The Center's recent and current research projects include:

  • "US-Japan Cooperation in the Development of Siberia and the Russian Far East" (1991-93)
  • "Integrating the Russian Far East into the Asia-Pacific Economy" (1993-99)
  • "International Cooperation for Establishing Regional Order in Northeast Asia" (1996-99)
  • "Japanese NGOs and Regional Cooperation in Northeast Asia" (1996-99)
  • "Environmental Policy in Japan" (1996-99)
  • "Intercultural Communication and Personnel Management in US-based Japanese Firms" (1991-99)
  • "Rethinking Scenarios for Conflict Resolution on the Korean Peninsula" (1998-2000)
  • "US-Japan Cooperation in the Sustainable Development of the Russian Far East" (2000-2001)
  • "US-Japan Cooperation Japan-US Cooperation in Civil Society Building in Northeast Asia" (2000-2001)
  • "Human Flows across National Borders in Northeast Asia" (2000-present) (in cooperation with the United Nations University) "Northeast Asia Curriculum Development: Economic and Environmental Cooperation, Human Flows, and Regionalism in Northeast Asia" (2002-2010)
  • "Eolving U.S.-Japan Security Alliance: Balancing Hard and Soft Power" (2006-2010)
  • "Nationalism in Northeast Asia" (2007-2010)
  • "Russia and East Asia" (2011-present)
  • "Post-3/11 Japan: Foreign Policy Implications" (2011-present)