Fellows & Grantees

Leonard Schoppa

Abe Fellowship 1992
Project Title
Gaiatsu and the Japanese Policy Process: Explaining the Results of the Structural Impediments Initiative
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Assistant Professor, Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia


Leonard Schoppa is Professor Politics at the University of Virginia and is currently serving as Associate Dean for the Social Sciences in the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.  He is the author of Race for the Exits: The Unraveling of Japan’s System of Social Protection (Cornell, 2006); Bargaining with Japan: What American Pressure Can and Cannot Do (Columbia, 1997); and Education Reform in Japan (Routledge, 1991).  His articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, International Organization, and Comparative Political Studies.