Bachelor of Education, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima City, 1991. Master of Education, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima City, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima City, 1997.
Assistant professor Kumamoto University, Japan, 1998—2003. Postdoctoral researcher Hiroshima University Graduate School Education, Research Institute Higher Education, Japan, 2003—2004. Associate professor Mie University, Tsu City, Japan, since 2004.
Member of Japanese Association Higher Education Research, Japanese Society Philosophy Education, Japanese Educational Research Association, American Association Family and Consumer Sciences, Japan Curriculum Research and Development Association, National Association Teacher Educators Family and Consumer Sciences, National Association Study Educational Methods, Japan Society Curriculum Studies, International Federation Home Economics, American Educational Research Association, International Association Advancement Curriculum Studies, American Association Advancement Curriculum Studies, Japan Association Home Economics Education.
Father: Masanobu Hayashi. Mother: Shinobu Hayashi. Brother: Masatake Hayashi.