Professor of International Law and Organizations
Sachiko Yoshimura is currently a professor of International Law and Organizations at Kwansei Gakuin University, Hyogo, Japan. She earned a Ph.D. in International Law and Organizations from the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan; her dissertation was on the legal problems of United Nations economic sanctions. Before joining Kwansei Gakuin University, she was a professor of international organizations at Hiroshima Shudo University until 2010. She was a visiting fellow at Corpus Christi College and Faculty of Law, Oxford University from 2002–2003, and a research scholar at Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, City University of New York from 2018-2019. Her current research spans a broad range of areas of UN economic sanctions, international law, and organizations. She has published numerous books, book chapters, journal papers, and commissioned reports, including The Legal Problems on the United Nations Economic Sanctions (Kokusaishoin Publisher, 2003), Economic Sanctions by the United Nations Security Council (co-chair, a research commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2007), and International Law (co-authored, Kobundo Publisher, 2017).