Robert Dujarric is Director, Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies at Temple University Japan Campus in Tokyo. Until 2007, he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Japan Institute for International Affairs in Tokyo. He was a 2004-2005 Council on Foreign Relations Hitachi International Affairs Fellow in Japan prior to taking his current position. He is conducting research on the Japanese economy and Asian security, and chairs the Korea Japan Study Group. Prior to his fellowship, he spent ten years in Washington, D.C. at Hudson Institute, where he authored several publications on Northeast Asian security issues, chaired the Korea Japan Luncheon Group, and co-authored reports on Central Asia and Europe. He also participated in a National Institute project on North Korea. His latest book, written with General William Odom, is entitled America’s Inadvertent Empire (Yale University Press in 2004). Before moving to Washington, he worked with Goldman Sachs in Europe and Credit Suisse First Boston in New York. He is a graduate of Harvard College and holds an MBA from Yale University.