(Last updated : 2023-12-21 07:24:37)
  WATANABE Rie
   Department   Aoyama Gakuin University  Department of International Politics, School of International Politics, Economics and Communication
   Position   Professor
■ Specialization and related fields
Theories of Policy Process, Climate Politics (Japan, Germany), Energy Politics (Japan, Germany), Comparative Politics 
■ Business career
1. 2021/04~ Aoyama Gakuin University School of International Politics, Economics and Communication Department of International Politics Professor
2. 2022/04~ Earth System Governance Senior Research Fellow
3. 2017/04~2021/03 Aoyama Gakuin University School of International Politics, Economics and Communication Department of International Politics Associate Professor
■ Winning science prize
1. 2019 Social Science Research Council 安倍フェローシップ
■ Research topic, funded research, and department laboratory expense
1. 2018/04~  A Comparative Analysis of Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan: The Interaction between Actors' Beliefs and Paradigm Shift  (Key Word : )
2.   A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Scientists and Scientific Knowledge in Climate Policy Changes in Main Industrialized Countries  (Key Word : )
3.   A study examining a hypothetical model explaining paradigmatic policy change  (Key Word : )
■ Activity in society
1. 2018/01~2018/06 Reviewer (Policy Studies Journal)
2. 2017/11~2018/03 Reviewer (Review of Policy Analysis)
3. 2007/10 Member of the German delegates to Japan on Emissions Trading, Ministry of the Environment, Nature Protection and Nuclear Safety, Federal Republic of Germany.
■ Book and thesis
1. Book “A Comparative Analysis of Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan: Multi-level governance, governing coalition change, and policy entrepreneurs”(査読あり) in: Niizawa Hidenori and Toru Morotomi (eds.) Governing Low Carbon Development and the Economy, pp.217-232 (Single) 2014/09
2. Book Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan - A Path to Paradigmatic Policy Change. Oxford:Rutledge(査読あり)   (Single) 2011/06
3. Article Northeast Asia: Japan Yearbook of International Environmental Law (2023)  (Single) 2023/11 Link
4. Article Change Agents in Germany’s Energy Transition: Role of the State of Schleswig-Holstein in Wind Electricity Development from the 1970s to 2009 (Journal of European Policy Analysis)(査読つき) Journal of European Policy Analysis 9(3),pp.244-270 (Single) 2023/06
5. Article Northeast Asia: Japan Yearbook of International Environmental Law (2022)  (Single) 2022/10 Link
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■ Lecturer and lecture
1. 2023/11/22 Japan's Climate and Energy Policies
2. 2020/02/29 Japan's Renewable Energy Policy Change - Analysis of Interplay of Multiple Catalysts (Kyoto)
3. 2019/11/08 US-Japan Relationships in Challenging the Climate Change Issue (Bloomington)
4. 2018/09/26 Japan's Renewable Policy Change from RPS to FIT; Crossroads or Tipping Points?
5. 2015/11/21 “A Comparative Analysis of Climate and Energy Actors’ Beliefs in Germany and Japan, the Results of Interviews in 2006/2007 and 2012/2013”
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■ Academic conference presentation
1. 2023/09/30 Energy Transition and 3E+S: Analysis of Proceedings of Advisory Board on Natural Resources and Energy
2. 2017/09 The Role of Scientific Knowledge and Scientists in Climate Policy Change Learning: Building Research Questions and Hypotheses based on a Theoretical and Empirical Literature Survey
3. 2015 “Who Decides on Japan’s Energy Policy: The Impact of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident on Power Distribution of Local and National Governments: Case of Re-commissioning the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant” (The Conference “Entsorgungsoptionen für radioaktive Reststoffe: Interdisziplinäre Analysen und Entwicklung von Bewertungsgrundlagen (ENTRIA)”)
4. 2013/08/27 “Nuclear Policy Changes in Japan after Fukushima, Salzburg 2013 – Climate Policy Strategies and Energy Transition” (The 18th Reform group meeting)
5. 2011/10 “Climate risks and changes in Japan’s climate policies and institutions – real or superficial?” (The conference “Risk and East Asia” organized by the Duisburg University)
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