Senior Associate Professor
International Christian University
Education and Research Building II
3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka
Tokyo 181-8585 JAPAN
国際基督教大学 〒 181-8585
Curriculum Vitae (rev April 2015)
Christian Collet received his A.B. in political science at University of California, Berkeley, and his Ph.D. in political science at University of California, Irvine. His research and teaching interests concentrate on American and comparative politics of the Asian Pacific, public opinion, and race, ethnicity and nationalism. Before arriving at ICU, he worked as an opinion research consultant and held appointments at Viet Nam National University under the US Fulbright Program and at Doshisha University in Kyoto. He spent the 2012-13 academic year at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center at Stanford University.
His work has appeared in The Journal of Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, Perspectives on Politics, Japanese Journal of Political Science, Social Science Japan Journal, PS, Amerasia Journal and Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts and several edited volumes. He is the co-editor, with Pei-te Lien, of The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans (Temple University Press, 2009) and is currently engaged in projects concerning the role of nationalism on the political incorporation of Vietnamese Americans, the dynamics of public opinion in Sino-Japanese relations and the impact of sports on nationalism. He is a member of the American Political Science Association and the World and American Associations of Public Opinion Research.
An avid supporter of the world's game, Collet's work on soccer has appeared, or is forthcoming, in the Journal of Sports Sciences, Soccer and Society and features in his general education course, Political Football.
The Orange County Register (USA), May 1, 2015, on politics in Vietnamese American communities
ABC Public Radio (Australia), February 23, 2015, on Abenomics
Nguoi Viet Daily News (USA), January 18, 2015, on bloc voting among Vietnamese Americans
ABC Public Radio (Australia), December 12, 2014, on polls for Japan’s Lower House Elections
Roads and Kingdoms (USA), June 14, 2014, concerning American attitudes toward soccer in advance of the FIFA World Cup
Videnskab.dk (“Science”) (Denmark), May 24, 2013, on the role of possession in soccer in advance of the UEFA Champions League final
The Orange County Register (USA), November 11, 2012, on the party attachments of Asian American voters