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Visiting Professor, Kinugasa Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University

January 1983- January 1986
Japanese language lecturer at the Jomo Kenyatta College of Agriculture and Technology in Kenya, as a volunteer of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

April 1987-June 1992
Official Secretary of Senator YASHIRO Eita, member of House of Councilors

July 1992- October 1993
Junior Professional Officer, Center for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs, United Nations Office at Vienna

October 1993-August 1994
Associate Expert, Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development,
United Nations Secretariat in New York

December 1995- March 2002
Independent researcher, interpreter and translator and part-time lecturer at Tsukuba University, Tsukuba Technical College for the Deaf, Yokohama National University, Hosei University, Shizuoka University, Tottori University and others

April 2002-March 2006
Project Associate Professor, Disability Studies, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo

April 2006-March 2012
Project Associate Professor, Disability Studies, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo

April 2012-March 2013
Special Visiting Professor, Kinugawa Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University

April 2013-Present
Visiting Professor, Kinugawa Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University

15 December 1995
MA in Politics of Alternative Development Strategies from Institute of Social Studies, the Netherlands

31 March 1982
BA in English Language from Sophia University, Japan

Overseas Editor of Disability & Society
Distinguished Fellow of Review of Disability Studies
Editor of International Journal on Developmental Disabilities
Councillor of Inclusion International
Advisor of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers
Member, Disability Assistance Committee, Japan International Cooperation Agency
Special Member, International Cooperation Activity Committee, Inclusion Japan
Member, International Committee, Japan Disability Forum

Inaugural Executive Director of Japan Society for Disability Studies (2002-2006)
Inaugural Chair of International Activity Committee of Inclusion Japan (2003-2011)
Director of Japan Overseas Cooperative Association (2004-2008)
Advisor, Disability Services, University of Tokyo (2006-2008)

2013, "Promotion of Self-advocacy of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities: Case of Myanmar", Ars Vivendi Journal 4: 13-17 [HTML]/[PDF]
2012, “Education” In Nagase, O., Higashi, T., and Kawashima, S., (eds) CRPD and Japan: Overviews and Prospects, 2nd Edition, Tokyo: Seikatsu Shoin, 145-182 pp.
2012,”Aoi Shiba and Fundamental Issues of Family and Productivity” In Matsui. A., Nagase, O., and others (eds) Creating a Society for All ? Disability and Economy, Leeds: Disability Press, 117-124 pp.
2011, “Shogaisha seido kaikaku no wakugumi” (Framework of Disability Policy Reform) Matsui, A., Kawashima, S. and Nagase, O., Shogai o toinaosu (Disability Revisited), Tokyo: Toyo Keizai Shimposha, 131-163 pp.
2008, “Education” In Nagase, O., Higashi, T., and Kawashima, S., (eds) CRPD and Japan-Overview and Prospects, Tokyo: Seikatsu Shoin, 137-166 pp.
1999, “Shogaigaku e mukete”(Towards Disability Studies” In Ishikawa, J. and Nagase, O. (eds) Shogaigaku eno shotai (Invitation to Disability Studies), Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, 11-39 pp.
1995 “Difference, Equality and Disability ? Disability Rights and Disability Culture” MA Paper (unpublished) http://www.arsvi.com/1990/9512no-e.htm

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