"Japanese Interests in U.S. Presidential Election"VIEW EVENT DETAILS
ASPST Breakfast with Dr. Mieko Nakabayashi | Professor, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University
With the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden completed on September 29, global attention is without parallel of any presidential races we’ve seen in our memory. Asia Society Japan Center is delighted to invite Dr. Mieko Nakabayashi of Waseda University’s School of Social Sciences to our breakfast. She is a frequent commentator knowing US politics from the inside serving as a professional staff of the US Senate Committee on the Budget under Senator Pete Domenici’s chairmanship and recently writing 2 books on President Trump.
In this ASPST breakfast, from Dr. Nakabayashi’s vast “in-the-know” database, we will examine the two candidates in detail, Japanese interests and how the election result will impact us and this region. Join us in person, for this not to be missed program before the November 3rd US election.
Dr. Nakabayashi is a Professor at the School of Social Sciences, Waseda University, Tokyo, and a Distinguished Fellow of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. She served as a Member of Japan’s House of Representatives from 2009 to 2012. Prior to the membership, she was a Fellow at the Research Institute of Trade, Economy and Industry (RIETI) and served in several positions in the Japanese government such as Commissioner of the Council on the Fiscal System at the Ministry of Finance. She was also on the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget under Senator Pete Domenici’s chairmanship between 1992 and 2002. She received her Ph.D. (Doctor of International Public Policy) from Osaka University and an M.A. in Political Science from Washington State University in the U.S. Her publications include Sinking American Hegemony (2020), How to Describe President Trump? (2018) and President Trump and Congress (2017) among others.
Kabayama/ Matsumoto Room
International House of Japan
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