Professor T.J. Pempel is Jack M. Forcey Professor in U.C. Berkeley’s Department of Political Science which he joined in July 2001. His research and teaching focus on comparative politics, political economy, contemporary Japan, and Asian regionalism. His latest publications include Two Crises; Different Outcomes (Cornell University Press, 2015); Alliances and the Future Asia-Pacific Order (Global Asia, 2016), and, with Yul Sohn, Japan and Asia’s Contested Order (Palgrave, 2019). Prof. Pempel is completing a book involving Asian adjustments to the rise in global finance and the decline in security bipolarity.
Jack M. Forcey Professor, Department of Political Science, UC BerkeleySession 2 - "Values or Interest?"