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Corey Wallace

  • PhD
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • University of Auckland
  • 3


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Research Interests

International Relations of East Asia Japanese Security Policy Politics of identity race ethnicity.

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Hailing originally from Christchurch, New Zealand, I completed my MA in Politics on Postcolonialism and Population Genetics at the University of Canterbury. I spent three years in Japan in Fukushima-shi on the JET program and try to make as many visits back as possible. Formerly worked as a Policy Adviser at the NZ Ministry of Research, Science, and Technology. This was excellent training for two reasons. First I discovered decisively that I had a problem with closely managed authority. A life training lesson. Secondly, it did have an influence on my ability to think strategically, tactically and to be self-directed and self-disciplined. These attributes seem to be coming in handy more than anticipated for my current life endeavor. I have just taken up a University of Auckland PhD Scholarship, although my research question is as of right now unclear. My likely focus is Japanese foreign policy identity and East Asian Regionalism, although I have recently been fascinated with looking at nationalism and generation change in Japan. I am slowly coming to a point where I may be able to knit the various elements of the ideas together.

Professional experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant

University of Auckland

January 2010

Education history

University of Canterbury

Master of Arts

January 1998 - December 2004 (7 years)