Marie Anchordoguy

Professor, The Henry M. Jackson School of International StudiesUniversity of Washington


Marie Anchordoguy is a professor in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington and specializes in the political economy of Japan. She received her undergraduate, masters and PhD degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research is focused primarily on the key institutions and policies of Japan’s capitalist system. Her book, Reprogramming Japan: The High Tech Crisis Under Communitarian Capitalism (Cornell University Press, 2005), was published in Japanese in 2011 as “Nihon Keizai no Sai-Sekkei: Kyodotai Shihon Shugi to Haiteku sangyo no mirai.” Anchordoguy is currently researching the political economy of entrepreneurship, venture capital, and high-tech start-ups in Japan. She has also published a number of chapters in books and articles in journals such as Business History Review, Research Policy, International Organization, and The Political Science Quarterly. She has been Chair of the Japan Studies Program (2000-2007, 2012-2014) and co-editor of The Journal of Japanese Studies (2004-2015). Anchordoguy teaches an introductory course on contemporary Japan, and graduate and undergraduate courses on Japanese business and technology, Japan’s political economy, and science, technology and innovation in East Asia.

Award Information

Abe Fellowship 1997

Associate Professor, East Asian StudiesUniversity of Washington

A Comparative Analysis of US and Japanese Regulation and Deregulation of the Telecommunications and Software Industries