Professional Fellows & Professional Associates
SPRING 2014

PROFESSIONAL FELLOWS

Pauline Brandmeyer
Professional Fellow, January 2014 – June 2014
Faculty Sponsor: Madeleine Zelin
Contact Information: pb2558@columbia.edu
Research Interest: The life of Captain Samuel Cornell Plant

Xue (Selina) Gu
Professional Fellow, January 2014 – December 2014
Executive Chief Editor, Beijing Youth Weekly
Faculty Sponsor: Xiaobo Lü
Contact Information: xg2192@columbia.edu
Research Interest: The impact of new media in the US and China

Hiroshi Iwaisako
Professional Fellow, July 2013 – June 2014
Staff Writer, The Yomiuri Shimbun
Faculty Sponsor: Gerald Curtis
Contact Information: hi2165@columbia.edu
Research Interest: Populism in American and Japan; Relation between media and politics

Kazushige Kamiyama
Professional Fellow, June 2013 – May 2014
Head of Policy Planning Division, Monetary Affairs Department, Bank of Japan
Faculty Sponsor: David Weinstein
Contact Information: kk2948@columbia.edu
Research Interest: Political economy of central banking

Kumiko Makihara
Professional Fellow, September 2013 – August 2014
Freelance Writer
Faculty Sponsor: Gerald Curtis
Contact Information: km2973@columbia.edu 
Research Interest: US trends in primary and secondary school education

Naoki Matsuda
Senior Visiting Research Associate, September 2013 – August 2014
Professor, National Tax College
Faculty Sponsor: Myron L. Cohen
Contact Information: nm2766@columbia.edu 
Research Interest: Japanese Tax Law, International Tax Law, and Tax Accounting and Administration

Katsuhiro Soma
Professional Fellow, August 2013 – July 2014
Assistant Director, Public Security Division, National Police Agency of Japan
Faculty Sponsor: Gerald Curtis
Contact Information: ks3095@columbia.edu
Research Interest: Current situation with the extreme environmental movement and its countermeasures

Xiaopeng Zhou
Professional Fellow, March 2014 – August 2014
Deputy Editor-in-Chief & News Center Director, SINA Corporation
Faculty Sponsor: Xiaobo Lü
Contact Information: xz2383@columbiae.edu
Research Interest: Social media and China’s political reform


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATES

Suk Kim
Professional Associate, December 2013 – December 2014
Reporter, Munhwa Ilbo
Faculty Sponsor: Charles Armstrong
Contact Information: sk3800@columbia.edu
Research Interest: International and inter-Korean political and economic cooperation politics

Eunjin Shin
Professional Associate, September 2013 – August 2014
Reporter, Chosun Ilbo Daily
Faculty Sponsor: Xiaobo Lü
Contact Information: es3273@columbia.edu
Research Interest: Corporate social responsibilities

Yi Zhong
Professional Associate, January 2014 – December 2014
Director, WideLink Holdings, Ltd
Faculty Sponsor: Xiaobo Lü
Contact Information: yz2648@columbia.edu
Research Interest: Impact of external environment on China Resources Company (CRC) and China Worldbest Group (CWG)

 

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