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Takeshi Ito

NameTakeshi Ito
AffiliationSophia University
SectionFaculty of Liberal Arts, Department of Liberal Arts
Job titleAssociate Professor
DegreeM.A and M. Phil(Yale University), Ph.D(Yale University), 修士(イェール大学), 博士(イェール大学)
J-Global ID201301090630316685


(Subject of research)
A Socio-Ecological Approach to Restoring River Connectivity and Rewilding Salmon as Keystone Species in the Kushiro River Watershed, Eastern Hokkaido, Japan
How East Asian Regionalism Connects Ecologies and Societies

Research Interests

Agrarian and Environmental Change ,Political Economy ,Political Ecology ,Development Studies ,Poverty, Aid, and Governance ,Power, Domination, and Resistance

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Politics / Political Science


Apr 2019
Visiting Professorship, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University,Thailand
Japan Foundation Fellow
Fulbright Fellow


Takeshi Ito   
SACRU reflections on World Food Safety Day      2022   
Takeshi Ito   Mikiko Sugiura   
Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development   63(5) 14-25   Sep 2021   [Refereed]
Takeshi Ito   
The Journal of Asian Studies   80(2) 399-405   May 2021   [Refereed]
Undeniably, one of the rare characteristics of James C. Scott's scholarship is that his analytical insights are widely recognized in many fields beyond political science and Asian studies. Scott's contributions to the vast literatures of agrarian ...
Takeshi Ito   Takehiro Watanabe   
Wetland Research      Aug 2020   [Refereed]
Takeshi Ito   Takehiro Watanabe   
   Feb 2020   [Refereed][Invited]

Books and Other Publications

彩流社   Apr 2021   


Takeshi Ito   
Environmental Change Workshop, Graduate Program in Global Studies, Sophia University   12 Oct 2022   [Invited]
Takeshi Ito   
Global Studies Consortium Annual Meeting   18 Jun 2022   
Takeshi Ito   
Environmental Offshoring: Implications for East Asia’s Regionalization and Sustainable Development   15 Mar 2022   
The 16th Meeting of the German-Japanese Society for Social Sciences   4 Mar 2022   
The 16th Meeting of the German-Japanese Society for Social Sciences   3 Mar 2022   

Professional Memberships

American Political Science Association
Association for Asian Studies
International Association for the Study of the Commons

Research Projects

In Search of Future Farmers: Comparative Research on Young People's Exit from Agriculture in Rural Indonesia, Japan and Nepal
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2022 - Mar 2026
Environmental Politics of Agriculture
Sophia University: Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)
Project Year: 2022
Agrarian Societies
Sophia University: Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)
Project Year: 2021

Social Activities