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Takumi Shibaike

Takumi Shibaike

(Pronouns: He, Him)

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410A Eggers Hall

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Takumi Shibaike

Assistant Professor, Political Science Department


  • 2024 Spring
    • PSC 318 Technology, Politics, and Environment

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2020


Takumi Shibaike, assistant professor of political science, will teach classes in global environmental politics, non-governmental organizations and global governance. Previously, Shibaike was an assistant professor of international relations at Duke Kunshan University. He also served as a postdoctoral associate at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy and as a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute.

He investigates how civil society activism shapes the public understanding of environmental issues, such as species conservation and climate change. His peer-reviewed articles have been featured in International Studies Quarterly, Global Environmental Politics, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly and other publications. His research has been supported by the Canon Foundation-EUI Research Fellowship and the Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation Research Grant. Shibaike earned a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 2020.

Areas of Expertise

Global Environmental Politics, NGOs, Global Governance, Civil Society Activism

Research Grant Awards and Projects

"Civil society and global environmental politics", Sponsored by Syracuse University Start-up Fund.

"NGO advocacy in global conservation governance", Sponsored by Canon Foundation-EUI Research Fellowship.

"The influence of NGOs on public interest in moral issues", Sponsored by Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation Research Grant.

Selected Publications

Presentations and Events

Climate Change and the Voluntary Sector Virtual Seminar Series (September 27, 2023 - September 27, 2023)

APSA Annual Conference (August 31, 2023 - September 3, 2023)

Earth System Governance Conference (October 21, 2022 - October 23, 2022)

Environmental Politics and Governance Annual Conference (June 28, 2022 - July 1, 2022)

ISA Annual Conference (March 28, 2022 - April 2, 2022)

APSA Annual Conference (September 30, 2021 - October 3, 2021)

Environmental Politics and Governance Annual Conference (June 23, 2021 - June 25, 2021)