Shogo Kudo

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Shogo Kudo
The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Graduate Program in Sustainability science - Global Leadership Initiative
Job title
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Sustainability Science(The University of Tokyo)
Other affiliation
Institute for Asian Studies and Regional Collaboration, Akita International UniversityUnited Nations University - Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Mar 2019
Research Director, Akita Age Lab
Oct 2017
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Graduate Program in Sustainability Science - Global Leadership Initative, The University of Tokyo
Aug 2017
Affiliated Researcher, Institute of Asian Studies and Regional Collaboration, Akita International University
Oct 2017
Visiting Research Fellow, Institute for the Advanced Study in Sustainability, United Nations University
Apr 2016
Sep 2017
Project Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Graduate Program in Sustainability Science - Global Leadership Initative, The University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Mar 2015
“Sustainability of Rural Areas in the Era of Aging Societies”(Doctoral dissertation), Graduate School of Frontier Sciences Dean's Award (academic), The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

Addressing Misconceptions to the Concept of Resilience in Environmental Education
Kharrazi, A.; Kudo, S.; Allasiw, D.
Sustainability   10(12) 4682   2018   [Refereed]
Non-Formal Environmental Education in a Vulnerable Region: Insights from a 20-Year Long Engagement in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Calvente, A.; Kharrazi, A.; Kudo, S.; Savaget, P.
Sustainability   10(11) 4247   2018   [Refereed]
Identifying Context-Specific Categories for Visualizing Livability of Cities—a Case Study of Malmö
Takahashi, K., Kudo, S., Tateishi, E., Furukawa, N., Nordqvist, J.,Allasiw, D
Challenges in Sustainability   6(1) 52-64   2018   [Refereed]
Exercise on Transdisciplinarity: Lessons from a Field-Based Course on Rural Sustainability in an Aging Society
Shogo Kudo, Huma Mursaleen , Barry Ness , Masafumi Nagao
Sustainability   10(4) 1155   2018   [Refereed]
Evaluating core competencies development in sustainability and environmental master's programs: An empirical analysis
Gregory Trencher, Shirley Vincent, Kyle Bahr, Shogo Kudo, Kate Markham, Yasuhiro Yamanaka
Journal of Cleaner Production   181 829-841   2018   [Refereed]

Books etc

Tackling Sustainable Development in Africa and Asia: Perspectives from Next Generation Researchers
Shogo Kudo, Farai Kapfudzaruwa, Kanako Matsuyama (Part:Contributor, Next Generation Researchers in Education for Sustainable Development in Africa)
Spears Media Press   Oct 2018   ISBN:9781942876304
This book provides a platform for young scholars in Africa and Asia, the Next Generation Researchers (NGRs), to publish their research outputs and express their perspectives on varying sustainable development challenges. This book forms part of a ...
Rural-Urban Linkages and Sustainable Development in Africa
Farai Kapfudzaruwa, Shogo Kudo, Melissa Hansen (Part:Contributor, Rural-Urban Linkages and Sustainable Development)
Spears Media Press   Oct 2018   ISBN:9781942876298
This book highlights the important role of the complex nature of interactions between rural and urban areas in Africa and how this relates to sustainable development on the continent – one with a fast urbanization rate. The volume critiques the wi...
Routledge Handbook on Schools and Schooling in Asia
Shogo Kudo, Ryu Yanagisawa (Part:Contributor, Building Active Mindset among the Local Youth for Rural Sustainability - New Role of Local Schools in Aging and Shrinking Society)
Routledge   2018   ISBN:9781315694382
This comprehensive handbook is the ultimate reference work, providing authoritative and international overviews of all aspects of schools and schooling in Asia. Split into 19 sections it covers curriculum, learning and assessment, private suppleme...
Sustainability of Higher Education A Global Perspective
Masafumi Nagao, Emmanuel Mutisya, Shogo Kudo (Part:Contributor, The Role of Higher Education in Developing Sustainability)
Universiti Sains Malaysia Press   2017   
As the higher education landscape is ever evolving, sustainability continues to be an essential concern. This publication covers existing sustainability matters ranging from internationalisation and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to universit...
Sustainability Science: Field Methods and Exercises
Shogo Kudo (Part:Contributor, Sustainability Field Exercises in Rural Areas: Applying the Community Marginalization Framework to Examine Qualitative Changes in Rural Communities)
Springer   2016   ISBN:978-3-319-32929-1
This book builds up on the experience and lessons learnt by academics at the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science, Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI) at the University of Tokyo. A number of scholars in the new field of sustainability sc...

Conference Activities & Talks

Trans-local Learning Approach to Design Social Learning for Sustainability [Invited]
Shogo Kudo, Melissa Hansen
the 4th SAJU Forum Conference   23 May 2019   
Trans-local Learning Approach to Foster Social Learning for Chiikizukuri [Invited]
Shogo Kudo
The 23rd African Education Research Forum   12 Apr 2019   
Framing in Placemaking When Envisioning a Sustainable Rural Community in the Time of Aging and Shrinking Societies in Japan
Shogo Kudo
Aging and Society: 8th Interdisciplinary Conference   18 Sep 2018   
Nurturing Active Mindset among the Local Youth for Rural Sustainability: A New Role of Local Schools in Aging and Shrinking Society
Shogo Kudo
the 12th Conference of the Japan Society for Global System and Ethics - A World of Sustainability   11 Nov 2016   
Review of Population Aging Challenges in Asia: the Emerging Research Agenda for Sustainable Development
Shogo Kudo, Doreen Ingosan
the 13th Asia Pacific Conference - Societal Transformation in Asia Pacific: Charting the Waves of Change   7 Nov 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Research Platform of Equitable and Efficient Mobility for Societal Challenges (REEMOS): Comparative studies on Japanese and Swedish experiences of the mobility development
Japan Society for Promotion of Science: Bilateral Program
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Motoharu Onuki