UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Michael Thies
Associate Professor, Political Science
Department: Political Science
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 currently the Chair of the International Institute Undergraduate Area Studies Interdepartmental Programs (East Asian Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle East &North African Studies, Southeast Asian Studies) at UCLA and is Chair of the Gabriel Almond Prize Committee for the Best Dissertation in Comparative Politics at the American Political Science Association.