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Devin T. Stewart
Works at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Attended Johns Hopkins University
Lives in New York City
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Devin T. Stewart

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Here is a collection of my articles (2001 to the present)

“US Election Is a Referendum on American Values,” Medium, July 30, 2016.

"In Search of a Global Ethic," Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, April 18, 2016.

"Tokyo's Ambition Generation: Entrepreneurs and Japan's New Business Culture," Foreign Affairs, Feb. 4, 2016.

"Abenomics Meets Womenomics: Transforming the Japanese Workplace," Foreign Affairs, Jan. 29, 2015.

"The Participation Gap," Foreign Policy, June 25, 2014.

"Japan's Change Generation: Letter from Tokyo," Foreign Affairs, May 1, 2014.

"Globalization Is Unsung Champion of the Protests Happening Around the World," Quartz, July 11, 2013.

“The Asian Century Crumbles,” E-International Relations, Dec. 22, 2012.

"Slowing Japan's Galapagos Syndrome," the Huffington Post, June 12, 2010.

"Toyota Is A Symptom of Japan's Decline," Newsweek, March 4, 2010.

"Hatoyama's Philosophy of Yuai," Newsweek, Nov. 5, 2009.

"Ending the Nation-State Myth," Project Syndicate, Aug. 28, 2008.

"Bolstering American Influence in Asia," with James Farrer, Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2003.

"Strains on the Mainland: Japan's Prospects Outshine China's," with Duncan Wrigley, the New York Times, June 20, 2002.

"Healthy Competition from China Is Good for Japan," the New York Times, Aug. 30, 2001.

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Devin T. Stewart is senior program director and senior fellow at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. He first joined Carnegie Council as program director in 2006. He also is a Next Generation Fellow, a Truman Security Fellow, and an adjunct assistant professor in international affairs at Columbia University and New York University.

From 2010 to 2012, Devin was senior director of Corporate, Policy, and Lecture Programs (Global Programs) at Japan Society in New York and a Carnegie Council Senior Fellow. From 2006 to 2010, he was director of the Global Policy Innovations program at Carnegie Council. In this capacity, he directed the Workshops for Ethics in Business and Carnegie New Leaders programs, edited Policy Innovations, and led research projects and delegations on trade, energy, media, and U.S.-East Asia relations. He is the founding editor of Policy Innovations and Carnegie Ethics Online. Previously, he was assistant director of studies and Japan studies fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. and affiliated with CSIS until 2010.

From 2000 to 2003, Devin was a researcher at the Japanese government think tank Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry (RIETI) and in 2004 a staff writer for the Daily Yomiuri in Tokyo. He also chaired the Korea-Japan Study Group in Tokyo and in Washington. He was a researcher at the Japan External Trade Organization New York and has served on the staffs of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski. In 1994, he interned at the Washington Office of U.S. Senator Joseph Biden, Jr.

Stewart's writings have appeared in more than 10 languages in numerous publications, including Foreign AffairsAmerican InterestNewsweekForeign PolicySAIS Review,Ethics & International AffairsThe Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesCurrent History, The Asahi Shimbun, and The National Interest. Stewart has peer reviewed academic articles for The China Quarterly and Ethics & International Affairs. He has been featured in or interviewed by USA Today, Dow Jones, AFP, Reuters, Press TV, Xinhua, Jiji Press, BBC,, Al Jazeera, The Diplomat, and CCTV. He is a contributing author to several monographs and books, including International Relations: Perspectives, Controversies, and Readings (Cengage, 2013), Reimagining Japan: The Quest for a Future that Works (Simon & Schuster, 2011), Tsunami: Japan's Post-Fukushima Future (Foreign Policy, 2011), and Energy Security Challenges for the 21st Century: A Reference Handbook (Praeger Security International, 2009).
Stewart received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. with honors from the University of Delaware.

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Delaware
  • Walter Johnson High School
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  • Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
    Senior Fellow, 2006 - present
  • Japan Society
    Senior Program Director, 2010 - 2012
  • Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
  • The Daily Yomiuri
    Staff Writer
  • Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
    Research Associate
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Bethesda, Maryland - Washington D.C., Paris, Blois, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland, Bologna, New York City, Tokyo