Dr Rieko Hayakawa, PhD
■Bachelor of Arts, Kunitachi Music College
■Master of Education, Chiba University
■Master of Arts in Political Science, Aoyama Gakuin University
■University of Hawaii Graduate Certificate ProgramTelecommunication and Information Resource Management ( TIRM),
■Special Research Fellow, Keio Univeristy
■Doctor of Philosophy, Otago University 2017
■Doctoral Scholar, Graduate School of Law, Doshisha University
■Hayakawa, R. (2017). Possibility of Telecommunication Universal Service in the Pacific Islands; Case studies of Vanuatu, PEACESAT and USPNet (Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/7139
■ Hayakawa, R., 2106. Self-determination for the Communication Policy in the Pacific Islands, in Ishihara, M., Hoshino, E., and Fujita, Y. (eds.) Self-determinable Development of Small Islands, pp.179-202. Singapore: Springer.
■ Hayakawa. R, Chapter 9, “Politics, economics and regional cooperation of Pacific Islands” in Kikuchi and Hata (eds), “Latin America, Oceania” World Politicsseries 6, Minerva Press, April 2012.
■ Hayakawa, Rieko; Richard Guy and Toshio Kosuge (editors): “DistanceEducation in the South Pacific: Nets and Voyages” Institute of Pacific Studies, The University of the South Pacific and The Sasakawa Pacific Island Nations Fund 2000. ISBN 982-02-0143-8
■ Rieko Hayakawa (Editor) “Report of Pacific Islands Digital Opportunities (PIDO) Research Committee :Creating New Value and Knowledge for Pacific Islanders”
■ Hayakawa, R. 2018. Japan’s Oceania Engagement and Maritime Security. Asia Pacific Bulletin. No. 417
■Hayakawa, R. 2018. The Next Generation of Japanese Has to Learn About the Indo-Pacific. Japan Forward.
Vice President, International Youth Exchange Organization 1992-1998
Secretary General, SSEAYP International 1994-1998
(Japan Prime Minister's office youth project)
Dr. Rieko Hayakawa has over 30 years working on Pacific Affairs. She established the Sasakawa Pacific Island Nations Fund and launched many projects such as the Micronesia Maritime Security Project.