Current Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies, Hosei University
  • External Affiliate, Center for the Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address:
    Hosei University
    2-17-1 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo 102-8160

  • Email:

Research Interests

  • Quantitative Sociology
  • Queer and Feminist Studies
  • Sexuality and Gender Stratification
  • Demography of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity


September 2016- March 2022

Ph.D., Sociology
-University of Washington

September 2014-June 2018

Graduate Certificate in Feminist Studies
-University of Washington

September 2014-June 2016

M.A., Sociology
-University of Washington

  • Master’s Thesis: “Social-Institutional Structures That Matter: An Exploratory Analysis of Sexual/Gender Minority Status and Income in Japan”

April 2009-March 2014

B.A., Sociology, Minor in Mathematics
-International Christian University

  • Senior Thesis: “The Effect of Religion on Attitudes toward Same-Sex Sexual Relations: A U.S.-Japan Comparative Quantitative Analysis”

September 2012-June 2013

Exchange Student
-University of California, Irvine


  • Certified Advanced Social Researcher (Japanese Association for Social Research)
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