Dr. Nishino Junya is professor at the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law and Politics at Keio University in Tokyo. He also serves as director of the Center for Contemporary Korean Studies at Keio University. His research focuses on contemporary Korean politics, international relations in East Asia and Japan-Korea relations. Dr. Nishino was a Japan scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and visiting scholar at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at George Washington University (2012-13). He was also an exchange scholar at the Harvard-Yenching Institute (2011-12). Previously, Dr. Nishino served as a special analyst on Korean Affairs in the Intelligence and Analysis Service of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006-07), and was special assistant on Korean Politics at the Japanese Embassy in Seoul (2002-04). He received his B.A. and M.A. from Keio University, and his Ph.D. in political science from Yonsei University in Seoul.
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