Dr Shino Watanabe
Senior Visiting Fellow
Dr Shino Watanabe is Professor at the Faculty of Global Studies, Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. She also served as RIPS (Research Institute for Peace and Security)-CGP (Center for Global Partnership) Security Studies Fellow of the Japan Foundation (2004-2006), Research Fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) (2008-2010), Associate Professor at Saitama University (2010-2014), Associate Professor at Sophia University (2014-2017) and Visiting Scholar (Fulbright Scholar) at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (2021-2022). She received her B.A. in Economics from the University of Tokyo, M.A. in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, Tufts University, and her Ph.D. in Foreign Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, University of Virginia. She also studied at the School of International Studies, Peking University (2007-2008). Her main research interests are Chinese foreign policy, international development finance, and international relations of East Asia.