Phillip Y. Lipscy
Chair in Japanese Politics & Global Affairs
Director, Centre for the Study of Global Japan, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Phillip Y. Lipscy is professor of political science at the University of Toronto, where he is also Chair in Japanese Politics and Global Affairs and the Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Japan at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy. In addition, he is cross-appointed as professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Tokyo.
His research addresses substantive topics such as international cooperation, international organizations, the politics of energy and climate change, international relations of East Asia, and the politics of financial crises. He has also published extensively on Japanese politics and foreign policy. Lipscy’s book from Cambridge University Press, ‘Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations,’ examines how countries seek greater international influence by reforming or creating international organizations.
Before arriving at the University of Toronto, Lipscy was assistant professor of political science at Stanford University. Lipscy obtained his PhD in political science at Harvard University. He received his MA in international policy studies and BA in economics and political science at Stanford University. He is also affiliated with the Program on United States-Japan Relations at Harvard University, Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy at Johns Hopkins SAIS, and the United States-Japan Council.
Please see his website for more information: www.lipscy.org