Institute for Corean-American Studies

Naoyuki Agawa
Minister and Director of the Japan Information and Culture Center
Embassy of Japan
Washington, D C

Biographic Sketch

BornApril 14, 1951

1984Graduated from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.

1987 ~ 1996Associate and Asian Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

1996 ~ 2002Of Counsel (Foreign Licensed Attorney), Nishimura & Partners, Tokyo

1997 ~ 2002Visiting Lecturer, Doshisha University, Faculty of Law

1997 ~ 2002Visiting Professor, University of Virginia Law School

2000Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

1999 ~ 2002Professor, Keio University
Bar Membership

Japan (Foreign Attorney) 1997

Washington, DC, 1985

New York, 1984

B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service

J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center
Other Activities

1999 ~ PresentMember, U.S.-Japan Study Group, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

1994 ~ 1995Member, Advisory Group to Tokyo Electric

2002Member, Foreign Ministerís private advisory group for the reform of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Main Publications

Maritime Friendship: A History of the Relationship between the Japan Maritime Defense Force and the United States Navy (Chuokoron 2001)

Have You Found America? Post WWII Period (Toshi Shuppan 2001)

Voyage on MS Northern Star (Kodansha 2000)

A History of the Jews (Tokuma Publishing 1999) (co-translation with others)

Have You Found America? Pre-WWII Period (Toshi Shuppan 1999)

To America with de Tocqueville (Shinchosha 1998)

Letters from Charlottesville (Bungeishunju 1997)

Shall We Sue The President? (PHP Publishing 1994)

Do You Dislike America? (Shinchosha 1993)

Pitfalls for Japanese Employers in the United States (Nihon Keizai Shimbun 1993)

Co-authored with Stephen Tallent and William Kilberg of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The Birth of An American Lawyer (Chuokoron 1986)

ICAS Web Site Links for Naoyuki Agawa:

Bulletin of September 22, 2002
Fall 2002 Symposium
Japan's Role for Peace and Security in the East Asia: Issues and Prospects

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