Phillip Lipscy, PhDThe Thomas Rohlen Center Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; and Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
The Reischauer Scholars Program and BEYOND Tomorrow: Cultivating Future Leaders on Both Sides of the PacificSPICE News
12 high school and college student delegates from BEYOND Tomorrow, a Tokyo-based non-profit established to support young victims from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, shared their stories and experiences during a special visit to Stanford University. Read more »
The Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) honored three of the top students of the 2013 Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) and celebrated the tenth anniversary of the RSP at a Japan Day event at Stanford University on August 9, 2013. Read more »
Japan Studies Program Announcement
Japan under the DPJ endeavors to explain the DPJ's rapid rise to power in 2009, examines the limited policy change that occured while the party was in power, and analyzes what led to the party's dramatic fall in 2012. Read more »
The Land of the Sinking SunJapan Studies Program in the news: Foreign Policy on July 30, 2013
Phillip Lipscy examines Japan's military decline and its implications for regional security in a coauthored article in Foreign Policy.
Protecting nuclear plants from nature's worstJapan Studies Program Op-ed: Washington Post on November 1, 2012
As the East Coast cleans up from super-storm Sandy, Phillip Lipscy and Kenji Kushida point to important lessons from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster. They say more must be done to safeguard U.S. nuclear plants from natural disasters.