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Shihoko Goto is program associate for Northeast Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center, where she is responsible for research, programming, and publications on Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, she spent over ten years as a journalist writing about the international political economy with an emphasis on Asian markets. As a correspondent for Dow Jones News Service and United Press International, she has reported extensively on U.S. government policies impacting the global financial system as well as international trade. She has contributed to numerous media organizations including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, BBC, the Washington Times, the National Journal, and Asahi Shimbun’s AERA magazine. She was also an external affairs officer at the World Bank, promoting the agency’s activities in Japan and Western Europe. She received the Freeman Foundation’s Jefferson journalism fellowship at the East-West Center and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s journalism fellowship for the Salzburg Global Seminar. She is fluent in Japanese and French.
M.A. in International Political Theory, Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda University, Japan.
B.A. in Modern History, University of Oxford, UK.