University of Washington
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

Marie Anchordoguy

CURRICULUM VITAE
Professor and Chair, Japan Studies Program
Co-Editor, Journal of Japanese Studies

Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
Thomson Hall, Box 353650
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

phone: 206-543-4994
fax: 206-685-0668
email: anchor@uw.edu

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Professor, Japan Studies, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, September 2006 –present (Chair of Japan Studies Program, 2000-2007, 2012-present).

Co-editor, Journal of Japanese Studies, 2004-present

Visiting Scholar, Hitotsubashi University, Institute for Innovation Research, Tokyo, autumn quarter, 1999

Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, September 1995-August 2006

Assistant Professor, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, September 1989-August 1995

NSF-STA Research Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, Japan's Science and Technology Agency, September 1992 -July 1993

Visiting Professor, Hitotsubashi University, October 1991-March 1992

Faculty Research Fellow, Harvard Business School, September 1987- August 1989

Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellow, The Edwin Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, September 1986-June 1987

 

EDUCATION

University of California, Berkeley:
  Ph.D. School of Business Administration, 1986
  M.B.A. School of Business Administration, 1982
  B.A. Japanese Studies 1978
  B.A. Music 1978

University of Tokyo, Economics Department: Fulbright Research Scholar, September 1983-August 1984 and Japan Foundation Scholar, September 1984-1986.

Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, Tokyo, September 1982-June 1983

Berkeley Professional Studies Program in India, a U.S. government-funded research program, July 1979-August 1980.

University of California Education Abroad Program at International Christian University in Tokyo, July 1975-July 1976.

 

MAJOR AWARDS

Abe Fellowship. Received an $89,000 grant to support research for a two-year period (1999-2001)

U.S.-Japan Friendship Commission grant, received a $87,000 two-year grant to research regulation and deregulation in Japan's electronics industries, 1995-1997.

U.S.-Japan Friendship Commission grant. Received a small portion of a large grant to study Japan's software industry, 1994-5.

CIBER (Center for International Business Education and Research) grant to go to Japan for three weeks for research.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Fellowship, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, Japan's Science and Technology Agency, September 1992-July 1993

Visiting Research Professorship at Hitotsubashi University, funded by the Ministry of Education, October 1991-March 1992

Japan Foundation Professional Research Fellowship, June 1991-September 1991

Olin Foundation Grant, summer 1990

Harvard University Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship, September 1986-June 1987

Japan Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, September 1984-December 1985

Fulbright-Hayes Dissertation Fellowship, September 1983-September 1984

U.S. Government National Resource Fellowship and Stanford University grant for Japanese language study, September 1982-June 1983

University of California, Berkeley, full scholarship, September 1981-June 1982

Berkeley Professional Studies Program in India Fellowship, July 1979-August 1980

Honor student, University of California, Berkeley, September 1973- March 1978.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Marie Anchordoguy and Kevin Doak, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 39, no.1, winter 2013

Marie Anchordoguy and Kevin Doak, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 38, no.2, summer 2012

Marie Anchordoguy and Kevin Doak, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 38, no.1, winter 2012

 “Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Emergence of the Electronics Sector in Japan”, in The Boundary of the Firm and Collective Knowledge Management: Reprogramming Business Institutions for Open Innovation, Haruo Horaguchi, editor, Proceedings of Kyoto University and Hosei University Joint International Workshop, 2012, p.1-39.

Nihon Keizai no Sai-Sekkei: Kyōdōtai Shihon Shugi to Haiteku Sangyō no Mirai (Abe Etsuo, Uchida Kaneo, and Yamashita Mitsuru, translators), (Bunshindo, 2011)

Marie Anchordoguy and Kevin Doak, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 37, no.2, summer 2011

Marie Anchordoguy and Kevin Doak, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 37, no.1, winter 2011

Marie Anchordoguy and Kevin Doak, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 36, no.2, summer 2010

Marie Anchordoguy and Kevin Doak, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 36, no.1, winter 2010.

