CV

Experience

Senior Program Manager, Engaging Asia – Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, Vancouver, Canada
2+ years (present)
Program Manager – Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, Vancouver, Canada
4+ years
Founding Academic Contributor – AinuToday.com
1+ years (present)
Research Fellow – David Lam Centre for Asian Studies, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
2+ years (present)
Ambassador – Sattva Climbing, Calgary, Canada
4+ years (present)
Rock Climbing Manager, Instructor, & Coach – Banff & Calgary, Canada
10+ years
English Tutor – Tokyo and Sapporo, Japan
3 years

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – History
University of Waterloo, Canada
Certificate – Indigenous Leadership, Management and Governance Excellence
Banff Centre, Canada
Master of Arts (MA) – History
University of Waterloo, Canada
Bachelor of Arts (BA) – with Distinction, East Asian Studies
University of Calgary, Canada

Diploma – Japanese Culture and Language
Hokkaido University of Education Sapporo, Japan

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Publications

“The Cold War, the San Francisco System, and the Rise of Indigenous Rights Movements in Japan.” Forthcoming, December 2022.

Harrison, Scott Michael and Quinton Huang. “Citizen or City Diplomacy? Diplomatic Co-Production and the Middle Ground in Municipal Twinning Relationships.” The Hague Journal of Diplomacy 17. 4 (2022): 664-668. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/1871191x-bja10127 

Harrison, Scott Michael, Natasha Fox and Quinton Huang. “In an Age of Crisis, Canadian Engagement Abroad Needs an ‘Ecosystem Approach.” Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (July 2022).

Harrison, Scott Michael, Quinton Huang, Natasha Fox, and Le (Amy) Zhou.  “Toward an Ecosystem Approach: COVID-19, Canada-Asia Pacific Relations, and International Organizations.”  Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (March 2022)

Harrison, Scott Michael and Le (Amy) Zhou.  “Through the Eyes of Asia Watch: Our Summer-End Review.”  Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (September 2021)

Harrison, Scott Michael and Robin Asgari.    “International Trade Inclusivity: The CPTPP and Indigenous International Trade and Investment.”  Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (December 2020)

Harrison, Scott and Yiwei Jin. “A Case for Provincial Offices in Asia – and How to Make Them Better.” Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (October 2020)

Harrison, Scott, Denis Fang, and Marie Macdonald.  “Through the Eyes of Asia Watch: A Mid-year Review.”  Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (August 2020)

Harrison, Scott, Yiwei Jin & Robin Asgari. “Virtual Trade Missions: A Post-COVID Reality.” Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (July 2020)

Harrison. Scott and Yiwei Jin. “Rainy Day Connections: Sister Cities During COVID-19.” Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (May 2020)

Harrison. Scott and Yiwei Jin. “A Plan for All Won’t Work for All: COVID-19 and Maori in New Zealand.” Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (April 2020)

Harrison, Scott. “The Alphabet Soup of Canada-Asia Pacific Relations.” Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (February 2020)

Harrison, Scott and Dakota Norris. “Guidebook for Doing Business in the Asia Pacific: A Resource for Indigenous Businesses.” Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (September 2019)

Harrison, Scott. “Meiji Inspired Diplomacy and Politics for Japan’s Future.” In  Ken Coates, et al., eds. Japan’s Future and a New Meiji Transformation: International Reflections. London: Routledge, 2019.

Harrison, Scott. “Enhancing Trans-Pacific People-to-People Ties: Japan-Canada Twinning (Sister) Relationships.” Canada-Asia Agenda, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (November 7, 2018)

Labrecque, Charles-Louis and Scott Harrison. “Canadian Provinces and Foreign Policy in Asia.” International Journal Vol.73, No.3 (2018): 429-448. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0020702018791583

Harrison, Scott. “Pacific Partnerships: Connecting Indigenous People in Canada to Opportunities in Asia.” Vancouver: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, 2017

Project management, editor, research, and writing: “The Asia Factor in Atlantic Canada Project Reports.” Vancouver: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, 2016. A series with eight reports; varying lengths between 4 and 56 pp.

Contributor: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. “Understanding Asia in 2030.” Vancouver: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, 2016. 70 pp.

Harrison, Scott. “Celebrating Friendship Across the Pacific: The 50th Anniversary of the Burnaby – Kushiro Sister City Relationship.” Vancouver: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, 2015

Harrison, Scott. “Chapter 9: The Cold War, the San Francisco System and Indigenous Peoples.” In  Kimie Hara, ed. The San Francisco System and Its Legacies: Continuation, Transformation and Historical Reconciliation in the Asia-Pacific. London: Routledge, 2015. Pp. 183-199.

East Asia-Arctic Relations: Boundary, Security, and International Politics, Part I Academic Workshop, Workshop Report. Belair Centre Series, Keiko and Charles Belair Centre for East Asian Studies, Renison University College, University of Waterloo, 2013. 15 pp.

East Asia-Arctic Relations: Boundary, Security, and International Politics, Part II Policy Workshop, Workshop Report. Belair Centre Series, Keiko and Charles Belair Centre for East Asian Studies, Renison University College, University of Waterloo, 2013. 8 pp.

Harrison, Scott.  “Chapter 7: The Indigenous Ainu of Japan at the Time of the Åland Settlement.”  In  Kimie Hara and Geoffrey Jukes, eds. Northern Territories, Asia-Pacific Regional Conflicts and the Aland Experience: Untying the Kurillian Knot. London: Routledge, 2009. Pp. 94-105.

Harrison, Scott. The Indigenous Ainu and the Northern Territories Dispute. VDM Publishers, 2008. 154 pp.

