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International Christian University
College of Liberal Arts Division of Arts and Sciences
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
College of Liberal Arts College of Liberal Arts Division of Arts and Sciences Professor
Apr 2013
Mar 2018
College of Liberal Arts College of Liberal Arts Division of Arts and Sciences Senior Associate Professor
Apr 2011
Mar 2013
College of Liberal Arts College of Liberal Arts Division of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor
Dec 2005
Mar 2009
Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University
Sep 2004
Nov 2005
Research Associate, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology


Sep 2002
Oct 2005
Teachers College, Columbia University
Oct 1994
Sep 1996
Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

Published Papers

An Analysis of 'Governance' to Improve Quality of Education in the Post-MDGs Era: The Case of Household Learning Assessment in Kajiado Country, Kenya
Nishimura, Mikiko
Africa Educational Research Journal   (5) 20-34   Dec 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Practical Challenges of Globalization and Higher Education: Implications for a University Entrance Exam Reform
Nishimura, Mikiko
Educational Studies   (56) 1-11   Mar 2014
Can Community overcome educational inequality?-A Path of Educational Aspiration in Kenya
Mikiko Nishimura
The Chuo Review   65(3) 100-108   Nov 2013   [Invited]
Emerging Private Education in Africa: Determinants of School Choice in Rural Kenya
NISHIMURA, Mikiko, Takashi Yamano
World Development   43 266-275   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Issues of Efficiency and Equity in Education for the Gifted and Talented in South Africa
Comparative Education   45 97-112   Jun 2012


Education Issues in Developing Countries
SRID Journal   (14) 1-6   Jan 2018   [Invited]
Community participation in school governance: The Maasai community in Kenya
Prospect      2018   [Refereed]
Global Governance and Development on Equality and Equity of Education
Sasaoka, Yuichi
Journal of International Development Studies   25(1-2) 71-82   Apr 2017   [Invited]
Parental and community participation in school management and quality of education: The case of 8 primary schools in Fatick and Ties in Senegal
Educational Research   (59)    Mar 2017
Effect of school factors on gender gaps in learning opportunities in rural Senegal: Does school governance matter?
JICA Research Institute Working Paper Series   (141)    Feb 2017   [Refereed]

Books etc

Diversity and inclusion in global higher education: Lessons from across Asia
Yokote, H. Catherine Shea Sanger and Nancy W. Gleason (Eds) (Part:Contributor)
Springer   Mar 2020   
Chapter 7 Service-learning as a means to understand socio-economic privilege, inequality, and social mobility
Education in the SDGs Era: Quality Education for All
Apr 2019   
Doing Liberal Arts Education: The Global Case Studies
Springer   Jan 2019   
Community Participation in School Management in the Context of Developing Countries
Oxford University Press   Feb 2017   
Liberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia: Possibilities and Challenges in the Global Age
Jung, I., Nishimura, M. and Sasao, T. (Eds.) (Part:Editor)
Springer   Apr 2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

Participatory School Management and Learning: An Inquiry for Its Relationship in Senegal
The 19th Africa Educational Research Forum   14 Apr 2017   
Does School Governance Matter for Gender Gaps in Learning Opportunities? Evidence from the SABER Data in Rural Senegal
Africa Education Research Forum   9 Oct 2015   
Community Participation in School Governance: A Case of Masai Community in Kenya
Mikiko Nishimura
67th Annual Conference of the Japan Society of Educational Sociology   9 Sep 2015   
Does Household-based Learning Assessment Lead to Quality Improvement of School Education? Challenges of the UWEZO Survey in Kenya
Mikiko Nishimura
51th Annual conference of Japan Comparative Education Society   13 Jun 2015   
Academic Writing Using Quantitative Research Methods
Mikiko Nishimura
51th Annual Conference of Japan Comparative Education Society   12 Jun 2015