Joseph Pozsgai-Alvarez

Joseph Pozsgai-Alvarez is an Associate Professor at the School of Human Sciences of Osaka University, where he holds the position of Associate Director of its International Undergraduate Degree Program. He has a doctorate in political science from the University of Tsukuba.
He is the founder of the Japan Network of Anti-Corruption Researchers (JANAR) and a member of the Steering Committee on (Anti-)Corruption and Integrity of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). He is the editor of The Politics of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Latin America, published by Routledge in 2021; and the co-creator of the ACE Digital Library, an online database of corruption literature hosted by the NGO Global Integrity. He has also served as Consultant in the Western Hemisphere Anti-Corruption Index (WHACI) project developed by John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2021. He currently leads the project "Multidimensional measurement of corruption in Southeast Asia and Latin America", funded by the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) program of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).