KUBO Tomoko

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KUBO Tomoko
University of Tsukuba
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Assistant professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Oct 2018
Sep 2019
Fulbright Faculty, University of Illinois at Chicago, Fulbright Japan 2018-2019 Scholar

Awards & Honors

Aug 2012
IGU Urban Commission Young Scholar Paper Competition winner, IGU Urbn Commission

Published Papers

L’accroissement de la vacance résidentielle dans les villes japonaises : le cas de la périphérie urbaine de Tokyo
KUBO Tomoko, Mashita, M., Ishizaka, M., Kawamura, K., Hata, T., et Yagasaki, T.
Geoconfluence   2017    Oct 2017   [Refereed]
The paradoxical situation of “Garden City” movements in Japan
KUBO Tomoko
Geoconfluences   2017    Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Shrinking and super-aging suburbs in Japanese metropolis.
YUI Yoshimichi, KUBO Tomoko, MIYAZAWA Hitoshi
Sociology study   7(4) 195-204   2017   [Refereed]

Books etc

A Rise in Vacant Housing in Post-Growth Japan: Housing Market, Urban Policy, and Revitalizing Aging Cities.
KUBO Tomoko, YUi Yoshimichi (Part:Joint Editor, Editor, Author of 1 and 10 Chapters, Preface)
Springer Japan   Jul 2019   
Rozenblat, C., Pumain, D., and Velasquez, E. eds. International and Transnational Perspectives on Urban Systems (Springer Series, Advances in Geographical and Environmental Sciences)
ABE KAzutoshi, KUBO Tomoko, KOMAKI Nobuhiko (Part:Contributor, Changes in the Japanese urban system since the 1950s: Urbanization, demography. and the management function. pp. 143-163)
Springer Singapore.   2018   
Moore-Cherry N. ed. Urban Challenges in a complex world: Resilience, governance and changing urban systems (Proceedings of the IGU Urban commission Annual Meeting 2015 University College Dublin, Ireland
KUBO Tomoko (Part:Contributor, Local responses to natural disasters in Japan: Hitachi city in Ibaraki prefecture. pp. 19-24)
Geographical Society of Ireland Social Publication   2016   

Research Grants & Projects

A comparative study on the expansion of decline in residential environment in Chicago and Japanese cities
Fulbright Japan: 2018-2019 Scholarship (Researcher)
Project Year: Oct 2018 - Sep 2019    Investigator(s): KUBO Tomoko
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2014 - 2017