kevin Shepard, and Ting Xu). Issues & Insights, vol. 10, no. 9 (March 2010). download
  • “Cybersecurity: A New Frontier for the US-Japan Alliance.” Berkeley APEC Study Center (2010). link
  • “Old Friends, New Times: The Perception Gap and the Future of the U.S.-Japan Alliance” (with Michele Fugiel Gartner, Dianna Hummel, Kerry Nankivell, and Sophia Yang). Issues & Insights, vol. 8, no. 19 (October 2008). download
  • “The Alliance: Redefining Relationships Between the U.S. and the Asia-Pacific Region in the 21st Century” (with John Friend, Ana Villavicencio, Adrian Yi, and Stephanie Young). Issues & Insights, vol. 8, no. 14 (September 2008). download
  • “Reinvigorating the ASEAN Regional Forum: Preventive Diplomacy and Beyond” (with Shanshan Wang and Alan Hao Yang). Issues & Insights, vol. 8, no. 9 (August 2008). download
  • “Non-Traditional Security: A Panacea for Asian Regional Institutions?” Berkeley APEC Study Center, vol. 10, no. 1 (Fall 2007). download
  • Dialogue: “Accommodating the Rise of China: Toward a Successful U.S.-Japan Alliance in 2017” and Commentary on Shinjiro Koizumi‘s “Requirements for the Japan-U.S. Alliance and the Rise of China.” Issues & Insights, vol. 7, no. 16 (September 2007). download

Working Papers

  • “Coping with Competition in the Global Commons: Japan in the Maritime, Outer Space and Cyberspace Domains” (in preparation)
  • “The Role of the United Nations in Japanese Security Policy” (under contract)
  • “Commerce, Crime and Conflict: The Economic-Security Nexus of Fishing in the South China Sea” (in preparation)
  • “Flexibility, Structure, and Engagement: An Asynchronous Online Teaching Framework” available at SSRN
  • “Hot Economics, Cold Politics? Reexamining Economic Linkages and Political Tensions in Sino-Japanese Relations” (with Sara Newland) available at SSRN