Kyoko Waseda-Hida

Adjunct Professor, University College

Professor Kyoko Waseda-Hida

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
M.P.A., Harvard University
B.A., University of Tokyo

Academic Interests:
Intelligence Studies, National Security, U.S.-Japan relations, Japan and East Asia (politico-military, diplomatic affairs), Women in National Security, Women and War, United Nations, UN Women, Pre-Modern and Modern Japan

Professor Waseda-Hida is a faculty representative holding an United Nations Grounds Pass, allowing her to take students from both Metropolitan and College of Florham campuses to UN briefings, conferences, and special events to fully exercise FDU's Consultative Status with the UN through ECOSOC. She is also a member of the UN Non-Government Organization Committee on the Status of Women in New York (NGO CSW/NY). This Committee plays an active role in the UN community, and advocates for gender architecture reform at the UN, women's rights and the advancement of women and girls worldwide.

Outside of her professional field, she serves as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the New York Asian Women's Center (, a non-profit organization that fights cruelty and violence by counseling, supporting, and empowering women coping with domestic violence, human trafficking, and/or sexual assault.

She also serves as Council Member of the U.S.-Japan Council, a Japanese American-led organization fully dedicated to strengthening ties between the United States and Japan in a global context and serving as a catalyst to inspire and engage Japanese and Americans to increase positive and productive cooperation that benefits both countries and the Asia-Pacific region.

Education (Full-time Program):
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Dissertation Topic: "Japanese Intelligence and Imperial Diplomacy in 1920s China"
Major Fields of Examination: Politico-Military Intelligence, Modern Japanese Historiography, Pre-modern Japanese Historiography
Comprehensive Exam and Dissertation Committee:
Arthur N. Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations
Frederick R. Dickinson, Professor of Japanese History
Linda H. Chance, Associate Professor

M.P.A., John F. Kennedy School of Government,
Harvard University

Policy Area: International Security and Political Economy
Methodological Area: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

B.A., University of Tokyo
Major: Economics


Education (Part-time Program):
M.A., Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service,
Georgetown University

Area of Concentration: National Security, Intelligence


Education (Non-degree Program):
Yale-in-China Language Center,
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Program: Intensive Mandarin Chinese

Courses Taught:
"Global Issues," Fairleigh Dickinson University
"Intelligence in East Asia," University of Pennsylvania
"Global Challenge," Fairleigh Dickinson University
"Cross-Cultural Perspectives," Fairleigh Dickinson University

Teaching Assistant/Recitation:
"East Asian Civilizations: China," University of Pennsylvania
(Paul Goldin, Professor of Chinese Thought)
"East Asian Civilizations: Japan," University of Pennsylvania
(Linda Chance, Associate Professor)
"Introduction to Negotiation Analysis," Harvard University
(Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy)

Email address:

Short Abstract

Spring 2013

Global Issues 23
TTh 10:00-11:15

Global Issues 24
TTh 12:00- 1:15

Global Issues 54
Th 5:30-8:00

EPS 5201: Global Exchange NYC as Classroom
F 4:00- 8:15, Su 9:00-4:15

Fall 2013

Global Issues 21
TTh 10:00-11:15

Global Issues 24
TTh 12:00- 1:15

Global Issues 52
Th 5:30- 8:00

EPS 5201: Global Exchange NYC as Classroom
F 4:00- 8:15, Su 9:00-4:15

Spring 2014

Global Issues 21
MW 8:30-9:45

Global Issues 22
MW 10:00- 11:15

Global Issues 26
MW 11:30- 12:45