Lab Members

Our lab is a fairly international bunch. Including current and previous members, we’ve had members from Japan, the US, Hong Kong, mainland China, New Zealand, England, and Croatia. Our lab’s diversity keeps us on our feet and allows a depth of experience in our socio-ecology research endeavors.


Masaki Yuki, PhD



Postdocs & Visiting Researchers

Chris Kavanagh

Postdoctoral Visiting Researcher (University of Oxford)


Asuka Murata

JSPS Fellow


Junko Yamada

PhD Candidate


Christina Sagioglou

Visiting Scholar/Postdoc Researcher at University of Innsbruck

Period: March 2018 – August 2018


Graduate Students

Natsuki Ogusu

Ph.D. Student

Feng Zhi Zhang

Master’s Student

Yasuhisa Matsushima

Master’s Student

Guest Members

Natsuki Sato

4th Year Undergrad Members

Riku Kotake
Yugo Maeda
Erika Minami
Reito Mori
Arisa Sugawara
Kinuka Taniyama

3rd Year Undergrad Members

Tomohiro Oono
Jiro Kimura
Akari Jin
Kenta Suzuki

Past Members

  • Robert Thomson

    Lecturer, School of Humanities, Hokusei Gakuen University

  • Mie Kito

    Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo

  • Kosuke Sato

    Projected Assistant Professor The Center for Student Counseing, Nagoya University

  • Joanna Schug

    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, College of William and Mary

  • Victoria Wai-Lan Yeung

    Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Lingnan University

  • Kosuke Takemura

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Shiga University

  • Kunihiro Yokota

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hiroshima Shudo University

  • Keise Izuma

    Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of York