Member Introduction

Staff

Name Affiliation Position Field Sites Research Themes
Taro Yamauchi
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Profile

Faculty of Health Sciences Professor South Pacific
(Papua New Guinea,
Solomon Islands),
Southeast Asia
(Indonesia, Laos),
Japan,
Sub-Saharan Africa
(Cameroon, Zambia,
Botswana,
South Africa) etc.
Human Ecology and Global Health, WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene), Nutritional Anthropology, Growth and Development
Center for Environmental and Health Sciences Director
Akira Sai
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Global Station for Indigenous Studies and Cultural Diversity Assistant
Professor
Malaysia,
Indonesia,
Cameroon
Body Image, Sanitation
Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies
Sikopo Nyambe
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Global Station for Indigenous Studies and Cultural Diversity Assistant
Professor
Zambia, Cameroon,
Japan
Participatory Action Research (PAR), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)
Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies
Rieko Yamamoto
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Center for Environmental and Health Sciences Specially
appointed
Assistant
Professor
Cambodia, Japan Application and Practice of Mobility Assistive Technology in Community Rehabilitation

Visiting Fellow

Name Affiliation Field Sites
Ken Ushijima Hokkaido Research Organization Japan (Hokkaido), Indonesia

Graduate Students (Ph.D.)

Name Years Field Sites Research Themes
Kiyoshi Furusawa D3 Malawi Health Communication
Arimi Mitsunaga D3 Malawi Child Health and Nutrition, Menstrual Hygiene Management among Women and Girls
Mahmud Aditya Rifqi D2 Indonesia Child Health and Nutrition, Hygiene
Jessy Zgambo Research Student Zambia Epidemiological Research on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Urban Slums, GIS Mapping
Nahid Uz Zaman
Research Student Bangladesh  

Graduate Students (Master’s)

Name Years Field Sites Research Themes
Joy Sambo M2  Zambia
Masahiro Michinaka M2 Japan Mental Health among the Homeless during Covid-19
Shuta Yokoya M2 Japan Challenges and Coping Strategies among Male Nursing Students
Karin Kakiyama M1 Homeless Mental Health of the Homeless
Fuka Sunazawa M1 Indonesia Menstrual Hygiene Management among School Girls in Urban Slums