福島 安紀子/Akiko Fukushima

Akiko Fukushima


Research Fellow, Asia International Center, Aoyama Gakuin University
Lecturer, University of the Sacred Heart

Areas of Expertise

International relations theory, international security

Research Unit

External Relations


As the leader:

Linking Foreign Aid and Security Cooperation


Awarded a master’s degree in international economy and international relations by the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD in international public policy by Osaka University. Became the director of policy studies and senior fellow at the National Institute for Research Advancement (NIRA) and a senior fellow at the Japan Foundation before assuming her present position. Is concurrently a member of the International Advisory Board of the EU-Asia Centre in Brussels and co-editor of Global Governance magazine. Has also been a visiting professor at the University of British Columbia and is a member of Prime Minister Abe’s Advisory Panel on National Security and Defense Capabilities.