Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Research project: Japan’s Postwar Contributions to Peace and East Asia’s Changing Strategic Environment
Ms. Matsushita earned her Bachelor of Law from Ritsumeikan University, Master of Public Policy from University of Tokyo, and LL.M. from New York University School of Law. At MOFA, she has served in the Global Issues Cooperation Division, where she drafted and negotiated U.N. General Assembly Resolution on Human Security; and in the Economic Partnership Division of the Economic Affairs Bureau, where she worked on Japan's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). While at Harvard, Ms. Matsushita will conduct research on Japan’s post-war contributions to peace and East Asia’s changing strategic environment.