Yuka Fukunaga is Professor at Waseda University, where she teaches public international law and international economic law. She is a winner of the Waseda Research Award in 2017. She is also an Executive Council Member of the Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL) and a Board Member of the Japan Association of International Economic Law.
Professor Fukunaga was an assistant legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) (The Hague, 2012-2013) and an intern at the Appellate Body Secretariat, World Trade Organization (WTO) (Geneva, 2002).
Professor Fukunaga holds an LL.D. (2013) and an LL.M. (1999) from the Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo, and an LL.M. (2000) from the School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.
Professor Fukunaga has published a number of articles and chapters in the field of international trade and investment law.