- Aki Tonami
MBA-IB Faculty Profile
International Adaptability Area
International Relations and Economics, Applied International Political Economy
Ph.D. Kyoto University
Dr. Tonami holds a PhD in Global Environmental Studies (2008) and a MA in Economics (2004) from Kyoto University, as well as a Bachelor in Science in Commerce (1998) from Leavy School of Business, Santa Clara University.
Prior to joining the University of Tsukuba, she has worked as Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Research Advisor for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. She has also worked for an international organization (UNDP), and technology companies (Logica, Hewlett-Packard). She has written extensively on East Asian environmental foreign policy, and her research interests include environmental governance, economic diplomacy, and the Polar Regions.
Personal website: https://www.akitonami.com