Asia Centre, Paris

Yuko KawatoYuko Kawato is a Research Fellow at the Asia Centre, a think-tank in Paris, France.  She obtained her Ph.D. in political science from University of Washington.  Her expertise is on Japan’s civil society and foreign policy.  Her publications include Protests Against U.S. Military Base Policy in Asia: Persuasion and Its Limits (Stanford University Press, 2015), a book chapter on civil society in Jeff Kingston ed. Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan: Response and Recovery After 3/11 (2012, with Robert Pekkanen and Yutaka Tsujinaka) and articles on Japan’s civil society and foreign policy in Asia Centre’s Japan Analysis.