Center for the Studies of Higher Education, Nagoya University

Associate Professor Kazuaki Maruyama

*Last Update: March 16th, 2017.

*Date of Birth



2009 PhD in Education, Tohoku University

2006 M.ed., Tohoku University

*Area of Specialization

  • Educational sociology
  • Professional education and licentiate
  • Political process of higher education

*Professional Experience

  • October 2015-present; Associate Professor, Center for the Studies of Higher Education, Nagoya University, Japan.
  • October 2010-September 2015; Associate Professor, Center for Research and Development of Education, Fukushima University, Japan.
  • April 2009-September 2010; Education and Research Assistant, Education Network Center, Graduate School of Education, Tohoku University, Japan.

*Selected Publications


  • Maruyama, K., 2011, System of Counseling Professions in Japan, University Education Press.


  • Maruyama, K. (2016) "Policy Making Process of the Certified Public Psychologists Act in Japan" in Nagoya Journal of Higher Education, Vol.16, pp.133-154.
  • Tateishi, S., Maruyama, K. and Inomata, T. (2013) "The Challenges to the Career Development and Capacity Building of Faculty Members : The Effect of Academic Career Experience, Capabilities and Experience on the Self-Evaluation of Comprehensive Capability" in Japanese Journal of Higher Education Research, Vol.16, pp.263-282, Japanese Association of Higher Education Research.
  • Maruyama, K. (2008) "Development of Counseling profession in Japan : Case study of Industrial Counselors" in Bulletin of Japan Society for The Study of Vocational and Technical Education, Vol.38.2, pp.1-8.
  • Maruyama, K. (2006) "Special characteristics of teacher's professionalization in Japan : a comparative research with Anglo-American & continental model" in Journal of The Japan Society for Educational System and Organization, Vol.13, pp.149-162.
  • Maruyama, K. (2006) " A Professional Society-Led Model in a Strategy of Professionalization and Its Structure : Dual Strategy Toward the State in the Organization of Clinical Psychologists" in The Journal of Educational Sociology, Vol.75, pp.85-104, The Japan Society of Educational Sociology.