Marie Anchordoguy and Kevin Doak, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 35, no.2, summer 2009

Marie Anchordoguy and Kevin Doak, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 35, no.1, winter 2009

Chandler and Business History in Japan,” Business History Review, volume 82, summer 2008.

Marie Anchordoguy and John Treat, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 34, no.2, summer 2008

Marie Anchordoguy and John Treat, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 34, no.1, winter 2008

Marie Anchordoguy and John Treat, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 33, no.2, summer 2007

Marie Anchordoguy and John Treat, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 33, no.1, winter 2007

Marie Anchordoguy and John Treat, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 32, no.2, summer 2006

Marie Anchordoguy and John Treat, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 32, no.1, winter 2006

Reprogramming Japan: The High Tech Crisis Under Communitarian Capitalism, Cornell University Press, 2005.

“Japan’s Technology Policies and their Limitations,” in Kellee Tsai and Saadia Pekkanen, eds. Late Liberalizers? Japan and China in the World Political Economy (Routledge, 2005).

Marie Anchordoguy and John Treat, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 31, no.2, summer 2005

Marie Anchordoguy and John Treat, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 31, no.1, winter 2005

Marie Anchordoguy and John Treat, editors, The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 30, no.2, summer 2004

 “Japan’s Developmental State in the 1990s and Beyond: Has Industrial Policy Outlived its Usefulness?” in David Arase, editor, The Challenge of Change, East Asia in the New Millenium (Berkeley, Ca.: University of California, Berkeley, Institute of East Asian Studies), 2003.

“U.S.-Japan Relations and Japan’s Industrial Policy toward its Electronics Sector,” in Japan and the U.S. Reconsidered: Evolution of Security and Economic Choices since 1960 (Washington, D.C.: Economic Strategy Institute), 2002.

“Japan’s Computer Industry,” Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management, Allan Bird, editor (London: Routledge, 2002.)

“Japan’s Telecommunications Industry,“ Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management, Allan Bird, editor (London: Routledge, 2002.)

“Japan’s Software Industry,” Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management, Allan Bird, editor (London: Routledge, 2002.)

“Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Company (NTT) and the Building of a Telecommunications Industry in Japan,” Business History Review, volume 75, autumn 2001, p.507-541.

“Whatever Happened to the Japanese Miracle?” Japan Policy Research Institute, working paper no.80, September 2001.

“Will Japan’s Sun Rise with Koizumi?” opinion piece I was asked to write, The Christian Science Monitor, June 21, 2001, p.9.

“Japan’s Software Industry: A Failure of Institutions?” Research Policy, volume 29, no.3, 2000, p.391-408.

“Grappling with Globalization: The Japanese Software Industry,” Responding to Globalization, edited by Jeffrey Hart and Aseem Prakash, (London: Routledge, 2000), p.95-117.

"The Development of Japan's Computer Industry," Encyclopedia of Computer Science, fourth edition, Macmillan Reference Ltd./Grove Dictionaries, Inc., 2000.

"Misreading Japan," Viewpoint column in Asia Week magazine, August 22, 1997, p.56.

"Japan at a Technological Crossroads: Does Change Support Convergence Theory?" Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 23, no.2, summer 1997, p.363-397.

“The Japanese State’s Policies toward High Tech Industries: Evidence of Deregulation? in Japanese Deregulation: What You Should Know, Proceedings of conference sponsored by Japan Information Access Project and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, Washington, D.C., April 4, 1997, p.135-141.

"Japan's Technology Policies: The Transition to an Inventor Nation," CyberJapan: Technology, Policy, and Society, Library of Congress Conference Proceedings, May 31, 1996, p.135-149.

"Building Blocks for a Technology Policy: The Japanese Case," written for a conference at Los Alamos National Lab/Department of Energy-sponsored conference on "Japan as Techno-Economic Superpower: Implications for the United States," Japan Technical Affairs, The Quarterly Review of Japanese Scientific and Technological Development, vol.2, no.2, spring 1994, p.24-39.

"Japanese-American Trade Conflict and Supercomputers," The Political Science Quarterly, vol. 109, no.1, spring 1994.

