Major Fellowship Activities: Toki worked with the Global Security Program where she conducted research and updated UCS’ website on a variety of security-related topics including national missile defense and Nunn-Lugar programs. She updated the National Missile Defense resources webpage and the webpage entitled U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense Timeline. She wrote a brief summary of the Tests of Exoatmospheric Missile Defense Systems (IFT-6, July 2001 and IFT-7, December 2001). She helped to create the website of Resources for the 2001-02 NFISDA High School Debate Topic, “Weapons of Mass Destruction,” and worked on the list of key terms. She updated the webpage of Arms Control and Nonproliferation Resources, which includes official sources and non-governmental resources on arms control and nonproliferation. She helped update several nuclear weapons webpages following the Bush-Putin Crawford, Texas summit in November 2001, and the Nuclear Posture Review issued in January 2002. She wrote a brief summary of aspects of the Nunn-Lugar programs, and created resource pages of the Nunn-Lugar programs. She also researched the history of the Strategic Defense Initiative, warhead dismantlement, deeper reductions in nuclear arsenals, and the 2005 NPT Review Conference.
Current Activities: Toki is a Project Manager and Research Associate in the Nonproliferation Educational Program with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. She develops online educational resources, including the NPT Tutorial and Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Tutorial. She continues to promote disarmament and nonproliferation education for younger generations through several projects, including the Critical Issues Forum for high school students, and the Summer Undergraduate Internship Program. She also research Japan’s nonproliferation and disarmament policy. She is a member of the Japan Disarmament Studies Association and Women of Color advancing Peace and Security.
She wrote an issue brief for the Nuclear Threat Initiative, “Sixty Years After the Nuclear Devastation, Japan’s Role in the NPT,” in December 2005, and co-wrote “How We Think About Peace and Security: The ABCs of Initiatives for Disarmament & Non-Proliferation Education,” for the IAEA Bulletin in March 2005. She is a content teacher for the Japanese section of the Monterey Model Course “Current Issues in Nonproliferation” during the spring 2005, and 2003 semesters. In the spring 2004 semester, she was a teaching assistant for the Arms Control Simulation (for the 2005 NPT Prepcom) taught by William Potter.