Professor Shoji Matsumoto Senior Fellow at Policy Center for the New South. He is currently working in NGOs, namely as the President of Sapporo Institute for International Solidarity (Sapporo, Japan); Japan Center for Moroccan Studies (Sapporo, Japan); and the International Center on Separatism (Tokyo, Japan).
He was previously professor of international law at Sapporo Gakuin University, and has recently retired. Dr. Shoji continues to teach international law and other related subjects at the university as a lecturer.
Dr. Shoji was additionally a visiting fellow at the SOAS, University of London and also visiting professor at Mohamed V University.