Core Members
Updated: 1st May, 2018.

URP Professors

title occupation name research topic
Director Professor, Graduate School of Law ABE, Masaki An Empirical Research of the Process of Realizing Laws, Social Theory of Law
Vice Director Professor, URP & Guraduate School for Creative Cities JEON, HongGyu Housing Welfare, Community Regeneration with Residents of Poverty in Disadvantaged Area of East Asian Cities
Dedicated Researcher Professor, Urban Research Plaza (URP) & of Graduate School of Literature and Human Science MIZUUCHI, Toshio Socio-political Geography, Contemporary Urban Issues, Homelessness, Urban Modernization
Professor, URP & Guraduate School of Business OKANO, Hiroshi Strategic Urban Administration, City Branding, Creative City Management
Affiliated Researcher Graduate School of Engineering UCHIDA, Takashi Traffic Engineering, Land Planning
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering KANA, Koichi Urban Planning, Urban Design, Landscapes, Technological Development of Eco City Planning
Graduate School of Human Life Sciences KOITO, Akiko Traditional Housing and Urban Life
Graduate School of Human Life Sciences NOMURA, Yasuyo Sociology and Social Welfare
Specially Appointed Professor Urban Research Plaza NAKAGAWA, Shin Asia Arts Management, Soundscapes
Specially Appointed Associate Professor PAN, Shanhai Global Business, Foreign Culture Marketing, Business and Intercultural Communication, Actual Use of Foreign Language Education, Advertising
Tenure-Track Associate Professor NUMATA, Rii A Study on the Role of Musical Improvisation Toward the Inclusive Community Development
Specially Appointed Lecturer TSUNASHIMA, Hiroyuki Link between Agriculture and Welfare, Participatory Development, Social Inclusion
CHUNG, Youngjin Ethnic Minority, Multiculturalism, Local History
SAKURADA, Kazuya Social Research Methodology, Media and Arts Theory, Labour History.
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor KIENER, Johannes Urban Geography, Homelessness and Gentrification.

URP Administrative Staff

name in charge
HAYASHI, Hisayoshi Head of Community Collaboration Department / Vice Director
TOYODA, Junko Subsection Chief of Community Collaboration Department / URP Account Manager

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