KAKAI, Hisako

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KAKAI, Hisako
Aoyama Gakuin University
School of International Politics, Economics and Communication Department of International Communication
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Academic & Professional Experience

Aug 1994
Jul 1997
Oct 1997
Aug 2001
Apr 1998
Dec 1999
Apr 2002
Mar 2004
School of International Politics, Economics and Communication School of International Politics, Economics and Communication
Apr 2003
Aug 2013


Apr 1984
Mar 1988
Faculty of International Politics, Economics and Business, Aoyama Gakuin University

Committee Memberships

Sep 2017
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research

Awards & Honors

Rotary Foundation Scholarship
Aug 2005
Pacific and Asian Communication Association Distinguished Service Award
Jun 2012
Research Methods for Communication, Communication Association of Japan Award

Published Papers

The Grounded Text Mining Approach as a New Technique for Mixed Methods Research
25-36   Feb 2016
Introduction to Mixed Methods Research R. Burke Johnson, PhD & Michael D. Fetters, MD, MPH, MA (reported by) Hisako Kakai, PhD
The Japanese Journal of Nursing Research   6-14   Feb 2016
An Introduction to Mixed Methods Research:Advanced Mixed Methods Designs and Their Study Examples
7 744-754   Dec 2015
The Diversity in the Mixed Methods Research Community
KANGO-KENKYU   76-83   Feb 2015
At the Dawn of a New Chapter in Mixed Methods Research
   Jun 2014


Transformative mixed methods researchnfor bringing positive social changes:A graduate seminar report( Project)
Mertens, D. M. & Kakai, H.
(6) 1-19   Feb 2019
Mixed methods research fundamentals: A graduate seminar report
Fetters, M.D., & Kakai, H.
(5) 97-116   Mar 2018
A Mixed Methods Story: Reflecting on the Interaction between the Researcher and Her Mixed Methods Research
Aoyama Journal of International Studies   68-83   2017
Mixed Methods Research International Symposium at Aogaku (September 17, 2015)
Aoyama Journal of International Studies   1-3   2017
Constructing two grounded theories from two perspectives using the same data
(96) 25-57   May 2016

Books etc

Invitation to Mixed Methods Research: An Approach to Integrate Qualitative and Quantitative research
Sep 2016   
Challenges facing a multicultural society Japan: From the perspective of multicultural relations studies
Sep 2011   
Research Methods in Communication
Jul 2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

“Fundamentals of Writing a Mixed Methods Paper for Publication: Applying the Treasure Hunting Model”
Fetters, M. & Kakai, H.
MMIRA Asia / 3rd JSMMR   5 Aug 2017   
Grounded text mining approach (GTxA): An integration of grounded theory and cross-over mixed analyses
Mixed Methods International Research Association   24 Aug 2018   University of Vienna


Constructivist Grounded Theory
The Others   Nov 2018
A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods Research
The Others   Aug 2017
Book Review: "Bioregionalism and Global Ethics: A Transactional Approach to Achieving Ecological Sustainability, Social Justice, and Human Well-being" by Richard Evanoff (Routledge 2011)
The Others   Sep 2012

Research Grants & Projects

the possibility of mixed methods approach in social science research
Project Year: 2000 - Today