Kobe University

GSICS (Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies)

Teaching Staff

(as of 1st October 2018)

International Studies Program

Name Position Research Fields Courses
ALEXANDER Ronni new window Professor Peace Studies, with a focus on gender and safety, particularly in Pacific Island Countries Issues in Peace and Development I, Special Seminar
TOSA Hiroyuki new window Professor Critical Theory and Its Application in International Relations Issues in Peace and Development II, Special Seminar
NISHITANI Makiko new window Associate Professor Theories of International Relations, Global Governance, International Norms International Relations, Special Seminar
OGAWA Keiichi new window Professor Economics of Education, Education Finance, Education Policy and Planning Human Capital Development, Education Finance and Administration, Special Seminar
SHIMAMURA Yasuharu new window Professor Development Economics, Applied Econometrics, Social Research Methods for Development Social Research Methods for Development, Special Seminar
CHIKADA Masahiro Professor Conparative Education, Higher Education Special Seminar
YAMANOUCHI Kenshi Professor Educational Planning Special Seminar
NAKAZAWA Minato Professor International Health, Public Health, Human Ecology and Demography Demography, Medical Anthropology, Environmental Health, Special Seminar
MASUJIMA Ken Professor International Cooperation for Development, Global North-South Relations, Conparative Regionalism Special Seminar
KURUSU Kaoru Professor International Relations, Human Security, Japan's Multilateral Diplomacy Special Seminar
TOYODA Toshihisa new window Project Professor Development Economics, Economics of Disasters Economics of Disasters
KONDO Tamiyo Associate Professor Housing Policy, Planning for Built Environment, Housing Recovery Special Seminar
HOKUGO Akihiko Professor Disaster Mitigation and Management Special Seminar

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Development and Economics Program

Name Position Research Fields Courses
MATSUNAGA Nobuaki new window Professor International Trade and Economic Growth, Enterprise in Economic Development, FDI and International Division of Labor Economic Development Studies, Special Seminar
YAMAZAKI Koji new window Professor Development Economics, Welfare Measurement Socio-Economic Development Theory, Special Seminar
ITO Takahiro Associate Professor Development Economics, Applied Econometrics Microeconomics, Special Seminar
CHEN Kuang-hui new window Professor Applied Econometrics, the Chinese Economy Statistics, Special Seminar
UCHIDA Yuichiro new window Professor Development Economics, Economic Development in East Asia, Applied Economics/Econometrics International Economics, Growth Theory, Special Seminar
KODAMA Masahiro new window Associate Professor Development Macroeconomics, Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Analysis Macroeconomics, Special Seminar
KAWABATA Koji new window Associate Professor Applied Econometrics, Economic Development, Industrialization Econometrics, Special Seminar
INOUE Takeshi new window Associate Professor Economic Development, Finance-Poverty Nexus, Empirical Analysis of Indian Economy Monetary Theory, Special Seminar
FUJITA Seiichi Professor International Monetary System, Economic and Monetary Union, Global Flow of Funds Special Seminar
ZHAO Laixun Professor International Trade, Foreign Investment, Multinational Labor-Management Relations, Cross-Border Pollution, International Merger Special Seminar
KAJITANI Kei Professor Chinese Economics, Comparative Economics Special Seminar
YOSHII Masahiko Professor Comparative Economics, Russian and Central and Eastern European Economies Special Seminar
HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki Professor Latin American Economy Special Seminar
SATO Takahiro Professor Indian Economy Special Seminar
YANAGAWA Takashi Professor Industrial Organization, Competition Policy Special Seminar

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International Law /Law and Development Program

Name Position Research Fields Courses
SHIBATA Akiho new window Professor International Law International Environmental Law, Special Seminar
HAYASHI Mika new window Professor International Law International Cooperation Law、International Security and International Law, Special Seminar
OKADA Yohei new window Associate Professor International Law Law of International Organizations, Special Seminar
YOTSUMOTO Kenji new window Professor Asian Constitutional Law Law and State Building, Special Seminar
KANEKO Yuka new window Professor Law and Development, Comparative Law in Asia, Law in Disasters Law and Economic Development, Special Seminar
SAITO Yoshihisa new window Associate Professor Social Law in Asia and Transition Economies Law and Social Development, Special Seminar

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Political Science and Area Studies Program

Name Position Research Fields Courses
MATSUNAMI Jun new window Professor Comparative Study of Deregulation, Privatization and Local Governments Japanese Politics, Local Government, Special Seminar
KIMURA Kan new window Professor Korean Nationarism and Historical Disputes in Northeast Asia Case Study Methodology, Special Seminar
SUGIMURA Kouichi Assistant Professor Party Politics Research Methods for Political Science
MINOHARA Toshihiro Professor US-Japan Relations, Diplomacy, International Politics, Intelligence, Security Studies Special Seminar
YASUI Hiroki Professor Party Politics in Germany Special Seminar

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KODAMA Masahiro

I am an alumnus of GSICS as well as being on the teaching staff. I learned economics from scratch in this program. After working for a research institute for some years, I returned to this school as an associate professor. As can be observed from my experience, students can study economics in GSICS from a basic level to the researcher level. The teaching staff of our program understand not only economic theories but also actual developing economies. Thus, students can learn about both. The provision of knowledge of both economics and actual developing economies is one of our program's distinct features.

KODAMA Masahiro(Associate Professor)


Teaching Staff

GSICS Syllabi