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Deputy Director, African Studies Group, Area Studies Center
Senior Research Fellow

Research Field:
Political Science, Politics of Kenya

Education / Research Experience

Keio University Graduate Division, LL.M (Political Science), 1987-1989

Professional Career:
Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), 1989 upto date

Other Information:
Research Associate at Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1994-1996

Major Works

  • "Kenya's Multi-Party Politics in the Framework of Anti-Defection Laws Set in the 1960s", (Ajia Keizai, Vol.46 No.11.12, IDE, 2005) [in Japanese]
  • "Betrayed Hope: 'Mount Kenya Mafia' Emerged in Kenya after 2002" (Africa Report No.38, IDE, 2004)[in Japanese]
  • "Creating 'Outsiders': Multi-party Elections and Qutochthony in Coast Province, Kenya" (Takeuti, S. ed., State,Viorence, and Politics: Conflicts in Asia and Africa, IDE Research Series No.534, IDE, 2003)[in Japanese]
  • "From Moi to Kibaki: The General Elections in Kenya in 2002" (Africa Report No.36, IDE, 2003)[in Japanese]
  • "Voting Behavior in the 1992 and 1997 Multi-Party Elections in Rural Kenya: The Case of Kabete Constituency in Kiambu", (Takane, T. ed., Rural Transformation in Contemporary Africa, IDE Research Series No.513, IDE, 2001) [in Japanese]
  • "Re-Examination of 'Ethnic Clashes' and the State in Kenya", (Takeuchi, S. ed., Conflict in Africa: History and Subject, IDE Research Series No. 500, 2000) [in Japanese]
  • Ethnicity and the 1992 Multi-Party Elections: the Case of Kikuyu Constituency, Kiambu District, IDS Miscellaneous Paper 122, the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, 1996.

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies
Japan Association for African Studies