Associate Professor (Special Designation)

  • M.A. (International Relations), Waseda University
  • amikeda[a]hiroshima-u.ac.jp
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Major Professional Backgrounds

  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Treasury, Finance and Accounting Department/ Paraguay Office, staff member (2008-2009)
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Secretariat of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, Deputy Assistant Director (2009-2011)
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Human Development Department, Basic Education Group, Assistant Director (2011-2013)
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Myanmar Office, Representative (2013-2016)
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Southeast Asia and Pacific Department, Deputy Director  (2016-2017)
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Chugoku Center, Deputy Director (2020-2022)

Research Areas and Themes

My research interest is international cooperation in the education sector. I have been involved in international cooperation programs and projects in the field of education at JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) for about 15 years. Based on this practical experience, I am conducting research to utilize and disseminate the strengths of Japan’s international cooperation.

Research Areas and Themes of the Students

I accept students as sub-advisor. I am also available to consult with those who would like to be involved in JICA’s programs.

Message to Prospective Students

In this program, students will be able to develop their expertise and research on international educational development with faculty members covering a wide range of research areas and themes, and with students from diverse nationalities and professions. I look forward to collaborating with you.