(The first name is Makoto.)
Ph.D. (Political Theory), the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Law and Politics, 1999.
Master of Laws, the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Law and Politics, 1994.
Bachelor of Laws, the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law, 1992.
Pluralism and Democracy/ Roles of Associations in Liberal Democracy/ Identity Politics/Deliberative Democracy
2004: Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, USA.
2003-present: Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Rissho University, Japan.
2003: Visiting Lecturer of the University of Tokyo and the University of Kobe, Japan.
2000-2003: Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Rissho University, Japan.
2005-present: Assistant Dean, Faculty of Law, Rissho University, Japan.
Publications (All in Japanese except for the "Rationality and Science..."):
Politics in a Bottleneck, A History of Pluralism in the 20th century, Sobun-sha(2001)
"Multiculturalism" and "Civil Society and New Democratic Theories," in Kawasaki and Sugita (eds.) , The Contemporary Political Theory, Yuhikaku, 2006, pp. 179-191, 243-260.
"Power," in K. Koga (ed.), in A History of Political Ideas, Koyo Shobou, 2004, pp. 149-170.
"Plurality," in T. Oshimura and Y. Soeya (eds.), Access to Political Philosophy, Nihon Keizai Hyoron Sha, 2003, pp. 181-199.
"Association, Group," in A. Fukuda and M. Taniguchi (eds.), Politics and Democracy, The University of Tokyo Press, 2002, pp. 179-196.
"Deliberative Democracy in the U. S. and Japan", in Rissho Law Review, Vol. 39 No. 2, 2006. pp. 117-146.
"Rationality and Science in Japanese Political Culture; Masao Maruyama and his studies on the intellectual history of Japan," in Rissho Law Review, Vol. 37 No.2, 2004, pp. 220- 234.
"A perspective on the political reform in Japan in the 1990s," in Rissho University Annual of the Institute of Legal Studies, No. 7, 2002, pp. 17-30.
"Complementing Representative Democracy; Associative Democracy of Paul Hirst," in The Journal of Social Science, Vol. 52 No. 3, The Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, 2001, pp. 59-83.
"Politics in the time of postmodernism," in Sobun, No. 416, Sobun-Sha, 1999, pp. 1-4.
"Michel Foucault and the theory of power," in Kokka Gakkai Zasshi, Vol. 107 No.11-12, 1994, pp. 169-222.
"Review of Hajime Shinohara, Shimin-no-Seijigaku", in Seikatu Keizai Seisaku, No. 88, 2004, p.38.
"Review of Mark E. Warren, Democracy and Association," in Kokka Gakkai Zasshi, Vol. 115 No. 11-12, 2003, pp. 197-199.
"Review of J. Derrida, Force of Law," in Shisou, Iwanami-Shoten, July 2000, pp. 108-112.
"Review of A. I. Eisenberg, Reconstructiong Political Pluralism," in Kokka Gakkai Zasshi, Vol. 111 No. 1-2, 1998, pp. 192-194.
"Rationality and Science in Japanese Political Culture; Masao Maruyama and his studies on the intellectual history of Japan, " the Political Studies Seminar, Otago University, New Zealand, September 8, 2003.
"The Relation between Sovereignty and States, " Japanese Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Tokyo, October 2001.
International Political Science Association
American Political Science Association
Japanese Political Science Association
The Japanese Conference for the Study of Political Thought
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