Basic Information


KUDO Shogo


Associate Professor



Research Fields, Keywords

Sustainability Science, Development Studies, Education Research

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Academic Background (Undergraduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • Akita International University, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Global Studies

    University, 2009/03, Graduated, JAPAN

Academic Background (Graduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Graduate Program in Sustainability Science

    Doctor's Course, 2015/03, Completed, JAPAN

  • The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Graduate Program in Sustainability Science

    Master's Course, 2012/03, Completed, JAPAN

Degree Earned 【 display / non-display

  • Doctor (Sustainability Science), Sustainability Science, The University of Tokyo, 2015/03

  • Master's degree (Sustainability Science), Sustainability Science, The University of Tokyo, 2012/03

  • International Liberal Arts (Global Studies Program), Liberal Arts, Akita International University, 2009/03

Professional Career On-Campus 【 display / non-display

  • Akita International University Faculty of International Liberal Arts Global Studies Program (Ryoiki), Associate Professor, 2021/04 -

  • Akita International University Abolition organization Institute for Asian Studies and Regional Collaboration, Associate Professor, 2021/04 -

Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • The Japan Society for International Development, 2020/08 - , JAPAN

  • Japan Society for Africa Educational Research, 2019/09 - , JAPAN

  • The Japan Evaluation Society, 2021/12 - , JAPAN

  • The Japan Society for Global System and Ethics, 2020/03 - , JAPAN

Field of Expertise 【 display / non-display

  • Sustainability Science

  • Area studies

  • Development Studies

  • Education


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Understanding the role of spaces to entrepreneurship in rural Japan: benefits and challenges, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, vol.12 (4) (p.112 - 128) , 2023/06, Kevin Macarius Florentin, Roxane Lai, Shogo Kudo, Yutong Wang

    Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Overcoming negative disaster images: how Fukushima’s sake breweries challenged negative stereotypes and rebuilt its regional brand, Journal of Tourism Futures, vol.7 (p.390 - 405) , 2021/05, David N. Nguyen, Moe Kumakura, Shogo Kudo, Miguel Esteban, Motoharu Onuki

    Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Translocal Learning - an Approach for Forming Collective Learning for Sustainability, Resource, Environment and Sustainability, vol.2, 2020/12, Shogo Kudo, Doreen Allasiw, Kanako Matsuyama, Melissa Hansen

    DOI:10.1016/j.resenv.2020.100009, Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Assessing the willingness of residential electricity consumers to adopt demand side management and distributed energy resources: A case study on the Japanese market, Energy Policy, vol.137, 2020/02, Nikolaos Iliopoulos, Miguel Esteban, Shogo Kudo

    DOI:10.1016/j.enpol.2019.111169, Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Social Design for Aging and Shrinking Society - Perspectives based on Rural-Urban Linkages -, Real Estate Research, 2020/01, Shogo Kudo

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, Japanese

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Framing in Sustainability Science: Theoretical and Practical Approaches, Springer, 2019/11, Takashi Mino, Shogo Kudo

    Scholarly Book, Editing and Writing, English

  • Tackling Sustainable Development in Africa and Asia: Perspectives from Next Generation Researchers, Spears Media Press, 2018/10, Shogo Kudo, Farai Kapfudzaruwa

    Scholarly Book, Joint Editing and Writing, English

  • Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia, Routledge, 2018/05, Shogo Kudo, Ryu Yanagisawa

    Scholarly Book, Multiple Authorship , English

  • Rural-Urban Linkages and Sustainable Development: Case Studies from Africa, Spears Media Press, 2020/05, Farai Kapfudzaruwa, Shogo Kudo, Kanako Matsuyama, Doreen Ingosan Allasiw

    Scholarly Book, Editing and Writing, English

  • Sustainability Science: Field Methods and Exercises, Springer, 2016/08, Shogo Kudo

    Scholarly Book, Single Author, English

Other Research Activities 【 display / non-display

  • Book review on Miraie Tsunagu Saigaitaisaku, 2023/05

    Book Review

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • JSPS-STINT Bilateral Program (STINT, Sweden),2018/04 - ,Research Platform of Equitable and Efficient Mobility for Societal Challenges (REEMOS): Comparative studies on Japanese and Swedish experiences of the mobility development

  • JSPS Core-to-core program (Asia-African science platform),2018/04 - ,Formation of Social Design Research Hub for Tackling Sustainability Issues

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C),2018/04 - 2021/03,Global Population Aging: Designing New Social and Economic Systems

  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B),2017/04 - 2019/03

  • Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows,2013/04 - 2015/03

Other External Funds Procured 【 display / non-display

  • Alliance for African Partnership,2021/07 - ,Africa-Asia Business Partnership Forum

    Foreign Countries

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • The 24th Spring Conference of JASID, Domestic Conference, 2023/06, Plenary session: he Role of Intergenerational Ties in Sustainability: What to Sustain, What to Revise, and What to Pass Across Generations?, Oral Presentation (general)

  • The 32nd JASID Conference, Domestic Conference, 2021/12, Trans-local Learning Approach to Design Social Learning for Sustainability Transition, Oral Presentation (guest/special)

  • The 22nd JES Conference, Domestic Conference, 2021/12, Oral Presentation (guest/special)


On-Campus Classes/Subjects In Charge of 【 display / non-display

  • 2023, Fall, IGS200-1_F, Introduction to Global Studies

  • 2023, Fall, SOC326-1_F, Urban-Rural Linkages and Community Development (JR-East funded course)

  • 2023, Fall, SUS210-1_F, Introduction to Sustainability Thinking

  • 2023, Fall, SUS205-1_F, Sustainability Education

  • 2023, Spring, SOC200-1_S, Research Methods in the Social Sciences

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