OKA Natsuko

OKA Natsuko

OKA Natsuko
[Belonging・Position] Governance Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center ・Director
[Research Field] Kazakhstan, nationalism, ethnicity, migration, corruption, informality
[email] Natsuko_Oka@ide.go.jp

Education / Research Experience

M. A. in Area Studies, Graduate Division of International and Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Tokyo, 1994
Ph.D., School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, 2008
Professional Career:
General Research Department, IDE, 1994
Visiting Scholar, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 1998-1999
Visiting Scholar, Institute for the Development of Kazakhstan, 1999-2001
Area Studies Department II, 2001
Area Studies Center, 2003
Fieldwork in Almaty, Kazakhstan, May-December 2011
Area Studies Center, January 2012-June 2017
Director, Governance Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, July 2017-

Major Works

In English and Russian only. For major works in Japanese, visit Japanese page
Discussion Papers, Reports, and Others

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies

Japan Association for Central Asian Studies, Japan Association for Comparative Politics, Central Eurasian Studies Society, European Society for Central Asian Studies


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