Log In

Akira Arimoto Edit Profile

Education educator

Akira Arimoto, Japanese education educator. Nitobe Social Sciences fellow, International House Japan, Tokyo, 1976-1978; 21st Century Culture and Academy of Sciences grantee Kigawada Foundation, Tokyo, 1986-1988.

Background

Arimoto, Akira was born on October 26, 1941 in Hiroshima, Japan. Son of Setsumi and Miyako (Nishikawa) Arimoto.

Education

Bachelor, Hiroshima University, 1964. Master of Arts, Hiroshima University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Hiroshima University, 1985.

Career

Research associate education Hiroshima University, 1969-1971. Lecturer education Osaka (Japan) University Education, 1971-1975, associate professor education, 1975-1984, professor education, 1983-1988. Professor education, Research Institute Higher Education Hiroshima University, since 1988.

Chairman department education Osaka University Education, 1986-1987. Director Research Institute Higher Education, 1993-1999, since 2003. Adjunct professor education, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1981-1984, 92-93, Nagoya (Japan) University, 1994-1995, Xiamen University, since 2000, Niigata University, since 2000.

Member board trustees, Hiroshima University, since 2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sociology of Academics, 1981, Study of Sociology of Science in Ramakrishna Merton, 1987, Study on Centers of Learning, 1994, Comparative Study on Academic Profession, 1996, Academic Reforms in the World, 1997, Research on Higher Education, 2000, University Reforms and Academic Governance, 2000, Higher Educaiton in Globalizing World, 2002, University Curriculum Reform, 2003, Current Univeristy Reform, 2003. Editor Japanese Educational Sociology, 1994-1998.

Membership

Member Japanese University Accreditation Association, Tokyo, since 1995. Member ad hoc committee University Chartering Council, Ministry Education, Tokyo, 1988-1994, supervisor committee university supervision, since 1997. Member steering committee Six-Nation Education Project, University Pennsylvania, since 1995.

Member Japanese Association Research Institute Higher Education (president since 1996), Japanese Association Educational Sociology (trustee since 1994), Japanese Association Research in Higher Education (trustee, secretary general since 1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, reading.

Connections

Married Masako Masukawa, May 8, 1971. Children: Akiko, Jun, Yu.

father:
Setsumi Arimoto

mother:
Miyako (Nishikawa) Arimoto

spouse:
Masako Masukawa

child:
Akiko Arimoto

child:
Jun Arimoto

child:
Yu Arimoto