Last Updated :2019/04/09

Affiliations, Positions
Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education, ., Associate Professor
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Other Contact Details
1-5-1,Kagamiyama,Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-7111 FAX : (+81)
Comparative and International Education / Educational Development/Education Policy

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1995/04, 1998/03, Teacher
  • 2005/09, 2007/03, U.N.E.S.C.O.
  • 2007/10, 2009/03, Kyoto University, Revitalizing Education for Dynamic Hearts and Minds, Post-Doctoral Researcher
  • 2009/04/01, Hiroshima University, Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education , Associate Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • The Pennsylvania State University, Dept. of Education Policy and Theory, Comparative and International Education, U.S.A., 2000/09, 2005/08
  • Stanford University, Dept. of Education, International Comparative Education (ICE), U.S.A., 1999/09, 2000/08
  • Tsuda College, Liberal Arts, Dept. of English, Japan, 1991/04, 1995/03

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. (Education Theory and Policy and Comparative and International Education) , The Pennsylvania State University
  • Master, Waseda University
  • Master, Stanford University

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Education;Sociology of education

Research Keywords

  • Student self-esteem
  • Inclusive Education Policy
  • school survey
  • child work / child labour
  • international comparative survey

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Comparative and International Society (CIES)
  • Japan Comparative Education Society
  • The Japan Society of Educational Sociology
  • Japan Educational Research Association

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Understanding diversity and Inclusion
  2. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Basic Education and Development
  3. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on International Development Cooperation in Education
  4. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on International Development Cooperation in Education

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Child labour and education, UNESCO Global Monitoring Report Background Paper
  2. Recognizing a Problem: The Impact of Global Politics on Child, International Journal of Education Policy, Research and Practice, 2(3), 267-286, 20011000

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Japan Education Forum, moderator, 2012/02, 2017/02
  2. International seminar on inclusive education in Bhutan, Japan, and Germany, 2014/10, 2014/10
  3. Africa Asia University Dialogue conference, 2010/06, 2017/06