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Koji Kanagawa, Japanese science educator. Researcher fellowship, Research Institute Economics Business Administration Kobe University, 2000-2003, 2006-2009, Institute Study Humanities and Social Sciences, Doshisha University, since 2009, grant, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2003-2005, Japan Society Promotion of Science, since 2007.


Kanagawa, Koji was born on March 1, 1956 in Kakogawa, Japan. Son of Syozo and Ikuko Kanagawa.


Bachelor of Laws, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1980. Master of Arts in Policy Science, Saitama University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Policy and Science, Doshisya University, Japan, 2008.


Associate professor Fukuoka Institute of Technology, 2001—2005. Researcher, senior researcher Research Institute Regional Policy, Kobe, Japan, 1991—2001. Staff member Industrial Policy Division, Hyogo Government, Japan, 1986—1989.

Professor Okayama University of Science, 2005—2010, University Shizuoka, Japan, since 2010. Lecturer Kobe University, 1999—2000, Konan University, Kobe, 2001, Himeji Dokkyo University, since 2002, Nagasaki Prefectural University, Sasebo, 2003—2005, Fukuoka Social Medical Welfare University, Dazaifu, 2003—2006.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Regeneration from Great Hanshin Earthquake, NPOs in Collaborative Governance: A Study of United Kingdom Partnership Policy, Policy and Management of Public Private Partnership, Management of Regions and NPOs, The Japan's Road to Pluralism: Transforming Local Communities in the Global Era, Various Aspects of Modern Tourism Research, Voluntary Economy and Community, New Dimension of Social Welfare, Advancement of Information in the Local Public Field. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member committee Journal Editing Committee Local Think Tank Council, Osaka, 1997—2001. Committee member Hyogo Hanshin Kita Region Vision Committee, Takarazuka, 2001—2005. Chairman Community Forum of the Fukuoka EastWard, 2003—2004, Worker’s Multi Life Support Program, 2004—2005, Kurashiki City Partnership Guideline Committee, Japan, 2007—2008.

Advisor Okayama Prefecture Youth Challenge Forum, 2008—2009. Board director NPO Fukuoka, 2001. Inspector Institute Hyogo Machi Kurashi, Kobe, since 2004.

Member of Public Policy Association, Japan Society Urbanology, Japan NPO Research Association (Best Paper award 2009), Japan Society Household Economics, Japan Association Study Local Government, Japanese Society Public Administration, Japan Association Planning Administration, Japan Association Community Policy, Japan Association Social & Economic Systems.


Married Kumiko Kanagawa. Children: Takayuki, Hiroki, Naoki.

Syozo Kanagawa

Ikuko Kanagawa

Kumiko Kanagawa

Takayuki Kanagawa

Hiroki Kanagawa

Naoki Kanagawa