About Us: Graduate Associates

Kazuhiro Obayashi

Kazuhiro Obayashi is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the George Washington University. His research interest includes political violence, peace building, and organizational theory. He received his M.A. in International Relations at the University of Chicago, and Bachelor of Law at Hitotsubashi University.

Yuichiro Mitsutomi

Yuichiro Mitsutomi is a M.A. candidate in Asian Studies at the George Washington University.  His research interests include historical memory and reconciliation in North East Asia, Chinese nationalism, and contemporary security relations of the Asia-Pacific.  He received his B.A. in History and Chinese Literature at Middlebury College. 

Former Graduate Associates:

Maiko Ichihara, Ph.D. student, Political Science Department

Sayaka Chatani, Ph.D. student, Political Science Department (currently in History Department of Columbia University)

Diana Xiong, Doctoral student, History Department

Sharon Chamberlain, Doctoral candidate, History Department

Margaret K. Gnoinska, Doctoral candidate, History Department

Jeffrey Hornung, Ph.D. candidate, Political Science Department

James Reilly, Ph.D. candidate, Political Science Department

Jiyeong Rhim, Ph.D. student, Political Science Department

Logan Wright, Ph.D. candidate, Political Science Department