(Last updated : 2021-06-14 09:01:25)
  SALTON, Herman

   Associate Professor (New rank system)

   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 2010/09~2013/06 〔Doctoral course〕 IR (International Politics), University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Completed, PH.D.
2. 2007/09~2009/06 〔Master degree program〕 IR (Interantional Relations), University of Oxford, Completed, M. PHIL.
3. 2004/01~2007/08 〔Doctoral course〕 Law (International Law and Human Rights), University of Auckland, Completed, PH.D.
4. 1994/10~1999/06 Law (International and Comparative Law), Law School, University of Trento, Graduated, LL.B.
■ #Professional Background
1. 2018/09~ Associate Professor of International Relations, International Christian University (ICU)
2. 2018/10~ Chair, Diplomatic and International Public Service Program, International Christian University (ICU)
3. 2018/10~ Deputy Director, Tokyo Office, Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Link
4. 2018/10~ Deputy Secretary-General, Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan (GPAJ) Link
5. 2016/07~2017/06 Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA), Asian University for Women (AUW)
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■ #Present Specialized Fields
International Relations, United Nations, International Law, International History, International Organization (Key Word:United Nations, International Organizations, International History, Diplomacy, Leadership, Global Ethics, African History, International Relations of Africa, Human Rights)  Link
■ Profile
I am an Associate Professor of International Relations (with tenure) at the Department of Politics and International Studies, International Christian University (ICU) in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in international organization, African politics, and the UN.

I am also the Deputy-Director of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), Tokyo Office; the Deputy Secretary-General of the Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan (GPAJ); the Secretary/Treasurer of the International Studies Association Asia-Pacific (ISA-AP); and a Senior Adviser to the Center for Advanced Studies on South Asia (CASSA) in Kathmandu, Nepal.

I was educated at the Universities of Trento (Italy), Auckland (New Zealand), Wales/Aberystwyth (UK), and Oxford (UK), and I hold two doctoral degrees, one in International Law and the other in International Relations.

Before joining ICU, I was an Associate Professor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at the Asian University for Women (AUW), a US-style liberal arts institution with a support foundation in Cambridge, Massachussets, and a campus in Chittagong, Bangladesh, that promotes gender equality and draws students from across Asia and the Middle East.

I was also a visiting researcher at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences-Po) in Paris, France, and at Temple University Japan (TUJ) in Tokyo, Japan; an officer at the Icelandic Human Rights Centre in Reykjavik, Iceland; and briefly an Associate with the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA.

I teach and publish in the areas of international politics, international law, global institutions (especially the UN) and human rights. I have written several academic articles and three single-authored monographs, most recently 'Dangerous Diplomacy', which was published in 2017 by Oxford University Press and which won the Chadwick Alger Prize by the International Studies Association (ISA) as the best book on international organization and multilateralism for 2018, as well as the Friends of ACUNS (Academic Council of the United Nations System) Biennial Award as the best book on the United Nations for 2016-18.

A cosmopolitan by vocation, I am fluent in English, Italian, and French, and reasonably fluent in Spanish. I am also a life-long enthusiast of history and archaeology, and I am a passionate collector of ancient art.

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■ #Main Course Titles
International History, Introduction to International Relations, Multilateral Diplomacy, International Relations in Africa, UNU Global Seminar, Liberal Arts Seminar
■ #Books and Articles
1. Book The United Nations Secretariat: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and Leadership   (Single) 2022/06
2. Book The Role of Leadership in International Relations: Sources, Types, and Disciplinary Perspectives   (Collaboration) 2021/09
3. Book "Dangerous Diplomacy"   (Single) 2017/08 Link
4. Book Arctic Host, Icy Visit   (Single) 2010/10 Link
5. Book Veiled Threats?   (Single) 2008/09 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2020/11/07 International Leadership in the 21st Century: Themes, Contexts, Critiques (Academic Council on the UN System - Tokyo Office)
2. 2019/11/02 The Role of Emerging Powers in UN Peacebuilding: Challenges and Opportunities (Tokyo Peacebuilding Forum 2019)
3. 2019/09/21 Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Peacekeeping, Peacebuilding, and the Tragedy of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda (The 19th United Nations History Colloquium)
4. 2018/11/17 Two United Nations? Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Struggle for the United Nations Secretariat (Triangular Partnership to Strengthen UN Peace Operations)
5. 2018/10 The United Nations System and Security in Asia - 18th East Asian Forum on the UN System, Beijing, China
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■ #Lectures
1. 2018/12/16 Humanitarian Intervention Reconsidered - Graduate School of Asia-Pacific, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
2. 2018/12/08 Sustainable Development Goals and Peacebuilding - Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Tokyo, Japan
3. 2018/11/17 The Politicization of the UN Secretariat - Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan (GPAJ), Tokyo, Japan
4. 2018/05/31 Power Politics and Bureaucracy at the United Nations - DPIR, University of Oxford, UK
5. 2018/05/30 Peacekeeping, Peacebuilding, and the Role of the UN Secretariat - Exeter College Oxford, UK
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■ #Academic Society Memberships
1. 2018/10~ Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan (GPAJ) Link
2. 2010~ Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Link
3. 2015~ International Studies Association (ISA) Link
4. 2010~2014 British International Studies Association (BISA) Link
■ #Teaching Experience
1. International Law(University of Auckland, Law School, Auckland, New Zealand) Link
2. International Politics(University of Wales, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth, UK) Link
3. International Relations(University of Oxford, Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford, UK) Link
4. Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE)(Asian University for Women, Department of PPE, Chittagong, Bangladesh) Link
5. International Relations(International Christian University - ICU, Department of Politics and Int'l Studies, Tokyo, Japan) Link
■ Professional Achievements
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1. 2018/10~ Deputy Director, Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), Tokyo Office Link
2. 2018/10~ Deputy Secretary-General, Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan (GPAJ), Tokyo Link
3. 2018/03/01~ Member of ISA's Chadwick Alger Prize Award Committee, 2018-19 Link
4. 2016/12/01~ External Referee for Oxford University Press (Academic Monographs) Link
■ #Qualification and Licenses
1. English Language
2. French Language
3. Italian Language
4. Spanish Language
5. Ancient Greek Language and Literature
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■ #Academic Awards
1. 2018/04 Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) ACUNS's Biennial Award as Best Book on the United Nations System, 2016-18 (Best Book on the United Nations System, 2018) Link
2. 2018/03 International Studies Association (ISA) ISA's Chadwick Alger Prize as Best Book on International Organization & Multilateralism, 2018 Link
3. 2012/04 University of Wales, Aberystwyth Teaching Excellence Award by University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UK)
4. 2011/04 Dissertation Award by Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Link
5. 2007/05 Doctoral Completion Award by Auckland University, New Zealand
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■ #Exhibitions, Concerts and Athletic Meets
1. 2018/03 Podcast for Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Link
2. 2018/01 Podcast for the New Books Network (NBN) - New Books in Genocide Studies Link
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