FUKUMI, Sayaka

Programs and Languages

  • japanese|english|
  • japanese|english|


International Relations, Non-traditional Security Threats

Research Topic

My research interest is in the field of non-traditional security threats, particularly transnational organized crime with emphasis on drug trafficking. Through the examination of drug trafficking, my research intends to analyze securitization, the impact of drug trafficking organizations on the state, and the drug control policies. The main geographical area looked at is Latin America, but gradually expanding my research to South East Asian drug trafficking.

Message for Applicants

This seminar is to examine and discuss on the issues related transnational organised crime and related issues, such as countermeausres.

Advised Master’s Thesis (Last 5 years)

  • New Challenges of Cross-Border Capital Flows : Capital Management and Controls in China
  • Political Clientelism in the Elections of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Community Empowerment and Peace Construction: Analysis of United Nations’ Initiatives in Colombia
  • Buffering Nepal   A Study of International Security and Immigration in Nepal


・What is International Relations
"New Threats"