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Atsuo Sato Last modified date:2022.06.30

Professor / Graduate Program of Interdisciplinary Policy Analysis and Design
Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies

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Academic Degree
Ph.D. in Human Security (The University of Tokyo), Master of Public Policy (The University of Tokyo)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Public Policy, Public Administration, Governance, Local Governments, Development Studies, Southeast Area Studies
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
I am responsible for education and management in the Graduate Program of Interdisciplinary Policy Analysis and Design. I've been studying a variety of public policies and methodologies. I've been doing research on central and local governments' policy responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as collaboration and co-creation in public sector. I've also making research in governance in developing countries (especially, in Lao PDR).
Research Interests
  • Central and local governments' policy responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    keyword : Coronavirus (COVID-19), Central government, Local governments
  • Collaboration and Co-creation in Public Sector
    keyword : Collaboration, Co-creation, Local governments, Public sector
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japanese Society for Public Administration
  • International Public Policy Association (IPPA)
  • Public Policy Studies Association Japan
  • Japan Association for Comparative Politics
  • Research Society for Local Public Administration, Japan
  • The Japan Society for International Development
  • Japan Association for International Health
Educational Activities
I have been teaching in classes: policy analysis, problem-based study project I, II, tutorials etc. in the Graduate Program of interdisciplinary Policy Analysis and Design. The program aims to educate students as researchers and highly-specialized professionals who can solve and make decisions on all-round collaborative issues, and analyze and design policies.