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Mireya Solis

Associate Professor
School of International Service

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Japan Coordinator, Center for Asian Studies
    ASEAN Studies Center Faculty Fellow
  • Please note that Professor Solis is on sabbatical through Fall 2013. Dr. Mireya Solis holds a PhD in Political Science from Harvard University and is Associate Professor at the School of International Service of American University. She has authored or co-edited several books: Banking on Multinationals: Public Credit and the Export of Japanese Sunset Industries (Stanford University Press, 2004), Cross-Regional Trade Agreements: Understanding Fragmented Regionalism in East Asia (Springer, 2008), and Competitive Regionalism: Explaining the Diffusion and Implications of FTAs in the Pacific Rim (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009). Dr. Solis has published articles in journals such as International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Political Economy, The World Economy, Pacific Affairs, Business and Politics, Journal of East Asian Studies, and Asian Economic Policy Review. Her research interests cover comparative and international political economy, comparative studies of regional integration, trade policy, and Japanese politics and foreign economic policy.
  • Degrees

    PhD, government, Harvard University
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    Davenport Cafe

    Languages Spoken:

    Japanese, English, Spanish
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Research Interests

Dr. Solis’ research interests include comparative and international political economy, comparative studies of regional integration, trade policy, and Japanese politics and foreign economic policy. Her current research project focuses on East Asian regionalism, with a special emphasis on Japan’s new policy to negotiate preferential trade agreements.

Selected Publications

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Fellow. Sponsored by the Mansfield Foundation and the Japan Foundation. 2010-2011.
  • Abe Fellowship. Center for Global Partnership and SSRC. June 2005-May 2006.
  • Young Scholar Award. Granted by the Association of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS). June 2002.
  • U.S.-Japan Relations Program. Harvard University. Advanced Research Fellowship. September 2000-May 2001.
  • Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies. Harvard University. Supplementary Dissertation Grant. 1997-98.
  • Center for U.S-Mexican Studies, UCSD. Researcher in Residence Fellowship.  September 1996-June 1997.
  • United Nations University/Institute of Advanced Studies. Ph.D. Fellowship. January-August, 1996.
  • Mexican Government. CONACYT Scholarship. National Council on Science and Technology.  Ph.D. Fellowship. August 1991-September 1995.
  • Fulbright Scholarship. 1989-1991.
  • Ford Foundation Award. 1989-1991.
  • Joseph Fletcher Award. Master’s Thesis. Regional Studies-East Asia Committee. Harvard University. June 1991.

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