"Land Policy: A Public Policy Failure," in Land Issues in Japan: A Policy Failure?, John Haley and Kozo Yamamura, editors, (Seattle: The Society for Japanese Studies), 1992.

"Ima Koso Tochi Seisaku no Kento Hitsuyo," article for a column in Japan's Asahi Shimbun on Japan's land problems, May 5, 1992, p.13.

"State and Corporate Institutional Advantages: Japanese Efforts to Build a Competitive Supercomputer Industry," New Perspectives on Global Science and Technology Policy, the Proceedings of the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy's Third International Conference on Science and Technology Policy Research, ed. Okamura Sogo, Sakauchi Fujio, and Nonaka Ikujiro, (Tokyo: Mita Press, 1992,) p.99-110.

"Japanese Industrial Policy: The Postwar Record and The Case of Supercomputers," a chapter in the U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment's Competing Economies: America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim, OTA-ITE-498, U.S. General Printing Office, October 1991.

"A Challenge to Free Trade? Japanese Industrial Targeting in the Computer and Semiconductor Industries," Japan's Economic Structure: Should It Change?, Kozo Yamamura, editor (Seattle: The Society for Japanese Studies), Autumn 1990.

An Overview of Japanese Keiretsu and of Japanese Government Efforts to Nurture a Domestic Computer Industry, two brief essays inserted in a larger article by Charles Ferguson, "Computers and the Coming of the U.S. Keiretsu," Harvard Business Review, (July- August 1990).

Computers Inc., Japan's Challenge to IBM, (Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University Press, 1989.)

"The Public Corporation: A Potent Japanese Policy Weapon," Political Science Quarterly, winter 1988-1989.

"Mastering the Market: Japanese Government Targeting of the Computer Industry," International Organization, vol.42, no.3, summer 1988. This article is in volume one of a six volume set, The Political Economy of East Asia, John Ravenhill, editor, (London: Edward Elgar Publishers), 1995; it is also reprinted in The Economic Development of Modern Japan Since 1868- Part Two:1945-1995, Steven Tolliday, ed. (UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2000); and in George Cabot Lodge, Comparative Business-Government Relations (New Jersey: Prentice Hall,1990), p.67-83.

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Technology and Innovation In Japan: Policy and Management for the 21st Century, by Martin Hemmert and Christian Oberlander, Routledge, 1998, Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 26, no.2, summer 2000.

Asia’s Computer Challenge, Threat or Opportunity for the United States and the World? by Jason Dedrick and Kenneth Kraemer, Oxford University Press, 1998, The Journal of Economic Literature, 2000.

Japan's Computer and Communications Industry: The Evolution of Industrial Giants and Global Competitiveness by Martin Fransman, Oxford University Press, 1995, and MITI and the Breakdown of Japanese High-Tech Industrial Policy, 1975-1993, by Scott Callon, Stanford University Press, 1995, in the Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 23, no.2, summer 1997, p.495-499.

Emerging Patterns of Innovation by Fumio Kodama, Harvard Business School Press, 1995, and The Advanced Material Revolution and The Japanese System of Innovation by Helena M. M. Lastres, St. Martin's Press, 1994, in The Journal of Japanese Studies, Summer 1996, p.495-499.

The Japanese Firm, Sources of Competitive Strength, Masahiko Aoki and Ronald Dore, eds., Oxford University Press, 1994, in The Journal of Asian Studies, February 1995, p.214-15.

Power, Trade and War, by Edward D. Mansfield, Princeton University Press, 1994, in the Political Science Quarterly, Spring 1995, p.148-9.

Strategic Industrial Sourcing, The Japanese Advantage, by Toshihiro Nishiguchi, Oxford University Press, 1994, in Contemporary Sociology, Nov. 1994, vol.23, no.6, p.875-876.

Japan's New Global Role, by Edward Lincoln, Brookings Institution, 1993, in Business History Review, Spring 1994, p.201-203.

