Atsushi Kondo

Atsushi Kondo is currently on sabbatical from Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan, where he is a Professor of Constitutional Law. He received his LLD from Kyushu University and has been a visiting fellow at Stockholm University and the University of Oxford. Atsushi is presently working on a research project, ‘The Consistency between Constitutional Laws and International Human Rights Treaties,” financed by the Japan Society for Promotion of Science. He has authored and edited a number of books in both Japanese and English, including “Citizenship in a Global World” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001), “New Concept of Citizenship” (CEIFO Stockholm University, 2003), and “Migration and Globalization” (Akashi Shoten, 2008). He has served on committees on integration policy for the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Aichi Prefecture, and the cities of Nagoya and Kani. He currently acts as Japan’s reporter for the Migrant Integration Policy Index and Citizenship Rights for Immigrants. At Harvard, Atsushi’s research focused on comparing migrants’ rights and anti-discrimination law.