Prof. Izumikawa of Faculty of Policy Studies wins Outstanding Article Award in International History and Politics

An article written by Professor Yasuhiro Izumikawa of the Faculty of Policy Studies, titled "Network Connections and the Emergence of the Hub-and-Spokes Alliance System in East Asia" has been awarded the 2021 Outstanding Article Award by the International History and Politics (IHAP) section of the American Political Science Association (APSA).

APSA is the most prestigious organization for the study of political science in North America, and IHAP is one of the organized sections of APSA.

The award-winning article was also selected as the lead article of the International Security (2020 Fall), an academic journal in International Relations, and the award was given in recognition of his achievement in interdisciplinary research by incorporating diplomatic history research and theoretical research.

The latest newsletter issued by IHAP features “the Interviews with the Award Winners”, in which you can read the interview with the award winners including Professor Izumikawa.

Also, below are some images from the awarding ceremony held online on October 2, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. Japan Time.

Professor. Yasuhiro Izumikawa, Faculty of Policy Studies
Areas of specialization: International relations theory, Alliance study, American diplomacy, International relations in East Asia