FACULTY

Faculty

Toshiaki AOKIProfessor

Department:
International Environment and Resources Policy
Research topics:
  1. Environmental Psychology
  2. City and Regional Planning
  3. Prosocial Behavior
  4. Applied Social Psychology
Acceptable topics:
  1. Residential Decision Making Process for Sustainable City Form
  2. Consensus Building for Conflict Resolution
  3. Behaviors for Disaster Risk Reduction
  4. Pro-environmental Behaviors and Share Culture
WEBSITE
http://ve.cat-v.ne.jp/satoshi-tyan/index_en.html

Kyoko FUJITAProfessor

Department:
Multiculturalism
Research topics:
  1. Migration and Refugees in Germany
  2. German-language Literature in Romania
  3. Minorities
  4. Nationalism
WEBSITE
https://researchmap.jp/read0168224?lang=en

Ryo IKEDAProfessor

Department:
International Politics and Economy
Research topics:
  1. Decolonization, the Western Alliance and the Cold War
  2. Anglo-French Decolonization Policy
  3. The Cold War in the Middle East and Southern Africa
  4. The History of International Maritime Order
Acceptable topics:
  1. International History
  2. Decolonization and the Cold War
  3. the Cold War in Asia and Europe
  4. International Relations in Africa and the Middle East
WEBSITE
https://researchmap.jp/7000017830?lang=en

Takako IZUMIAssociate Professor

Department:
International Environment and Resources Policy
Research topics:
  1. International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction
  2. Humanitarian Assistance
  3. Role of Various Stakeholders in Disaster Risk Reduction
  4. All-hazards Approach
    (including Natech, Compound/Multiple-hazards)
Acceptable topics:
  1. Disaster Risk Reduction/Disaster Risk Management from a Social Science Perspective
  2. International Collaboration in Disaster Risk Reduction
WEBSITE
https://irides.tohoku.ac.jp/eng/organization/takako_izumi.html

Hiro KATSUMATAAssociate Professor

Department:
International Politics and Economy
Research topics:
    1. International Politics
    2. International Relations
    3. East Asia and Asia-Pacific
Acceptable topics:
  1. International Relations of East Asia
  2. Asia-Pacific regional cooperation
WEBSITE
http://katsumata.asia/e.html

Tomoki OKAWARAProfessor

Department:
Asian and African Studies
Research topics:
  1. Social and Family History of the Middle East and North Africa
  2. Legal History of the Middle East and North Africa
  3. Ethnic/Religious Minorities in the Middle East and North Africa
  4. Family, Migrants and Refugees
Acceptable topics:
  1. Social History
  2. Comparative Law
  3. Ethnic/Religious Minorities
  4. Family, Migrants and Refugees
WEBSITE
https://www.intcul.tohoku.ac.jp/research/staff/%e5%a4%a7%e6%b2%b3%e5%8e%9f-%e7%9f%a5%e6%a8%b9

Kazuaki OKUBOAssociate Professor

Department:
International Politics and Economy
Research topics:
  1. Infrastructure Planning and Management for Sustainable Development
  2. Environmental Resource Management
  3. Disaster Risk Reduction
  4. Optimization
Acceptable topics:
  1. Decision Making under Uncertainty
  2. Analysis of Recycling Behavior
  3. Optimization for Disaster Preparedness and Response
WEBSITE
https://www.intcul.tohoku.ac.jp/research/staff/%e5%a4%a7%e7%aa%aa%e3%80%80%e5%92%8c%e6%98%8e

Masahiro SATOAssociate Professor

Department:
International Environment and Resources Policy
Research topics:
  1. Social learning and information diffusion
  2. Analysis of consumer behavior using big data
  3. Economics of natural capital (water, energy, etc.)
WEBSITE
http://intergreen.jp/

Yukino SATOAssociate Professor

Department:
Multiculturalism
Research topics:
  1. Integration of Refugees and Immigrants in Central Europe
  2. Central European Area Studies
  3. Romany Studies
  4. History of Czechoslovakia
  5. History of Cultural Contacts between Japan and Central Europe
Acceptable topics:
  1. Nationalism
  2. Refugees and Immigrants
  3. thnic Minorities
  4. Jewish Studies
  5. History of European Socialist States and their Transition to Democratic States
WEBSITE
https://www.intcul.tohoku.ac.jp/research/staff/%e4%bd%90%e8%97%a4-%e9%9b%aa%e9%87%8e

Jeongsoo YUProfessor

Department:
International Politics and Economy
Research topics:
  1. Sustainable Resources Recycling
  2. Integrated Waste Management and Environmental Impact Assessment
  3. Urban Mining Policy (E-Waste, End-of-Life Vehicle)
  4. Waste Plastic Issues (Developing of Sorting Technology and Social Implementation)
  5. Education for SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)
WEBSITE
http://www.rpip.tohoku.ac.jp/seeds/profile/223/lang:en/