Vice President for Global Academic Affairs, Sophia University, Japan

Member of the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO

Member of ARC8 Expert Group on Inclusive International Mobility of People and Knowledge

Vice President for Global Academic Affairs and Professor of Faculty of Human Sciences, Sophia University. She obtained M.Ed., and Ph.D.(education) from the University of Tokyo.

She has been a member of the grant committee of Japan Foundation for United Nations University since 2011, a Vice-Chair of the Council on East Asian Community since 2015, a member of the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO since 2016, a member of the JASSO Advisory Council, a Trustee of the Toshiba International Foundation, a visiting fellow of the JICA Research Institute (currently JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development) since 2018 and a Board member of the United Nations Association of Japan since 2019.

Since 2017, she has also been an Executive Committee member of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies as the President of Japan Comparative Education Society. Her research topics are international migration and multicultural education, and international higher education.

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