UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Michael Thies
Chair, Global Studies and International & Area Studies
Department: Political Science, Global Studies, International and Area Studies
4289 Bunche Hall
Address2: Box 951472
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1472
Campus Mail Code: 147203
Phone: 310-825-1976
Email: thies@polisci.ucla.edu
Keywords: Japan, Asia

Michael Thies, Associate Professor in the Political Science Department. His most recent book publication is Japan Transformed: Political Change and Economic Restructuring. (Princeton University Press, 2010). He is Chair of the International & Area Studies as well as the Global Studies Academic Programs at UCLA and is Chair of the Gabriel Almond Prize Committee for the Best Dissertation in Comparative Politics at the American Political Science Association.