Professional Experience

Professor of Corporate Strategy, International Management, and Organizations, Faculty
Graduate School of International Management, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo
(Aoyama Gakuin Business School)
April 2007-present

Associate Professor of Management and Organizational Theory, Faculty
International Management Program,
Kwansei Gakuin Business School-Nishinomiya/Osaka, Japan
April 2005-March 2007

External Faculty Affiliate
Center on Organizational Innovation, Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP)
Columbia University, New York, USA
September 2004-present

Omron Fellow
Institute for Technology, Enterprise and Competitiveness (ITEC)
Doshisha University-Kyoto, Japan
May 2004-September 2005

Adjunct Professor of Management and Strategy
Doshisha Business School-Kyoto, Japan
May 2004-March 2006

Faculty Associate
Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, USA

Assistant Professor of Corporate Strategy and International Business. Faculty
School of Management, University of Michigan-Flint, USA

Visiting Research Scholar
Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo-Hongo, Japan

Citibank, N.A.
Corporate finance, foreign exchange and derivatives, investment banking, and structured finance


Ph.D., Sociology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA. May 2002
David Stark (academic advisor), Peter Bearman (chair), Duncan Watts, Hugh Patrick, David Weinstein

Comprehensive Exams in Economic Sociology, Organizations and Sociological Theory

M.A., International Relations, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. March 1986
Academic advisor: Akira Iriye

B.A., Economics, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. March 1983