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Associate Director of Communications

Associate Director of Communications

The Mansfield Foundation seeks an Associate Director of Communications in its Washington, D.C. office. The Associate Director of Communications will be responsible for ensuring consistent and effective communications with the Foundation’s staff, Board, program participants, funders, and other stakeholders. He/She will work with the Foundation’s Washington, Tokyo, and Montana offices to plan and execute the Foundation’s outreach, including its electronic newsletter, social media, website content, reports, and publications.

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Plutonium in Northeast Asia

Plutonium in Northeast Asia

On June 28 the Mansfield Foundation will host “Taking Stock: Plutonium in Northeast Asia,” a presentation and public seminar examining critical questions related to the future of nuclear energy and the closed nuclear fuel cycle in Northeast Asia.  The event, part of a...

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U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Meet in Washington

U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Meet in Washington

Although this was the formal conclusion of the two-year program for the twelve scholars in Cohort IV, the program anticipates continued dialogue and collaboration among the fifty-four Japan specialists who make up the Network for the Future.

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New Publications from the Network for the Future

New Publications from the Network for the Future

The Mansfield Foundation this week released two new publications authored by the twelve scholars who make up Cohort IV of the U.S.-Japan Network for the Future program. These twelve Japan specialists -- working at universities throughout the United States as well as...

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Mansfield Fellowship News

Mansfield Fellowship News

Stephen Ching and Patricia Sloss of the 22nd class of Mansfield Fellows had opportunities to share their skills and expertise with broad audiences.

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Expert Voice on Japan

Expert Voice on Japan

Next week eight scholars representing Cohort IV of the U.S.-Japan Network for the Future will present their recommendations on security, economic, social and foreign policy issues of importance to U.S.-Japan relations at a symposium on Capitol Hill. The June 6...

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Seth Bodnar Joins the Foundation’s Board

Seth Bodnar Joins the Foundation’s Board

Seth Bodnar, the 18th President of the University of Montana (UM), is continuing the tradition of UM presidents by serving on the Foundation’s Board. This tradition recognizes the Mansfield Foundation’s long history of cooperation with the University of Montana and...

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Time for Japan to Recalibrate?

Time for Japan to Recalibrate?

U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Cohort III scholar Shihoko Goto (Woodrow Wilson Center) observes that “Japan is at a critical juncture in assessing how the United States fits into its own strategy of furthering its own economic and security interests as the regional...

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New Administrative and Program Assistant

New Administrative and Program Assistant

The Mansfield Foundation is pleased to welcome Yukari Shishido as the new Tokyo Office Administrative and Program Assistant. Ms. Shishido recently graduated from Saitama University, where she received a bachelor of international politics degree. Her international...

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