福島 安紀子/Akiko Fukushima

Akiko Fukushima


Lecturer, University of the Sacred Heart

Areas of Expertise

  • International relations theory
  • international security


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. Was also a visiting professor at the University of British Columbia and a research fellow at the Asia International Center of Aoyama Gakuin University. Is a member of Prime Minister Abe’s Advisory Panel on National Security and Defense Capabilities.