Curriculum Vitae

Last update: April 20, 2022

President of Toyo Gakuen University
Visiting Professor, University of Tsukuba
Part-time Lecturer, Tokai University

Toyo Gakuen University Address:
1-26-3, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033

: (+81)3-3811-1696
E-mail: yutaka.tsujinaka [at]

Research Interests

  • Political science
  • Public policy
  • Comparative research on civil society
  • Local governance and social innovation

Research Projects (Grants)

  • 2016–current "Comparative Experimental Study on Local Governance in Japan and Asia (State / Civil Society Relations)
  • 2010–2015   "A Comparative and Empirical Study of the Structural Change in Politics and Transformations in Pressure Groups, Policy Networks, and Civil Society in Japan since 2009"
  • 2005–2010   "A Comprehensive Empirical Study on the Three-Level Civil Society Structure and Governance in Japan, South Korea, the United States, Germany, and China in Comparative Perspective"
  • 2002–2005   "A Systematic and Comparative Study on Public Policy and Policy-Making Processes in Japan and Korea"
  • 2000–2004   "Comparative and Empirical Study of Interest Groups and Civil Society Organizations focusing Primarily on Contemporary China"
  • 1996–1998   "A Comparative and Empirical Study on Changes in Government and Interest Group Sector in Japan and Korea"
  • 1995–2002   "A Comparative and Empirical Analysis of Environmental Policy Network in Japan, the United States, Germany, and Korea"
  • 1993–1995   "A Comparative Statistical Analysis of the Formation and Change in Interest Groups in Advanced Countries"



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