(6 Nov 2018, Tuesday, )
Dr Juliette SCHWAK, AIS PhD graduate has started a tenure-track position as a Lecturer at the Institute for International Strategy, Tokyo International University. She teaches an introductory course to International Relations and both undergraduate and graduate courses on public diplomacy, international political economy in the Asia-Pacific, foreign aid and international development. She is notably conducting research on promotional politics in the Asia-Pacific; the role of promotional consultants and academics in localising the hegemonic discourse of global competitiveness; and the inclusion of behavioural economics, psychology and other neurosciences in leading development agendas expanding the capitalist will to compete in rural areas of the Global South. She is also working on a book manuscript analysing intense competition in South Korean society as a political project inherent to the country’s rapid capitalist transformation.
More information on Juliette’s research can be found here.