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Benjamin Ascione


Bachelor of Arts (International Relations), Australian National University
Bachelor of Asian Studies (Asian Politics, Japanese), Australian National University
MA (International Relations), Waseda University PhD (Policy and Governance), Australian National University.

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Dr. Benjamin J. Ascione Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo.

He completed his PhD at ANU in the Crawford School’s Policy and Governance Program in 2020. He is a research associate at the ANU’s Australia-Japan Research Centre and a member of the East Asia Forum Editorial Group.

PhD programme

International Relations

Topic title

The influence of domestic politics on Japanese foreign policy


Scholarships and fellowships

Australian Postgraduate Award

Employment history

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200 Australia

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