Job & Gertrud Tamaki Professor Saadia M. Pekkanen
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98195
Tel: 543-6148, Fax: (206) 685-0668
- Job and Gertrud Tamaki Associate Professor, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies; and Adjunct Professor, School of Law, University of Washington, 2004-Present;
- Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Middlebury College, 1998-2003.
- SIS 452/552 Law and Politics of International Trade
- SIS/LAW 553 Health in International Trade Law
- SISEA/POLS 437/537/424 International Relations of Japan
- SISEA/POLS 486A/586/418 Japanese Trade Politics
- SISEA 548 National Security of Japan
- Yale Law School, Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.), 2004.
- Harvard University, Department of Government, Ph.D. in Political Science, 1996.
- University of Michigan Summer Training Program, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), Diploma in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, 1995.
- Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies (IUC), Diploma in Japanese, Tokyo, Japan, 1993.
- Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, Masters in International Affairs (M.I.A.), 1988.
- Richmond University, B.A. (Honors), London, England, 1986.
AREA OF RESEARCH
International political economy and international trade law, with a particular focus on the WTO; regional focus is Japan, as well as East Asia more broadly.
- In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy. Lead co-author with Paul Kallender (under contract, Stanford University Press).
- Japan's Aggressive Legalism: Law and Foreign Trade Politics Beyond the WTO (Stanford University Press, 2008).
- Japan and China in the World Political Economy. Lead co-editor with Kellee S. Tsai. (Routledge, 2005).
- Picking Winners? From Technology Catch-up to the Space Race in Japan, (Stanford University Press, 2003).
- "Asianism Rising: Assessing China-Japan-US Dynamics in Regional Trade and Investment Realities," in Managing China-Japan-US Relations and Strengthening Trilateral Cooperation, edited by Gerry Curtis, Ryosei Kokubun, and Wang Jisi (forthcoming).
- "Trading Gains for Control: International Trade Forums and Japanese Economic Diplomacy." Lead co-author with Mireya Solis and Saori N. Katada, (International Studies Quarterly Vol. 51, No. 4, 2007).
- "Assessing the Prospects for a US-Japan FTA" In APEC, The New International Architecture in Trade and Investment: Current Status and Implications (Singapore: APEC Secretariat, March 2007).
- "At Play in the Legal Realm: The WTO and the Changing Nature of US-Japan Antidumping Disputes." In Beyond Bilateralism: The US-Japan Relationship in the New Asia Pacific, Ellis S. Krauss and T. J. Pempel (Stanford University Press, 2004).
- "International Law, Industry, and the State: Explaining Japan's Complainant Activities at the WTO." (The Pacific Review Vol. 16, No. 3, 2003).
- "The Global Commercial Space Launch Industry: Japan in Comparative Perspective." MIT-Japan Working Paper No. 10.01 (MIT, 2001).
- "Aggressive Legalism: The Rules of the WTO and Japan's Emerging Trade Strategy.", (The World Economy Vol. 24, No. 5 May 2001).
- "International Law, the WTO, and the Japanese State: Assessment and Implications of the New Legalized Trade Politics." (The Journal of Japanese Studies Vol. 27, No. 1, 2001).
FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AWARDS
- American Society of International Law (ASIL), International Economic Law Interest Group Grant for Regional Event in International Economic Law, 2007-2008.
- Book Project Grant, Intellectual Exchange Program, Center for Global Partnership (CGP), The Japan Foundation, 2005.
- Social Science Research Council/Abe Fellowship Program (SSRC/Abe), 2002.
- Research and Teaching Grant in International Law and International Political Economy, Ada Kent Howe Foundation, 1999.
- Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Social Science Research Council/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (SSRC/JSPS), 1998.
- Postdoctoral Academy Fellowship, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies (Kukin), 1995-1997.
- Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant in Political Science, Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF), 1995.
- Dissertation Write-up Fellowship, Social Science Research Council/American Council of Learned Societies (SSRC/ACLS), Joint Committee on Japanese Studies, 1994-1995.
- Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 1994.
- Research Grant for Graduate Women, Radcliffe College, 1994.