Maiko Ichihara (Japan)

Maiko Ichihara is an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Law and the School of International and Public Policy at Hitotsubashi University. Ichihara is also a member of the “Rising Democracies Network,” a research network of leading experts on democracy and foreign policy, dedicated to examining the growing role of non-Western democracies in international democracy support and conflict issues, hosted by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Throughout her career, Ichihara has undertaken significant research on international relations and democracy assistance. She earned her Ph.D. in political science from George Washington University. Ichihara is a Steering Committee member of the East Asia Democracy Forum.