Commentary on Gerald Hane's article "The Real Lessons of Japanese Research Consortia," which was published in winter 1993-4 Issues of Science and Technology, a publication of the National Academy of Science; vol. 10, no.4, summer 1994, p.14.

Photonic Technology and Industrial Policy: U.S. Responses to Technological Change, by Ernest Sternberg, State University of New York Press, 1992, in The Journal of Politics, vol.56, no.1, February 1994, p.283-286.

Japan's Software Companies: A Challenge to U.S. Management, by Michael A. Cusumano, Oxford University Press, 1991, in The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 18, no. 2 Summer 1992, p.599-603. Also was reprinted in Japan Technical Affairs, The Quarterly Review of Japanese Scientific and Technological Development, vol.1, no.2, spring 1993, p.41-43.

Parallel Politics: Economic Policymaking in Japan and the United States, Samuel Kernell, editor. The Brookings Institution, 1991, and The Promotion and Regulation of Industry in Japan, Stephen Wilks and Maurice Wright, editors, St. Martin's Press, 1991, in The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol.19, no.1, winter 1993, p.208-213.

Japan and Protection, The Growth of Protectionist Sentiment and the Japanese Response, by Syed Javed Maswood, New York: Routledge, 1989, in The Political Science Quarterly, vol. 105, no.1, spring 1990, p.124-126.

Between MITI and The Market: Japanese Industrial Policy for High Technology, by Daniel I. Okimoto, Stanford University Press, 1989, in The Journal of Japanese Studies, vol.16, no.1, winter 1990, p.236-242.

 

 

SELECTED TALKS/CONFERENCES

Invited to be the keynote speaker for a day-long event at Hitachi’s Institute for Management Development, in Tokyo, Japan, December 5, 2013. Some 900 executives and senior managers from the Hitachi Corporate Group will be at this event.

Invited to speak on a panel “The Future of Technological Innovation in Japan,” as part of the Stanford Inter-University Center’s 50th anniversary symposium, September 7, 2013.

Invited to present a paper, “Entrepreneurship and Recent Changes in Japan’s Capitalist System” at the Association of Japanese Business Studies/Association for International Business conference, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2-6.

Invited to present a paper on Japanese Entrepreneurship at Stanford’s Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, June 6-7th, 2013 (declined because of time conflict)

Chair, Session Organizer, and Panelist for “Roundtable to honor and discuss the ideas of Chalmers Johnson and his impact on the field of East Asian Studies”, sponsored by the Northeast Asia Council (NEAC), the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, San Diego, Ca., March 23, 2013

Invited to provide an Update on Japan’s Economy, Business and Politics, Asia Business Forum, Seattle, Wa. January 23, 2013.

Invited to present a paper “Are Economic Reforms Dead in Japan? The Legacy of Prime Minister Koizumi,” at an international conference focused on Prime Minister Koizumi and Japan’s Reforms, at an international conference, November 7-8, 2012, John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.

Invited to present a paper, “Entrepreneurship and the Future of Japanese Capitalism,” at the 24th annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), as part of a group focusing on Asian Capitalisms, MIT, Cambridge, Ma. June 28-30, 2012.

Invited to speak about my book, Nihon Keizai no Sai Sekkei, Kyōdōtai Shihon Shugi to Haiteku Sangyō no Mirai, at the Business History Society, May 19, 2012, Tokyo, Japan.

Invited to be a discussant at “Japan at the Entrepreneurial Crossroads—What Lies Ahead?” sponsored by Stanford University’s Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, April 27-28, 2012.

Invited to be a discussant for four papers on a Center for Global Partnership-sponsored panel “The Politics of Information Governance in Japan, the Asia-Pacific, and Beyond,” at the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting, Toronto, Canada, March 17, 2012.

Invited to give a talk as part of a roundtable discussion in a symposium on “Doing Business on the Pacific Rim,” Washington State University, Pullman, Wa. February 16, 2012.

Invited to give a talk about recent trends and problems of Japanese business, at the Asia Business Forum, Seattle, Wa. January 31, 2012.

