OTA Hiroshi

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Name
OTA Hiroshi
E-mail
h.otar.hit-u.ac.jp
Affiliation
Hitotsubashi University
Section
Mori Arinori Center for Higher Education and Global Mobility Research and Development Center for Higher Education
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(State University of New York at Buffalo), Ed.M.(State University of New York at Buffalo)
Other affiliation
Hiroshima UniversityAssociation of Private Universities of JapanHitotsubashi UniversityJapan Association for International Student EducationJapan Student Services OrganizationUniversita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Research funding number
70345461

Profile

Hiroshi Ota, Ph.D.
Professor, Center for Global Education
Director, Hitotsubashi University Global Education Program (HGP)
Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo

Dr. Hiroshi Ota is Professor of the Center for Global Education at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, where he is also Director of the Hitotsubashi University Global Education Program (HGP). Prior to his current position, he worked for the Office for the Promotion of International Relations at Hitotsubashi University (2007-2009), the School of Commerce and Management as International Student Advisor at Hitotsubashi University (2003-2006), the Office of International Education at State University of New York at Buffalo (2000-2002), and Toyo University, Tokyo (1988-1999). He also worked for the Japanese education ministry's (MEXT's) project, "Strategic Fund for Establishing International Headquarters in Universities" as Research Advisor of Project Team for Supporting University Internationalization at Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) from 2005 to 2010. His research primarily focuses on higher education policies and practices related to internationalization and international student mobility in a comparative perspective. He is currently a member of the research team conducting a government-funded research project titled "Developing a Globally Minded Workforce and the Long-term Impact of Study Abroad".

From the State University of New York at Buffalo, Ota received his Ed.M. in 2001 and Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education (Comparative and Global Studies in Education) in 2008. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study international education administration in the U.S. in 1996.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 1988
 - 
Mar 1999
International Education Coordinator, Academic Affairs Office, International Programs Office, Toyo University
 
Jun 2000
 - 
May 2002
Graduate Assistant, Office of International Education, State University of New York at Buffalo
 
Jun 2002
 - 
Mar 2007
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
 
Apr 2003
 - 
Mar 2010
Adjunct Professor, International Student Exchange Program, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 
Apr 2003
 - 
Today
Visiting Scholar, International Center, Hiroshima University
 

Education

 
Aug 1999
 - 
May 2001
Comparative and Global Studies in Education, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, Graduate School of Education, State University of New York at Buffalo
 
Aug 2001
 - 
May 2008
Comparative and Global Studies in Education, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, Graduate School of Education, State University of New York at Buffalo
 
Apr 1983
 - 
Mar 1987
Department of Law, Faculty of Law, Kokugakuin University
 

Published Papers

 
"International Student Market, Mobility, and Recruitment:The United States, United Kingdom, and Australia"
太田 浩
State University of New York at Buffalo   1-44   Jun 2001   [Refereed]
太田 浩
『一橋大学留学生センター紀要』,一橋大学   6 27-51   Jul 2003
Hiroshi OTA
Asian Studies   54(4) 26-43   Apr 2008   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

 
Hiroshi Ota, In D. K. Deardorff, H. D. Wit, J. D. Heyl & T. Adams (Eds.)
The SAGE Handbook of International Higher Education, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications   Dec 2012   ISBN:9781412999212
Hiroshi Ota
Possible Futures: The Next 25 Years of The Internationalisation of Higher Education, Amsterdam: European Association for International Education   Sep 2013   ISBN:978-90-74721-34-9
Hiroshi Ota
Internationalizing Higher Education Worldwide: National Policies and Programs, Washington DC: American Council of Education   Dec 2015   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students and Japan's International Student Policy in the Era of Post International Student 100,000 Plan
Hiroshi Ota
International Symposium on Japanese Studies and Japanese Language Education   1 Nov 2003   
Changes in Japan-U.S. Student Exchanges Since 9/11: A Perspective From Japan
Hiroshi Ota, Shuji, Nishikawa, and Michelene Guertler,
NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference   1 May 2004   
A Japanese Case for a 100,000 Foreign Students Recruiting and What to Learn from it
Hiroshi Ota
Korean Association of International Educators Annual Conference   1 Oct 2004   
Reform of Japanese Universities and the Implications for International Education
Hiroshi Ota, Shingo Ashizawa and Sachihiko Kondo,
Association of International Education Administrators Annual Conference   1 Feb 2005   
Developing Evaluation Criteria to Asses the Internationalization of Universities
Hiroshi Ota
NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference   1 May 2005   

Research Grants & Projects

 
International Education Policies and Practicies: Comparative Study
Project Year: Apr 2001 - Today
Assessment of University Internationalization and Evaluation Indicators
Project Year: Apr 2003 - Today
Quality Assurance of International Education Programs and Assessment of Learning Outcomes
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Today
International Recruitment, Admissions, and Enrollment Management
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2008
Foreign Credential Evaluation and Assessment
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2007

Social Contribution

 
Liaison Committee Member, JAFSA: Japan Network for International Education
[]  Apr 1997 - Mar 2010
Board Member, JAFSA: Japan Network for International Education
[]  Apr 2004 - Mar 2006
External Evaluator, Global 30 Project of Ritsumeikan University
[]  Mar 2010 - Mar 2014
Selection Committee Member, Reinventing Japan Project, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
[]  Jul 2011 - Mar 2012
Selection Committee Member, Go Global Japan Project, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
[]  Jun 2012 - Mar 2013