Last Updated :2021/03/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2014, 2015, Boston University, Department of Sociology, Visiting Scholar

Academic Degrees

  • Kyushu University

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Sociology;Sociology

Research Keywords

  • The study of social institutions
  • The U.S. and the U.K.

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • American Sociological Association
  • The Japan Sociological Society

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Family, Regional Society, Industry Surrounding Civil Life
  2. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Viewpoint of Sociology
  3. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Social Dynamics
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Seminar in Social Dynamics
  6. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Social System and Social Change
  7. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, The Sociology of Social Structure

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Thomas Coram and the London Foundling Hospital in Eighteenth-Century Britain, 14, 37-57, 2019
  2. The Process of Role-Taking in Fostering Activities, Kwassui Bulletin, 60, 79-93, 2017
  3. Japanese Women’s Labor Force Participation Rates: Application of the Structural Model, Sociology and Anthropology, 2, 125-131, 2002

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. The Background of the Infant Mortality Rate at the London Foundling Hospital in the 18th Century, 2020, Without Invitation, Fukuoka
  2. Thomas Coram's Motivation for Setting up the London Foundling Hospital, 2019, Without Invitation, Fukuoka
  3. Changing Social Attitudes towards the London Foundling Hospital from the Standpoint of its Admissions History, 2019, Without Invitation, Fukuoka
  4. The Poor Law System and Pauper Children in 18th-Century London, 2018, Without Invitation, Fukuoka
  5. Thomas Coram and the Foundling Hospital: Children in Care in 18th-Century Britain, 2018, Without Invitation, Fukuoka
  6. How Foster Parents Continue Fostering? A Role-Taking Approach      , 110th American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, 2015, Without Invitation, English, American Sociological Association A, Chicago, US

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Fulbright Scholar Grants, The Sociological Study of Foster Care Systems in Japan and the U.S., 2014, 2015
  2. Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships, A Comparative Study on Women's Work and Employment in Japan and the U.S., 1995, 1996