Invited to give the keynote speech at “The Boundary of the Firm and Collective Knowledge Management: Reprogramming Business Institutions for Open Innovation,” an international workshop jointly organized by Kyoto University and Hosei University, funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Kyoto, Japan, January 6-8, 2012.

Invited to be part of a roundtable on China’s Relations with Asia, with a Delegation of Chinese Scholars, National Bureau of Asian Research, at the University of Washington, Seattle, Wa. December 12, 2012.

Invited to present a paper “The Emergence and Evolution of the Electronics Sector in Japan” as part of a symposium on “Emerging Industries, Theory and Evidence,” selected as a showcase symposium for the Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management Meeting, August 12-16, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.

Invited to participate in a roundtable discussion on “West Meets East: Research Strategies for Japan Business Studies,” Academy of Management Meeting, August 12-16, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.

Invited to be a discussant for a paper for “Entrepreneurship and Japan’s Transformation”, a conference at Stanford University, April 22-23, 2011, organized by the Stanford Project on Japanese Entrepreneurship (STAJE), part of the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Invited to be a speaker on a panel on “Epicenter Japan: Local Crises, Global Impacts,” regarding the impact of the 3/11 earthquake on Japan’s economy and politics, University of Washington, April 6, 2011.

Invited to present a paper, “Path Dependence and the Emergence and Evolution of the Electronics Sector in Japan,” as part of the Second Annual Conference on Path Dependence, March 3-4, 2011, Freie Universitat Berlin, School of Business and Economics.

Invited to be a commentator at an international workshop, “Collective Intelligence an Innovation: Network, Cluster, and Knowledge Management” at Hosei University’s School of Business Administration, December 27-28, 2010, Tokyo, Japan.

Invited to present paper, “Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Emergence of New Electronics-related Industries in Japan,” at conference on “Understanding the Emergence of New Industries: Between Path Dependency and Path Plasticity,” at the Bureau of Research on Innovation, Complexity, and Knowledge, Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Torino, Italy, October 7-8, 2010.

Invited to be a discussant for Japan-related papers at a conference on “The Future of Industry and Innovation in Asia,” Stanford University and Lucas Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University, July 8-9, 2010.

Invited to be a discussant on two papers on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Japan, at Stanford University’s Project on Japanese Entrepreneurship (STAJE), February 26-27, 2010.

Invited to give a talk “Key Challenges to Japanese Businesses in the 21st Century,” at the 50th anniversary celebration symposium of the Graduate School of Business Administration, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan October 30-November 1, 2009.

Invited to give a talk on “Education in a Globalizing Era,” Ochanomizu University, October 1, 2009.

Invited to teach a brief, intensive course at Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan, on “An Introduction to the Political Economy and International Relations of Northeast Asia in the postwar period,” September 2009.

Invited to give a talk about Japan’s experience with economic growth at a conference on “Beyond Borders: Asia on the World Stage” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 21-24, 2008.

Interview of me published in Gaiko Fuaramu (Foreign Policy Forum) journal, “Nihon Bunka wa sudeni Amerika Shakai ni Shintou shite imasu,” September 2007, p.38-39.

Invited to comment on MSNBC TV about the bowing of Sony executives when it was discovered that Sony batteries were defective, November 2006.

Invited to give a presentation on my book, Reprogramming Japan: The High Tech Crisis under Communitarian Capitalism, at Yale University’s Council on East Asian Studies Colloquia, September 25, 2006.

Invited to give a talk on my book, Reprogramming Japan: The High Tech Crisis under Communitarian Capitalism, at the UW’s Japan Colloquium, March 7, 2006.

Invited to present a paper, “Japan’s Prewar Telecommunications Industry, Building the Foundations for Postwar Success,” at the 28th Fuji International Conference on Business History, in Shizuoka, Japan, January 5-8, 2006.

Invited to give a talk on my book, Reprogramming Japan: The High Tech Crisis under Communitarian Capitalism, International Business Institute, University of Missouri-St. Louis, November 2005.

Invited to present a talk on Japan’s capitalist system at a conference on Japan’s political economy, University of Guadalajara, Mexico, October 14, 2005.

