National Police Agency
Research project: Criminal Investigation Methods and Democratic Oversight of Law Enforcement Organizations
Dr. Kobayashi received his Bachelor of Law from University of Tokyo, M.B.A. from University of Toronto, Master of International Public Administration from University of Hong Kong, Master of International Policy and Practice from George Washington University, and Ph.D. in International Studies from Waseda University. Prior to Harvard, he was the Chief of Kochi Prefectural Police. He is the author of Fundamentals of Intelligence (in Japanese; Tachibana Shobo, 2011). His articles in Japanese have appeared in Journal of International Security, Japanese Journal of Sociological Criminology, Journal of Police Science, and many others. During the 2014-15 academic year, Dr. Kobayashi's research will criminal investigation methods and democratic oversight of law enforcement organizations.