Profile


Dr. Hisano, Shuji


Courses Taught
  • English for Economics (undergraduate level: 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013...@Kyoto Univ)
  • Agrarian Economy (undergraduate level: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2016...@Kyoto Univ)
  • International Agricultural Policy (undergraduate level: 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015...@Kyoto Univ)
  • International Political Economy of Food and Agriculture (graduate level: 2005~...@Kyoto Univ)
  • Marx Reading (graduate level: 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011...@Kyoto Univ)
  • Field Research in Japan (international graduate programme: 2009~...@Kyoto Univ)
  • Comparative Industry Policy (international graduate programme: 2010~...@Kyoto Univ)
  • Comparative Development Studies (international graduate programme: 2012, 2013, 2014...@Kyoto University)
  • Introduction to Political Economy (undergraduate level: 1995~2004@Hokkaido Univ)
  • Agricultural Marketing (graduate level: 1995~2004@Hokkaido Univ)
  • Agribusiness and Food Industry (undergraduate level: 1999~2001@Rakuno Gakuen Univ)
Teaching Interests
  • Political Economy (Marxian Theory)
  • International Political Economy (Neo-Gramscian Theory)
  • Political Economy and Sociology of Agriculture
  • Transnational Agribusiness and Food Industry Organisation

Research Interests
  • Critical Theory of Agricultural Biotechnology (ethics of biotechnology, politics of ethics)
  • International Political Economy and Sociology of Food, Agriculture, and Biotechnology
  • Agribusiness and Corporate Social Responsibility

Personal Data
  • Date of Birth: June 16, 1968
  • Place of Birth: Osaka, Japan
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Languages: Japanese (native) and English
  • Status: Married

Educational Background
  • 4/1987 to 3/1991: Degree Received, B.A. in Economics, Kyoto University, Department of Economics
  • 4/1991 to 3/1993: Degree Received, M.A. in Economic Policy, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Economics
  • 4/1993 to 6/1995: Doctoral course at Kyoto University, Graduate School of Economics, left without a doctoral degree
  • 9/2001: Degree Received, PhD in Agricultural Economics, Hokkaido University
  • 11/2011: Completion of Training Course on Understanding Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Geneva Academy of International HUmanitarian Law and Human Rights
Employment Record
  • 6/1991 to 4/1995: Research Assistant, Kyoto Agriculture Committee
  • 4/1995 to 6/1995: Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • 7/1995 to 3/2005: Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • 7/2002 to 9/2004: Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • 3/2005 to 11/2010: Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University
  • 12/2010 to date: Professor, Gradaute School of Economics, Kyoto University

Academic Awards
  • 4/1999: Agricultural Marketing Society of Japan
  • 4/2003: Agricultural Economics Society of Japan
  • 11/2004: Foundation of Agricultural Sciences of Japan
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