Edward Boyle

Edward BoyleAssistant Professor

Edward Boyle researches politics from the margins, and conducts theoretical and empirical work on the borders and borderland spaces of Japan and the wider region, as well as on Northeast India, Georgia, and the Asia-Pacific. He received his LLM and PhD from Hokkaido University. His research interests include maps and representation, scalar governance, territoriality, connectivity, migration, infrastructures, memory, heritage, and history, and his work intersects with political science, geography, history, and scholarship on international relations. In his teaching, he incorporates political history and international relations theory into the interdisciplinary border studies field. He currently offers two courses for CSPA students, one examining Japanese development within its broader East Asian context, and a second looking at the contemporary intersection of borders and development throughout Asia.
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