Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Keio University
Yoshihide SOEYA is Professor of international relations at the Faculty of Law of Keio University. His areas of interest are politics and security in East Asia, and Japanese diplomacy and its external relations. He received Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1987, majoring in world politics. His recent publications in English include “The Rise of China in Asia: Japan at the Nexus,” in Asle Toje, ed., Will China’s Rise be Peaceful? (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming), “The Case for an Alternative Strategy for Japan: Beyond the Article 9-Alliance Regime,” Michael J. Green and Zack Cooper, eds., Postwar Japan: Growth, Security and Uncertainty Since 1945 (Washington, D.C.: CSIS, 2017), and “The Evolution of Japan’s Public Diplomacy: Haunted by its Past History,” Jan Melissen and Yul Sohn, eds., Understanding Public Diplomacy in East Asia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).