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Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center

Research Field:
Education in Mexico

Education / Research Experience

Completed the master course in Sociology of Education, University of Tokyo, 1977

Professional Career:
Joined the IDE (Research Planning and Coordination Department), 1977
Moved to the Area Studies Department, 1978
Visiting Fellow in Centro de Estudios Economicos y Sociales del Tercer Mundo, Mexico, 1981-1983
Appointed as an Associate Senior Research Fellow, Area Studies Department, 1983
Visiting Fellow in Centro de Estudios Scociologicos, Colegio de Mexico, Mexico, 1996-1998
Appointed as Senior Research Fellow of the Area Studies Department II, 1999
Appointed as Research Coordinator, 2000
Appointed as Deputy Director-General of Development Studies Centre, 2003
Senior Research Fellow, Latin American Studies Group, Area Studies Center, 2007
Current Position, 2012

Major Works

  • 1996, "Education Development Among the Popular Sectors in Mexico", Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University, Discussion Paper No.44.
  • 1986, Formation of Urban Low Income Class and Education: Chile and Mexico, with Carmen Luz Latorre S., Institute of Developing Economies, JRP Series 59.

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies
Japan Society of Educational Sociology
Japan Comparative Education Society