Professor of Taiwanese Politics, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Dr Yoshiyuki Ogasawara is a professor of Taiwanese politics at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. He received a doctoral degree at Hitotsubashi University. He has been observing the development of Taiwanese politics for the past 30 years and has met many Taiwanese politicians including local village chiefs, party officials, legislators, ministers, and President Tsai Ing-wen. He published Presidential Elections in Taiwan in 2019, for which he received the Asia Pacific Award and the Kashiyama Junzo Award in 2020.