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Hirosato Yasushi

NameHirosato Yasushi
Alternative NamesHirosato
AffiliationSophia University
SectionCenter for Global Education and Discovery
Job titleProfessor
Degree文学士(Sophia University), 国際学修士(Sophia University), Doctor in philosophy(University of Pittsburgh)
Research funding number40262927
J-Global ID200901068666754800


(1) Economic, social and educational development in Southeast Asia; (2) political economy of educational development and reforms in developing countries; (3) higher education harmonization and networking in Southeast Asia; (4) international development education policy, strategic planning, methodology, and project formation, appraisal, implementation and evaluation; and (5) effectiveness of overseas study tours and service learning programs.(Subject of research)
Higher Education Harmonization and Networking in Southeast Asia
Political economy of educational development and reforms in developing countries(Proposed theme of joint or funded research)
Strengthening "Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) University Consortium and quality improvement of higher education
Educational innovations in education financing and delivery in developing countries

Research Interests

Comparative and International Education ,International Educational Development

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Sociology of education / 


Sep 2010
Apr 2010
Labor Medal,Lao PDR
Dec 2005
"Cause of Education" Medal,Vietnam
Oct 1997
第10回アジア太平洋賞,アジア型開発の課題と展望 ‐アジア開発銀行30年の経験と教訓


カレッジマネジメント   (209) 54-57   Feb 2018   [Invited]
Kazuhiro Yoshida   Yasushi Hirosato   Shinichiro Tanaka   
Policy Brief, T20 Argentina 2018   1-15   2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Hirosato, Yasushi   Kitamura, Yuto   
Journal of international cooperation in education   10(3) 91-110   Nov 2007   [Refereed]
Hirosato Yasushi   Kitamura Yuto   
Journal of international development studies   16(2) 5-20   Nov 2007   [Refereed]
Hirosato Yasushi   Hayashida Kazunori   
Journal of international cooperation in education   9(2) 37-49   Oct 2006   [Refereed]

Books and Other Publications

Will Brehm, Yuto Kitamura(Part:Contributor, Finding Unity in Diversity: Public Identity Patterns in Lao PDR)
Teachers College Press   4 Mar 2020   (ISBN:9780807780732)
廣里 恭史(Part:Others)
Oxford University Press   31 Mar 2019   
廣里 恭史(Part:Others)
丸善出版   1 Dec 2018   
廣里 恭史(Part:Others, p.114-134)
学文社   10 Aug 2016      


SDGs課題探求セミナー   25 Apr 2020   [Invited]
Yasushi Hirosato   Midori Kojima   
Forth Stakeholders' Meeting on Indicators for Internationalization of Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific   6 Dec 2019   [Invited]
Yasushi Hirosato   Nandh Thavarungkul   
The 2nd Rector Forum of the Greater Mekong Sub-region University Consortium (GMS-UC)   17 Sep 2019   [Invited]
Yassushi Hirosato   
Harmonization, Internationalization and Cross-Border Education Workshop   15 Aug 2019   [Invited]
Yasushi Hirosato   
Teaching and Research Capacity Building Workshop   18 Jun 2019   [Invited]

Professional Memberships

Comparative Education Society, Japan
Sociology of Education Society, Japan
International Development Society in Japan
Comparative and International Development Society, North America