Kousuke Saito

Kousuke Saito

Visiting Senior Research Fellow


SAITOU Kousuke is a professor at the Faculty of Global Studies, Sophia University, Japan. He received his Ph.D. in International Political Economy from the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan. Prior to joining Sophia University to teach international security studies, he was an associate professor at Yokohama National University, Japan.

[Concurrent Position]
Professor, Faculty of Global Studies, Sophia University


International Relations / Security Studies / Technology Management / Innovation and Politics


Politics of Armaments: The Dynamics of Restraints and the US Policy Choice, (Tokyo: Hakuto-Shobo Publishing Company, 2017 [in Japanese])
“Political Controversy on Dual-Use Technology in Japan: How Have Scientific Research and National Security got Closer?” a chapter in A Phase Angle: Conceptual Approach to Security Debates in Japan (Kyoto: Hōritsu Bunkasha, 2018 [in Japanese])
“The Ambivalence of CFIUS in Balancing Values: A Problem of Innovation Ecosystem for National Security,” (Journal of International Security, vol. 49, no. 1 [in Japanese])

International House of Japan

Asia Pacific Initiative