Center for the Studies of Higher Education, Nagoya University

Professor Maki KATO

*Last Update: April 9th, 2021.

*Date of Birth



  • 2007 Ph.D. in Information Science, Tohoku University
  • 2000 M.Ed. (International Education), University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 1992 Education, Tohoku University

*Research Interests

  • Higher education
  • International migration
  • Knowledge creation

*Recent Study Theme

  • Learning at higher education
  • Equity and effects of higher education (including Study abroad)
  • Career of Ph.D. holders and academic staff
  • International mobility and higher education

*Professional Experience

  • Private company (Current name: Hitachi Solutions)
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • National Institute of Science and Technology (NISTEP)
  • Several universities including:
    • 2021~ Nagoya University (Center for the Studies of Higher Education)
    • Hitotsubashi University (Mori Arinori Institute for Higher Education and Global Mobility)

*Research publications

*Teaching experience

The class related to the recent study interests such as equity and effects of higher education including study abroad