Gender and Social Development Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Director

Research Field:
Area Studies for the Horn of Africa, mainly Ethiopia Rural Studies and Development Studies

Education / Research Experience

Grauated from Kyoto University, Faculty of Law, Mar 1988
M.A. from School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, Sept 1994
Professional Career:
Joined Institute of Developing Economies, Oct 1994
Research Promotion Department, Oct 1994-Mar 1996
African Studies Group, Area Studies Center, Apr 1996-Aug 2009
Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Development Research, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, Apr 1997-Sep 1999
Research Fellow Sent Abroad (Bath), Sep 2009-Dec 2010
Research Fellow Sent Abroad (Addis Ababa), Jan 2011-Sep 2011
African Studies Group, Area Studies Center, Oct 2011-

Major works in English

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies

Development Studies Association (UK)
Japan Association for African Studies, Japan Association for Nilo-Ethiopian Studies,Japan Society for International Development


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