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Expert Details

Futures Studies, Governance Design, East Asian Culture and Governance

ID: 107782 Hawaii, USA

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FUTURES STUDIES: Expert has expertise in futures studies. This includes the forecasting and design of
alternative futures for societies, technologies, and specific institutions. These specific institutions include governance design,
the law, the judiciary, other governance institutions, and education. Expert is very experienced in the design of new political
institutions. He has consulted with scores of legislatures, executives, and judiciaries throughout the world, and many
educational institutions at all levels. He is very knowledgeable regarding the political and economic futures of Japan, Korea,
China, the Pacific Islands, as well as North America. He is especially knowledgeable of Japanese and Korean politics and
culture. His expertise extends to media production and the politics of media.

Expert has assisted executives, legislatures and judiciaries in more than 50 countries to acquire futures research capabilitiesJim has assisted scores of universities and schools worldwide to assess their futures and develop policies towards achieving their preferred future. Expert helped many NGOs and other organizations around the world to develop more futures-oriented policies and programs.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1959 Degree: PhD Subject: Political Sciences Institution: The American University
Year: 1955 Degree: MA Subject: Political Sciences Institution: The University of Pennsylvania
Year: 1954 Degree: BA Subject: History and Philosophy Institution: Stetson University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1969 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Emeritus Department:
Director, Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies, and Head, Alternative Futures Graduate Option
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1966 to 1969 Employer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Title: Associate Professor Department:
Available upon request.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1960 to 1966 Employer: Rikkyo University Tokyo Title: Assistant Professor Department:
Available upon request.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1994 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Space Humanities
Available upon request.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2013 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Adjunct Professor Department: Futures Studies
Available upon request.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1960 to Present Agency: Worldwide Role: Description: Too numerous to list. See my full vita:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1960 to 1966 Country / Region: Japan Summary: Expert was a professor of Political Science, in the College of Law and Politics at Rikkyo University, Tokyo.
Years: 1974 to 1976 Country / Region: Canada Summary: Expert was the head of a futures project for TV Ontario.
Years: 1976 to 1986 Country / Region: Yugoslavia Summary: Expert taught futures programmes each spring at the Interuniversity Consortium, in Dubrovnik.
Years: 1983 to 1992 Country / Region: Forty nations Summary: Expert was first Secretary General and then President of the World Futures Studies Federation, arranging futures conferneces in many different countries and lecturing and consulting in many more.
Years: 2013 to Present Country / Region: Korea Summary: Expert teaches Futures Studies at Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, and has consulted about the futures with most agencies in the Korean government

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of and active in the World Future Society.
Professional Appointments
Expert served as First Secretary (10 years) and as President of the World Futures Studies Federation. Currently he is co-director of International Space University's Space and Society Division, headquartered in Strasbourg, France. He is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and participates on the editorial boards of Futures, Futures Research Quarterly, On the Horizon, Police Futurist, and Technological Forecasting & Social Change, and is editor of The Manoa Journal of Fried and Half Fried Ideas (about the future).

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Japanese Expert speaks conversational Japanese.

Fields of Expertise

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