Mark Tilton

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
    M.A., University of California at Berkeley
    B.A., University of California at Berkeley

Department Information

Asian Studies // SIS // Faculty
Political Science // Faculty

Office Information

  • Office: BRNG 2216C
  • Office Phone: (765) 494-4176
  • Office Fax: (765) 494-0833
  • Office Hours: Spring 2017: T 1:30-4:30; by appointment
  • E-mail:
  • Courses

  • Spring 2017
    POL 141Y - Governments of the World, Honors
    POL 640  -  Proseminar In Comparative Political Systems

    Fall 2016
    POL 348 - East Asian Politics
    POL 641 - Comparing East Asia & Western Europe

    Spring 2016
    POL 323H - Comparative Environmental Policy - Honors
    POL 640 - Comparative Politics

    Spring 2015
    No classes

    Fall 2013
    POL 141Y - Governments of the World, Distance Learning
    POL 323 - Comparative Environmental Policy

    Spring 2014
    POL 141Y - Governments of the World, Distance Learning

  • Specialization

  • Japanese Political Economy
    Comparative Politics

  • Research

    Mark Tilton's research is in the field of comparative political economy, with a specialization in Japan. He has worked on antitrust and regulatory policy and is currently researching climate change policy. His teaching is also in the area of comparative and East Asian politics.

    Selected Publications

    “Kido hendo ni okeru nikkei kankei: ekorojiiteki kindaika no ridashippu” (German-Japanese Climate Change Relations: Leadership on Ecological Modernization), in Kudo Akira and Tajima Nobuo, eds., Nichidoku kankei shi (A History of Japanese-German Relations) (Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 2014).

    Restrained Trade: Cartels in Japan's Basic Materials Industries (Cornell University Press, 1996)

    Seeds of an Asian E.U.?  Regionalism as a Hedge against the U.S. on Telecommunications Technology in Japan and Germany,” Pacific Review , Vol. 20, No. 3 (September 2007), pp. 301-327.

    “Legacies of the Developmental State for Japan's Information and Communications Industries,” with Hyeonjung Choi, in Cornelia Storz and Andreas Moerke, eds.,  Information and Communication Technologies in Japan, Germany and the U.S.: Institutional Frameworks, Competitiveness and Learning Processes (London: Routledge Curzon Press, 2007).

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