New Initiatives for Solving the Northern Territories Issue between Japan and Russia: An Inspiration from the Åland Experience: Conference Report. East Asian Studies Centre, Renison, University of Waterloo, 2007. 32 pp.…………

Conferences / Seminars

Guest Lecture: “Japan’s International Twinning (Sister) Relations.” Geography 3900: Japan. Thompson Rivers University. October 2022.

Paper Presentation: “Sister and Friendship Cities between Canada and Taiwan: Local Governments and Creative Connections.” With Quinton Huang. North American Taiwan Studies Association (July 2022)

Roundtable: “Alberta and British Columbia in the Canada-Japan Relationship.” Chairs: Scott Harrison & Quinton Huang. Speakers: Cheryl Calihoo, Roy Kariatsumari, Uzawa Kanako, Tom Waldichuk. Crossing the Bridge Mackay Built: 150 Years of Canada in East Asia and East Asia in Canada International Symposium. York Centre for Asian Research (June 2022)

Paper Presentation: Ainu Hosting the World, 1989-2009Japan Studies Association of Canada, Thompson Rivers University – virtual (October 2, 2021)

Paper Presentation, with Sreyoshi Dey: Canadian perceptions of Japan, and Japanese views on Canada: Reflecting on public opinionsJapan Studies Association of Canada, Thompson Rivers University – virtual (October 2, 2021)

Paper Presentation, with Quinton Huang: Twinning and Canada Indo-Pacific relations: the agency of subnational governments in present relationships and future strategiesSymposium: Canada and the Indo-Pacific Strategic Environment, Thompson Rivers University – virtual (September 25, 2021)

Paper Presentation: Japan and China’s Role in Fostering IndigenismAssociation for Asian Studies, University of Denver (March 24, 2019)

Paper Presentation: Canadian Views and Perceptions toward JapanJapan Studies Association of Canada, University of Alberta (October 13, 2018)

Paper Presentation: Changing Perceptions in Japan: The Rise of Indigeneity through the Fissures of Cold War AsiaJapan Studies Association of Canada, University of Alberta (October 12, 2018)

Invited Paper Presentation, with Michael Hathaway: Indigenous Politics in Asia: How China and Japan are Part of Global DynamicsQuestions of Indigeneity in the Asia Pacific Speaker Series, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto (April 4, 2018)

Paper Presentation: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and Japan-Canada Relations, Japan Studies Association of Canada, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto (October 13, 2017)

Invited Paper Presentation: Meiji Inspired Diplomacy and Politics for Japan’s Future, Japan’s Future: International Reflections on the Prospects for a “New Meiji” transformation – Japan Futures Initiative (JFI) and European Japan Advanced Research Network (EJARN) Joint Conference, Narita, Japan (December 11-12, 2016)

Paper Presentation: Japan’s International Twinning (Sister) RelationshipsJapan Studies Association of Canada, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (October 14, 2016)

Paper Presentation: Convergence of State and Non-State Borders: The Indigenous Factor of East Asian Engagement with the ArcticAssociation of Borderlands Studies, Portland, United States (April 8-11, 2015)

Invited Conference Committee and Participant: Rise of the Fourth World: The Internationalization of Indigenous Rights Conference, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Canada (June 11-13, 2014)

Invited Participant: Japan’s Next Economy Workshop, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan, Canada (March 12-13, 2014)

Paper Presentation: Visual Celebration of Modernity in Hokkaido, Japan Studies Association of Canada, University of Saskatchewan, Canada (October 3-6, 2013)

Paper Presentation: Global Indigenous History through the Lens of the Cold War Nuclear Arms RaceNative American and Indigenous Studies Association, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada (June 13, 2013) – shortlisted for best paper and presentation

Invited Participant and Rapporteur: East Asia – Arctic Relations: Boundary, Security and International Politics: Part I: Academic Workshop & Part II: Policy Workshop, Whitehorse and Waterloo, Canada (March 2-5, 2013)

Guest Lecture: Post-1945 Indigeneity in the Asia Pacific, History 391: Global Indigenous History, University of Waterloo, Canada (March 2013)

Guest Lecture: Japan’s Indigenous Peoples since World War Two, East Asian Studies 201: East Asian Culture, Renison, University of Waterloo, Canada (March 2012)

Guest Lecture: Indigenous Peoples and International Relations in East Asia, East Asian Studies 277, Renison, University of Waterloo, Canada (2011)

Paper Presentation: Cold War and Indigenous Peoples in Southeast Asia, Canadian Asian Studies Association, Southeast Asian Council, Munk School of Global Affairs, Toronto, Canada (October 2011)

Paper Presentation: Indigeneity and the Cold War in Japan, Japan Studies Association of Canada, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada (August 2011)

Invited Presentation: Goal Setting with Young Climbers,  Banff Coaching Conference, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

Co-creator, -Organizer, Facilitator and Speaker: Banff Youth Climbing and Coaching Conference, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

Co-creator, -Organizer, Facilitator and Speaker: Banff Youth Climbing and Coaching Conference, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

Co-creator, -Organizer, Facilitator and Speaker: Banff Youth Competition Climbing Conference, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

 

Papers

“The Indigenous Factor of East Asian Engagement with the Canadian Arctic” © Scott Harrison

“Challenge to the Indian Act in 1973” © Scott Harrison  (PDF)

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.Other

Scott Harrison, interview with Hayley Woodin, Business in Vancouver’s Asia 360 podcast, Asia-Canada Indigenous business, October 17, 2019

Scott Harrison, interview with Tristan Grunow, Hokkaido150, podcast audio, July 26, 2019.….

Association of Canadian Mountain Guides Indoor Climbing Instructor Level 3

High Angle Rope Rescue Level 2