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educator , sociologist

Koichi Niitsu, Japanese sociologist, educator. Fellow, Ford Foundation, 1969-1999; grantee, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1986-1986. Research advisor Institute Himalayan Conservation, Tokyo, since 1974; chair Advisory Council Mayor, 1982—1984; board directors Mitaka International Society Hospitality, since 1989; Member of Japan Nepal Association, Japan Urban Sociologican Association, Japan Sociological Association.

Background

Niitsu, Koichi was born on September 18, 1940 in Yokohama, Japan. Son of Takashi and Hisae Niitsu.

Education

Bachelor of Sociology, Rikkyo University, 1963. Master of Sociology, Rikkyo University, 1965.

Career

Assistant division sociology Rikkyo University, Tokyo, 1963—1969. Researcher Shi-Ram Center Industrial Relations, New Delhi, 1969—1970. Researcher, manager Grendai Advanced Research Institute, Tokyo, 1970—1972, The Leisure Development Center, 1972—1974, Gendai Advanced Research Institute, 1974—1979.

Assistant professor International Christian University, 1979—1987, professor, since 1987. Visiting professor Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1985—1986, 1992—1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: The Slums of Contemporary Asia, 1989, The Big Cities of Asia, 2001.

Membership

Research advisor Institute Himalayan Conservation, Tokyo, since 1974. Chair Advisory Council Mayor, 1982—1984. Board directors Mitaka International Society Hospitality, since 1989.

Member of Japan Nepal Association, Japan Urban Sociologican Association, Japan Sociological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Etsukio Kunisaki Niitsu, December 14, 1969. Children: Shuhet, Husako.

father:
Takashi Niitsu

mother:
Hisae Niitsu

spouse:
Etsukio Kunisaki Niitsu

child:
Shuhet Niitsu

child:
Husako Niitsu