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Jin Sato / Professor / Institute of Environmental Studies
Department of International Studies / Resource Politics & Policy / Environment and Development
http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~satoj/

Career Summary
1992: Graduated, College of Arts and Sciences (Anthropology), The University of Tokyo
1994: Masters in Public Policy, John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
1995: Masters in International Relations, Department of Advanced International and Social Studies, The University of Tokyo
1998: Ph.D, Department of Advanced International and Social Studies, The University of Tokyo
1998-99: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Agrarian Studies Program, Yale University
1999-00: Research Associate, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
2000: Associate Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
2009: Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
2010(Sep.)-2011(June): Democracy and Development Fellow, Princeton University & Fulbright Scholar
2014(Jan.-June): Visiting Associate Professor, East Asian Studies Department, Princeton University
2014: Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
2015(Jan.-June): Visiting Professor, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
Educational Activities
Graduate School (Frontier Sciences): Principles of Resource Policy, Seminar of Environmental Politics and Policy
Graduate School (Public Policy): Development Studies
Research Activities
Natural Resource Management in Southeast Asia; Environmental Cooperation, Emerging Donors in Asia and Japanese Foreign Aid
Literature
1) Formation of the Resource Concept in Japan: Pre- and Post-War Efforts in Knowledge Integration," Sustainability Science Vol. 2, No. 2 (2007)
2) People in Between: Conservation and Conversion of Forest Lands in Thailand, Development and Change, 2000, 31, no.1, 155-77.
Other Activities
Serve as a member of various committees related to Japanese policies towards developing countries.
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Future Plan
I wish to cultivate a new academic field that examines  distribution of resources and how this affects the well-being of the poor.
Messages to Students
I welcome students who are open-minded, problem-solving oriented, and enthusiastic about his/her research topics.
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