Professor, Keio University
Isozaki Atsuhito is a professor at Keio University, based in Yokohama, Japan. His research focuses on contemporary North Korean politics and Japan-North Korea relations. Previously, he served as a special analyst on North Korean politics in the Intelligence and Analysis Service of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was a senior researcher on North Korean politics at the Japanese embassy in Beijing. In addition to this, he was selected as a Japan scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center and held several teaching positions including a part-time lecturer at the University of Tokyo and Japan’s National Police Academy. He received his MA in Law from Keio University and studied abroad at the Seoul National University. His major publications include Tourism in North Korea (2019), New Introduction to North Korean Studies (2017) and North Korea and Human Security (2009).