Invited to present a talk on “Communitarian Capitalism and the Crisis in Japan’s High Tech Sector,” Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University, May 3, 2005.

Invited to present a talk on “Communitarian Capitalism: Norms and Institutional Change in Japan’s High Tech Industries” at the Centre for Japanese Research, University of British Columbia, March 11, 2005.

Invited to present a paper, “Communitarian Capitalism: Yokonarabi Competition and Industrial Development,” at the Mitsubishi Bank Foundation International Conference on New Perspectives on Competition, in Mishima, Japan, Aug. 29-31, 2004.

Invited to give an update on the Japanese economy and discuss Japan’s system of capitalism, The Japan-America Society of Seattle, January 30, 2003.

Invited to present a paper, “Japan’s Technology Policies and Their Limitations,” for a proposed edited volume Japan and China in the World Political Economy, at a meeting for book chapter authors at the Association for Asian Studies meetings, Chicago, April 5, 2002.

Invited to be a panelist in a Plenary Panel Discussion about Corporate Social Responsibility Around the World, at international conference, 2001 Annual Conference, Business for Social Responsibility, Seattle, November 7, 2001.

Invited to present a paper, “U.S.-Japan Relations and Japan’s Industrial Policy toward its Electronics Sector,” at a conference on “Japan and the U.S. Reconsidered: Evolution of Security and Economic Choices Since 1960,” Economic Strategy Institute, Washington, D.C., October 23-24, 2001.

Invited to give a talk on “Japan’s Telecommunications Industry and the Internet,” at a conference on “The Internet and Development in Asia,” sponsored by Cambridge University, Singapore National University, and the Center for Internet Studies at the University of Washington, Singapore, September 14-15, 2001 (was unable to attend due to 9-11 problems)

Invited to give a talk on “The Japanese Government’s Role in the IT (Information Technology) Revolution,” Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C. May 9, 2001.

Invited to be a commentator on Japan issues at a conference, “Asia in the Wake of the Economic Crisis and the Onset of the Internet Revolution,” University of Washington’s Institute for International Policy, June 22-23, 2000.

Invited to present a paper, “The Politicization and Erosion of the Developmental State: Japan’s Telecommunication Industry, 1980-2000,” Association for Asian Studies, San Diego, March 10, 2000.

Invited by the United States Information Agency to give a talk and participate in Roundtable Discussions at an international conference on “Social, Cultural, and Economic Implications of the Emerging New Global Electronic Community,” June 14-16, 1999, in Kanagawa, Japan.

Invited to give a talk on “Japan’s Economic and Political Problems and Prospects,” JSIS International Update Series, April 7, 1999

Invited to present a paper, “Japan’s Software Industry, A Failure of Institutions?” at a conference on “Japan at the Crossroads? Prospects for Economic, Technological, and Political Reform,” sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, January 29-30, 1999.

Invited to present a paper “The Development of Japan’s Computer Hardware and Software Industries: Lessons for China and Other Nations,” conference in China, September 15-18, 1998.

Invited to present a paper “Grappling with Globalization: The Japanese Software Industry,” for a Conference on Coping with Globalization, Washington D.C., July 31-August 1, 1998.

Invited to present a paper, “Mismanagement of Competition? The Case of Japan’s Software Industry,” at the Association for Japanese Business Studies, Chicago, May 29-31, 1998.

Invited to be a commentator on a paper at "The Evolving Japanese Corporation" conference, Anderson School of Business, UCLA, Sept. 19-20, 1997.

Invited to present a paper, "Japan at a Technological Crossroads: Does Change Support Convergence Theory?" at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE), UC Berkeley, May 1, 1997

Invited to give a talk on "Deregulation in Japan's High Tech Industries" at a conference on Deregulation in Japan, sponsored by the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, Washington, D.C., April 4, 1997.

