Akiko Ejima is Professor at School of Law, Meiji University (Tokyo). She teaches constitutional law, comparative constitutional law and international human rights law. She has been studying the relationship between constitutional law and international human rights law. Her current research project is exploring a possibility of a pluralistic, non-hierarchical and circulatory system for human rights protection which can combines constitutional law and international law and increase the effectiveness of human rights protection. She has been a Liaison Member of the Science Council of Japan since 2014. She was a visiting scholar at Wolfson College, Oxford, a visiting scholar at Faculty of Law and Hughes Hall, Cambridge, a visiting fellow at Harvard Law School, a study visitor at the European Commission on Human Rights and a visiting scholar at King’s College, London. Akiko Ejima participated in the third Melbourne Forum 2018.