Dr. Soeya Yoshihide is professor of political science and international relations at the Faculty of Law of Keio University. His areas of interest are politics and security in East Asia, and Japanese diplomacy and its external relations. He served as the director of the Institute of East Asian Studies at Keio for six years until September 2013, and as the director of its Center for Contemporary Korean Studies for five years until March 2016. Recently, Dr. Soeya was a Japan scholar of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C. from September 2013 to January 2014, and a Korea Foundation fellow affiliated with the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in March-May 2014. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1987, majoring in world politics.
Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio UniversitySession 1 - "ROK-U.S. Alliance"