Tetsuki Tamura is Professor of Political Science at the Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University, Japan. He is a former visiting fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy & Global Governance, Australian National University.
His work covers deliberative democracy, the welfare state and basic income, feminism, Marxist state theories, and the relationship between normative political theory and empirical analysis. His current research interests in deliberative democracy include deliberation in the intimate sphere, conditions and motivations of deliberation, and rethinking the relationship between deliberation and liberal democracy.
He has published 3 books, 5 (co-) edited books, and many book chapters and articles in Japanese. His article on ‘nested deliberative systems’ is forthcoming in Japanese Political Science Review (in English). His works on deliberative democracy have contributed to a growing understanding and interest in the field on the part of both scholars and among policy makers in Japan.
He is currently a member of the editorial board of Journal of Public Deliberation.