Yusaku Horiuchi is Professor of Government and Mitsui Professor of Japanese Studies at Dartmouth College’s Department of Government and Program in Quantitative Social Science. He is also Faculty Associate at Harvard University’s Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

Horiuchi earned an M.A. in international and development economics from Yale University in 1995 and a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001. His research and teaching interests include comparative politics (electoral politics, political economy, public opinion, Japan) and quantitative social science (research design, statistical methods, data visualization).

He is the author of Institutions, Incentives and Electoral Participation in Japan: Cross-Level and Cross-National Perspectives (Routledge 2005). He also has articles published or forthcoming in American Journal of Political ScienceAmerican Political Science Review, American Politics ResearchBritish Journal of Political ScienceComparative Political Studies, Electoral StudiesInternational Political Science Review, Journal of Conflict ResolutionJournal of East Asian StudiesJournal of Politics, Latin American Politics and SocietyParty Politics, Political Analysis, Political Psychology, Political Science Research and Methods, Politics, Groups and IdentitiesQuarterly Journal of Political Science, Science Advances, World Politics, among others.

Contact information

  • Email: yusaku.horiuchi(at)dartmouth.edu
  • Address: Department of Government, Dartmouth College. 204 Silsby, HB 6108, Hanover, NH 03755, USA