Yuki Tatsumi

Yuki Tatsumi is Senior Associate of the East Asia Program at the Henry L. Stimson Center. Prior to her appointment to be Senior Associate in 2008, Tatsumi had served as Stimson’s Research Fellow. Before joining Stimson, Tatsumi worked as a Research Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and at Stimson, and served as the special assistant for political affairs at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C. from 1996 to 1999. She is a co-author of "Global Security Watch: Japan" (Preager, 2010), an author of "Japan's National Security Policy Infrastructure: Can Tokyo Meet Washington's Expectations?" (Stimson Center, 2008), and an editor/contributing author of "New Nuclear Agenda: Prospects for US-Japan Cooperation" (Stimson Center, 2012), "North Korea: Challenge for the US-Japan Alliance" (Stimson Center, 2011), "Strategic Yet Strained: US force realignment in Japan and its impact of Okinawa" (Stimson Center, 2008), and "Japan's New Defense Establishment: Institutions, Capabilities and Implications" (Stimson Center, 2007). Tatsumi testified before the House Committee on International Relations in September 2006. She is also a recipient of the 2009 Yasuhiro Nakasone Incentive Award. A native of Tokyo, Tatsumi Yuki holds a B.A. in liberal arts from the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan, and an M.A. in international economics and Asian studies from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C