Academic Advisory BoardProf. Dr. Roger Goodman


Roger Goodman is Nissan Professor of Modern Japanese Studies at Oxford University since 2003 and Warden of St. Antony's College since 2017. In 2004, he was appointed as the inaugural Head of the new School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS). In 2008, he was appointed Head of the Social Sciences Division within the University of Oxford, a position which he held until becoming Warden at St Antony’s. He was elected a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences in 2013, was Chair of Academy’s Council between 2015-19 and has been President of the Academy since 2020. His research is mainly on Japanese education and social policy. 

Major publications include:

Family-Run Universities in Japan (co-edited with J. Breaden, 2020); Family and Social Policy in Japan (editor, 2002); Children of the Japanese State (2000); The East Asian Welfare Model (co-edited with H.J. Kwon and G. White, 1998); Japan’s International Youth (1990).