Invited to present a paper "Japan at a Technological Crossroads: Does Change Support Convergence Theory?" at UC San Diego conference sponsored by the Pacific Roundtable on Industry, Society, and Management, Feb. 14-15, 1997

Invited to give a talk, "Recent Changes in Japan's Economy: What Does It Mean?" Japan-America Society of Seattle, October 30, 1996.

Invited to give a talk on "Computer and International Competition" at a conference on Fifty Years of Computing: Leadership in Innovation, Education, and Diversification at the University of Minnesota, sponsored by UM's Charles Babbage Institute, Sept. 12-13, 1996.

Invited to present a paper, "Japan at a Technological Crossroads?" at the Tsukuba-Washington International Symposium on New Perspectives on Business, Technology, and Management, sponsored by Tsukuba University, UW's CIBER, and the Pacific Rim Finance Center at the UW Business School, July 29, 1996.

Invited to present a paper on "Japan's Technology Policies: The Transition to an Inventor Nation," as part of a Workshop on "CyberJapan: Technology, Policy, and Society," at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1996.

Invited to give a talk on "Japan's Technology Policies: Problems and Prospects," at UC Irvine's Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations, Graduate School of Management, January 19, 1996.

Invited to moderate a panel discussion on "What Lies Ahead for the Japanese Economy," a discussion which included Dr. Ed Lincoln, Special Economic Advisor to Ambassador Mondale, sponsored by the Japan Society, and the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington, in Seattle, November 27, 1995.

Invited to present a paper, "Japan at a Technological Crossroads?" at an international conference on Crisis and Change in Japan Today, sponsored by the Society for Japanese Studies, the Japan Foundation, and the U.S.-Japan Friendship Commission, at the University of Washington, October 20-21, 1995.

Invited to give a talk on Japan's regulatory policies in high tech industries, at a workshop on "Japanese Management of Technology: Policies and Practices," sponsored by the Japan Policy Research Institute and the U.S.-Japan Center of the University of New Mexico, in San Diego, Sept.15-16, 1995.

Invited to participate in an international conference on "The United States and Japan on the Eve of the Twenty-First Century: Prospects for Joint Leadership," second part of a two-part conference, sponsored by the Japan Foundation and Dartmouth College, in Tokyo, July 31-August 3, 1995.

Invited to present a paper, "State Management of Competition in Japan's Telecommunications, Computer, Software, Semiconductor, and Consumer Electronics Industries," at UCLA's Anderson School of Business Administration, February 21, 1995.

Invited to present paper on "A Japanese Model? The State's Role in High Technology Industries," at an international conference on "China's Entry into the Global Information Revolution," sponsored by the United Nations Development Program and the Fletcher School of Diplomacy, in Beijing, December 15-17, 1994. (due to family emergency I was not able to attend but paper was submitted).

Invited to comment on a paper in an international conference on "The United States and Japan on the Eve of the 21st Century," sponsored by the Japan Foundation and Dartmouth College, at Dartmouth College, June 26-29, 1994.

Invited to serve on Hiromi Arisawa Awards Committee, which decides awards for recent books in the Japan field, Boston, March 28, 1994.

Advised Hedrick Smith on and appeared in his four part PBS TV series "Challenge to America," aired over two nights, January 3rd and 4th, 1994.

Invited to participate in a small roundtable discussion, "American-German Workshop on Japan," on Japan's current political and economic problems, sponsored by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation of Washington, D.C., in Los Angeles, December 19-20, 1993.

Henry M. Jackson Foundation Board meeting, Participated in panel discussion on APEC, December 3, 1993.

Invited to present a paper, "Building Blocks for a Technology Policy: The Japanese Case," at Los Alamos National Lab and Department of Energy-sponsored conference on "Japan as Techno-Economic Superpower: Implications for the United States," November 18-19, 1993.

Invited to give a brief talk on APEC, Council on World Affairs, Seattle, November 11, 1993.

International Trade Council, Portland, Oregon, invited to give a talk about "Japan, Inc.," May 14, 1992.

Mitsui Lecture, Center for International Business Education and Research, University of Washington Business School, Moderator and Panel Member for Panel "Challenges Facing High Technology Companies in Japan," May 8, 1992.

