Ph.D. in Education (Minor in Development Sociology), 1996, Cornell University
M.A. in Education (International Development Education), 1993, Stanford University
Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies, 1992, Institute of Developing Economies Advanced School
B.A. in Economics, 1989, Waseda University
2006- Professor, Waseda University, Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies
2003-2006 Associate Professor, Waseda University, Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies
2000-2003 Associate Professor, Hiroshima University, Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education
1997-2000 Assistant Professor, Hiroshima University, Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education
1996-1997 Consultant, Thailand: Education Sector Policy Study, The World Bank, East Asia & Pacific-Country Department I (EA1)
1996-1997 Researcher in Residence, Overseas Development Council, Washington, DC
International Education Development: Theory and Practice (2005) by Yuhikaku, Migration and Mobility in Asia Pacific Higher Education (2012) by Palgrave Macmillan, Asian Regional Governance of Higher Education (2013 in Japanese) by Keisoshobo, Emerging International Dimensions in East Asian Higher Education (2014) by Springer, UENSCO International Education Policy Series Vol. 1-12 (2014-2016 in Japanese) by Toshindo, Japan’s International Cooperation in Education: History and Prospects by the University of Tokyo Press (2019 in Japanese) and by Springer (2022), Sustainable Development Disciplines for Humanity by Springer (2023), History of Japan's International Cooperation in Education - Principles, Policies and Practices Crossing Borders by the University of Tokyo Press (2023 in Japanese).
Trustee, Waseda University (2022-present), Dean, Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Waseda University (2020-2022), Dean, International Affairs Division, Waseda University (2014-2018) Dean, Center for International Education, Waseda University (2010-2012), Member, Committee on MEXT Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Sciences and Technology (MEXT) (2019-present), Member, Committee on International Student Policy (MEXT) (2022-2023), Member, Council on Promotion of International Cooperation in Education, MEXT (2014-2016), Chair, Grant Appeals Board on UNESCO Activities, MEXT (2014-2019), Deputy Chair, Committee on Social Sciences and Humanities. Japanese National Commission for UNESCO (2012-2016), Councilor, Asian Cultural Center for UNESCO, (2009-present), Member, Liaison Council on International Cooperation in Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2008-present)
Executive Director, Japan Comparative Education Society (JCES) (2017-present). Chair, Research Standing Committee, World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) (2019-present). Director, Japan Society for International Development (JASID) (2008-present), International Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Educational Development (2004-present), Advisory Editorial Board Member, Global Comparative Education (2017-present), Visiting Professor, the University of Tokyo (2010-2012).
Awards: U21 Award (UNIVERSITAS21, 2019), Special Award (Japan Society for International Development, 2020)