UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
Yasuhito Fukushima is a visiting scholar at the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and a senior research fellow at the National Institute for Defense Studies, Japan. His expertise and interests include space security and defense innovation.
His publications include Order and Disorder in Space Security: Past, Present, and Future (Chikura Publishing Company, 2020) in Japanese and “An Asian Perspective on the New US Space Policy: The Emphasis on International Cooperation and its Relevance to Asia,” Space Policy, Vol. 27, Issue 1 (February 2011), pp. 3-6. In 2013, he was a visiting scholar at the Space Policy Institute, George Washington University. Before joining the National Institute for Defense Studies in 2009, he was a research fellow at the Center for the Promotion of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, the Japan Institute of International Affairs. Fukushima studied policy management at Keio University and earned a Ph.D. from Keio University.
Expertise & Interests
- Space security
- Defense innovation