Kansai Economic Research Center in Osaka, March 18, 1992, invited to talk about "Is Japan's Market Open?"

Hitotsubashi University, Sanken Forum, March 11, 1992. Invited to present a paper on Japan's trade and targeting policies towards supercomputers.

Third International Conference on Science and Technology Policy Research-- New Perspectives on Global Science and Technology Policy, the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy of the Science and Technology Agency, March 9-11, 1992, Oiso, Japan. Invited to present a paper on "State and Corporate Institutional Advantages: Japanese Efforts to build a Competitive Supercomputer Industry."

International Institute for Global Peace (established by former Prime Minister Nakasone), Tokyo, January 16, 1992. Invited to give a talk on the key differences between the U.S. and Japanese political economies.

Kobe University, Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration, January 9, 1992. Invited to present a paper, "U.S.-Japan Structural Friction: The Case of Supercomputers."

Hitotsubashi University, Sanken Forum, November 6, 1991. Invited to give a talk on Japanese Industrial Policy.

University of Washington, September 22-24, 1991. Invited to present a paper, "Land Policy: A Public Policy Failure," at an international conference on Japanese land policy.

Royale Institute of International Affairs, London, international conference, June 21, 1990. Invited to give a talk on "Japan's Emerging Role in the Pacific Rim."

University of Washington's Forum on Economic Issues, Lecture/Discussion on U.S.-Japan Relations for cable tv, April 19, 1990.

PRISM (Pacific Roundtable on Industry, Society, and Management), asked to join a small group of young faculty specializing in Japanese studies. Attended January 19-20 and August 15-16, 1990, and January 9, and September 2-3, 1994.

The Japan-America Society of Seattle, "Japan-United States Competition in the Computer Industry: Institutional Advantages and Rivalry for Market Share", October 26, 1989.

Consortium on Cooperation and Competitiveness: "Antitrust, Innovation, and Competitiveness", at UC Berkeley, invited to participate, October 7-8, 1988.

Workshop on Competitiveness, helped organize and presented paper on Japan's computer industry, Harvard Business School, July 12-18, 1987.

Invited to be commentator on panel on Japanese Investment in the United States, The Academy of Management, New Orleans, August, 1987.

Business History Seminar, Harvard University, invited to present a paper, "The State and the Market: State Targeting of the Japanese Computer Industry," January 28, 1987.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Association for Asian Studies

Association of Japanese Business Studies

Academy of International Business

Academy of Management

World Affairs Council

Japan-America Society

Manuscript Referee, Journal of Japanese Studies

Manuscript Referee, Business History Review

Manuscript Referee, Economics of Innovation and New Technology

Manuscript Referee, International Organization

Manuscript Referee, Political Science Quarterly

Manuscript Referee, California Management Review

Manuscript Referee, Pacific Affairs

Manuscript Referee, Asian Perspective

Manuscript Referee, International Studies Quarterly

Book Manuscript Referee, Columbia University Press

Book Manuscript Referee, Michigan Papers in Japanese Studies

Book Manuscript Referee, National Research Council

Book Manuscript Referee, Cambridge University Press

Book proposal referee, Routledge Press

Book proposal referee, Cambridge University Press

Grant proposal referee, The Japan Foundation’s Center for Global Partnership

Grant proposal referee, The United States-Japan Foundation

Grant proposal referee, Smith Richardson Foundation

Advisory Board Member of the Japan Policy Research Institute

Co-editor and Trustee, Journal of Japanese Studies

Advisory Board Member, National Bureau of Asian Research’s Japan-U.S. Discussion Forum

Board Member, Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, run by Stanford University.

Board Member, Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), School of Business Administration, University of Washington

Board Member, The Blakemore Foundation, 2001-2004

 

OTHER

--Was asked to be an expert witness in a Congressional Hearing on Japan's investment in the U.S. in September 1990 but was unable to do so because of an already planned trip to Japan.

--Consultant for U.S. government, various U.S. high-tech corporations, and as an expert witness in legal cases.