Name Position Area ASAFAS Work Others
Motoki Takahashi Motoki Takahashi
  • Professor
Development Economics, Political Economy, African Area Studies, Development, the state, market economy, poverty reduction, international cooperation LINK LINK
Shuichi Oyama Shuichi Oyama
  • Professor
Geography, Human and environment, social change, human security, practical peace study LINK LINK LINK
Masayoshi Shigeta Masayoshi Shigeta
  • Professor
Anthropology, Development and Education, Research on sleep culture LINK LINK
Juichi Itani Juichi Itani
  • Professor
Tropical agriculture, Tanzania, Conventional agriculture, Miombo forest LINK LINK
Gen Yamakoshi Gen Yamakoshi
  • Professor
African area studies, Guinea, Chimpanzee, SATOYAMA, Chinjyu-no-Mori, Oil parm LINK LINK
Misa Hirano (Nomoto) Misa Hirano (Nomoto)
  • Professor
Cultural Anthropology, Cameroon, Gift exchange, Money, Okinawa LINK LINK
Akira Takada Akira Takada
  • Associate Professor
Children, Ethnicity, Environment, Interaction, Southern Africa LINK LINK LINK
Morie Kaneko Morie Kaneko
  • Associate Professor
Material culture, Techniques of body, Local knowledge, Cultural transmission, Community museum LINK LINK
Hirokazu Yasuoka Hirokazu Yasuoka
  • Associate Professor
Ecological anthropology, Historical Ecology, Ethnobiology, Ethnography of the Baka hunter-gatherers, Collaborative wildlife management between scientists and local hunters LINK LINK LINK
Hidenori Harada Hidenori Harada
  • Associate Professor
Environmental engineering; water environment; WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene), environmental pollution, material cycle LINK LINK LINK
Hiroki Sato Hiroki Sato
  • Associate Professor
Tropical Ecology, Primatology, Ethnobiology, Ecosystem Services LINK LINK
Yukiko Kondo Yukiko Kondo
  • Assistant Professor
Anthropology, African area studies LINK LINK
Seiji Nakao Seiji Nakao
  • Assistant Professor
Historical Anthropology, African History, Islam of West Africa LINK LINK
Koji Sonoda
  • Institutional Research Fellow
Learning, Socialization, Interaction, Huntering and gathering, Cameroon LINK
Kagari Shikata-Yasuoka
  • Project-Specific Research Fellow
tropical agriculture, shifting cultivation, agroforestry, bananas, NTFPs LINK LINK
Shun Hongo
  • Project-Specific Research Fellow
Primatology, Animal behavior, Mammal ecology, Wildlife management, Conservation science LINK LINK
Akira Asada
  • Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
Cultural Anthropology, Islamic Studies, Immigration, Hadhrami Diaspora, Sufi Orders LINK LINK
Shinichiro Ichino
  • Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
Lemur, Primates, Social evolution, Madagascar, Tamarind LINK LINK
Asami Kabasawa
  • Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
Human-animal relationship, Wildlife conservation, Chimpanzees, Africa, Area Studies LINK
Shizuka Asada
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
area studies, biomass briquettes, Uganda, cooking LINK
Tomoki Ikebe
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
Anthropology, Senegal, Islam, Mouride LINK
Teppei Okamura
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
Rural electrification, Micro-hydro, Solar home system LINK
Tamahi Kato (Yamauchi)
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
Gender analysis, Evaluation, Area Studies, Poverty Analysis LINK
Seera Georgina
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
Cultural anthropology and folklore, Local studies, Home economics and lifestyle science, Social welfare, Sociology LINK LINK
Ryutaro Tara
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
Ecological anthropology, Charcoal production, Food culture ecology, Tanzania
Shunkichi Hanamura
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
primate sociology/anthropology; interaction study; social space; chimpanzees; Japanese macaques LINK
Mariko Fujimoto
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
Area studies, Tanzania, Fishery, Regional economy LINK
Nobuko Yamazaki
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
African area studies, Anthropology, Border studies, Refugee studies LINK
Yumi Yamane
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
Conservation Ecology, African Area Studies, Wildlife Management, Biodiversity Conservation LINK
Kana Yamamoto
  • Specially Appointed Research Fellow
Tanzania, Land tenure, Seasonal wetlands LINK
Kaoru Kitajima
  • Professor
  • Advisory staff
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Ryo Kimura
  • Professor
  • Advisory staff
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Masato Nakatsukasa
  • Professor
  • Advisory staff
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Shinya Funakawa
  • Professor
  • Advisory staff
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Takeshi Furuichi
  • Professor
  • Advisory staff
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Kazuharu Mizuno
  • Professor
  • Advisory staff
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Miho Murayama
  • Professor
  • Advisory staff
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Junichiro Itani Junichiro Itani
  • Emeritus Professor
Ecological anthropology, Primatology, Human evolution, Hominization
Yasuo Takamura Yasuo Takamura
  • Emeritus Professor
Crop science, Agricultural Ecology / Indigenous agriculture in Africa / Livelihood structure, Productivity of indigenous agriculture, Zambia - Chitemene, Tanzania - Ngoro, Ghana - mound cultivation
Jiro Tanaka Jiro Tanaka
  • Emeritus Professor
Anthropology, Area study, Kalahari desert, Hunter-Gatherer, Bushmen, Modernization, Indigenous people
Naoki Koyama Naoki Koyama
  • Emeritus Professor
African Area Studies, Madagascar, Ring-tailed lemurs, Nature conservation
Makoto Kakeya Makoto Kakeya
  • Emeritus Professor
Ecological anthropology, Ecology and society of swidden agriculture farmers, Rural development, Mechanism of standardization, Spontaneous development, African development, Extensive, Internal frontier, African intensification, Tanzania, Zambia
Mitsuo Ichikawa Mitsuo Ichikawa
  • Emeritus Professor
Anthropology, African Area Studies/Coexistence of human with nature in tropical Africa/Wildlife, Forest conservation, Resource Use, Indigenous knowledge
Shuhei Shimada Shuhei Shimada
  • Emeritus Professor
Nigeria Research, Political ecology, Vulnerability, Conflict regions in Africa
Shigeru Araki Shigeru Araki
  • Emeritus Professor
Tropical pedology, Tropical agricultural ecology / Studies for red soil in Africa, Practical area studies, Swidden cultivation, Cassava, Virtual earth
Shigeki Kaji Shigeki Kaji
  • Emeritus Professor
Linguistics・African area studies / African studies based on linguistic description / Language and culture
Itaru Ohta Itaru Ohta
  • Emeritus Professor
African area studies, Anthropology, African pastoral societies, conflict resolution, peace building, local practice, indigenous/local/traditional knowledge and institutions, development, social change, risk management, coexistence.
Jun Ikeno Jun Ikeno
  • Emeritus Professor
Area Study, Tanzanian Study, Rural Socio-economic Transformation, Livelihood Strategy, East African Economy