Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Research Project: Japan-U.S.-China Triangle in the Asia-Pacific Region
Mr. Ogihara earned his B.A. in International Studies from University of Tokyo. During 2011-13, he served as an Attaché at the Embassy of Japan in China and also studied Chinese and international relations at Xiamen University in the Fujian Province. As a diplomatic officer of Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he has coordinated the Japan-China-Korea trilateral summits, as well as the ASEAN and East Asia Summit (EAS) meetings. While at Harvard, Mr. Ogihara will conduct research on the Japan-U.S.-China triangle in the Asia-Pacific region.