Areas of Expertise

Public Policy, Political Economy, International Relations, Japanese Politics. Hiromi Murakami’s current projects include Japanese Industries’ Order and Industry-State relations.

Representative Publications

  • Murakami, H. (Forthcoming 2021). Gender Policies and Conservative Values. In The Abe Legacy: How Japan has been Shaped By Abe Shinzo. Lexington Books.
  • Sunami, A., and Murakami, H. (2017). Green Innovation and Japan’s competitiveness of environmental technology. In K. Ueda (Ed.), Environmental Management: Green Innovation. Chuokeizai sha.
  • Murakami, H. (2012). The origins of Japanese developmental state: Japanese Management of ‘Manchukuo’ through Special Corporations. Asian Journal of Political Science, 20(2), 129-153.


  • PhD in International Relations, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.
  • MBA International Business, St. Mary’s College.

Previous Appointments

  • Adjunct Fellow, Center for Strategic International Studies (2014- Current)
  • Assistant Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo (2011-2014)
  • Fellow, Economic Strategy Institute (2006-2010)
  • Instructor, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins, Washington, D.C. (2004-2006)

Professional Associations

Visiting Scholar, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies