Sarah Frances Strugnell is a Project Officer at the Australia-Japan Research Centre. She is a former Victorian Government Hamer Scholar to Japan (2017), Monash Yoshida Scholarship holder (2015 & 2016) and JASSO scholarship awardee (2016-15 & 2019-20). Sarah graduated with a Double Masters of Public Policy (MPP) from the Australian National University (Policy and Governance) and the University of Tokyo (Public Management & International Relations) in 2020. Sarah also holds a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours in Japanese Studies) from Monash University.
Sarah has experience working and volunteering for research and multi-government organisations, NPOs, companies, and groups engaging with Japan, including UNIQLO Australia, The Japan Foundation Sydney, The Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Asia Options, Bizjapan, STeLA Japan, and as a teaching assistant at the University of Tokyo and IES Abroad. She has undertaken international study programs at the University of Freiburg (Germany), Monash University (Malaysia), Doshisha University (Kyoto), the University of Tsukuba (Ibaraki), Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) (Okinawa), Nanzan University (Aichi), and the JENESYS Program at the Japan Foundation Japanese Language Institute (Kansai).
Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia