Professor of International Politics, St. Andrew's University in Osaka
Masahiro Matsumura is Professor of International Politics at St. Andrew's University in Osaka. Previously he was Secretary for Policy-Legislative Affairs in the Japanese House of Representatives and a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution. His expertise covers Northeast Asia and Japan, the U.S.-Japan alliance, Japan's defense and security strategies, and U.S.-Japan military relations.
Dr. Matsumura received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 1992, his M.A. from Ohio University in 1987, and a B.A. from Kwansei Gakuin University (Nishinomiya, Japan) in 1986.
Focus: Energy, Security,
Japan, United States,
Last Updated: May 15, 2012