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Researchers

KIKUCHI Hirokazu

KIKUCHI Hirokazu
Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center


Research Field:
Latin American Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Institutions 

Education / Research Experience

Education:
Bachelor of Laws (equivalent to BA), Concentration in Political Science, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, March 2001.
Master of Laws (equivalent to MA), Major in Political Science, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, March 2003.
Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 2012.

Professional Career:
TA/Instructor (Part-Time) (August 2004-August 2008), Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Visiting Scholar (May 2005-July 2005), Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Visiting Scholar (July 2007-September 2007), Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Visiting Scholar (October 2008-August 2009), Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Instructor (Part-Time) (August 2011-December 2011), Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Researcher (October 2012-March 2014), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
Research Fellow (April 2014-present), Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center, Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba-shi, Chiba, Japan.

Awards:
The 2012-2013 Eduardo Lozano Memorial Dissertation Prize (Honorable Mention), Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 2013. (Dissertation title: “Federalism and the Limits of Presidential Powers: The Case of the Argentine Senate.”)

Major Works

  • "2015-nen Aruzenchin daitōryō-senkyo: Naze yotō-rengō ha maketa no ka? (The 2015 Presidential Election in Argentina: Why Did the Governing Coalition Get Defeated?)" Latin America Report Vol.33 No.1, 2016.
  • "Shohyō (Book Review): Scott Mainwaring and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán, Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall." Ajia Keizai Vol.56 No.3, 2015.
  • "Burajiru no senkyo ni okeru binjyō-kouka (Coattail Effects in Brazilian Elections)." Latin America Report Vol.32 No.1, 2015.
  • “2014-nen daitōryō-senkyo to burajiru ni okeru seitō seiji (The 2014 Presidential Election and Party Politics in Brazil).” Latin America Report Vol. 31 No.2, 2014.
  • “Political Careerism, Ambitions, and Regional Interests in Senatorial Behavior: The Argentine Case.” Journal of Politics in Latin America Vol.6, No.2, 2014. (coauthored with Germán Lodola)
  • “Aruzenchin ni okeru houritsu-gata kuōta no dounyū to sono kouka (The Introduction of Legislative Quotas and Its Effects in Argentina).” In Jendā-Kuōta: Jyosei Giin ha naze fueta no ka (Gender Quotas in Comparative Perspectives: Understanding the Increase in Women Representatives), eds. M. Miura and M. Eto, Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, 2014.
  • “Raten-amerika ni okeru jendā-kuōta to jyosei no seikai shinsyutsu (Gender Quotas and the Rise of Female Politicians in Latin America).” Latin America Report Vol. 27 No. 2, 2010.
Translation
  • Minshu-shugi tai minshu-shugi, dai-ni han (Patterns of Democracy: Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-Six Countries (Second Edition)), Arend Lijphart (cotranslated with Yūko Kasuya), Tokyo: Keisō-shobō, 2014.

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies
Japan Association for Comparative Politics, Japan Association for Latin American Studies, Japanese Association of Electoral Studies, American Political Science Association, Asociación Latinoamericana de Ciencia Política
E-mail
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