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   Department   Department of Data Science, Faculty of Data Science
   Position   Professor
■ Present specialized field
Geography, Criminal law, Sociology 
■ Book and thesis
1. Article Diverse Aspects of “High Crime Areas”: Drawing on Felson and Eckert’s Notion of “Overt Crime Areas” Japanese Journal of Sociological Criminology (45),pp.46-56 (Single) 2020/11/20
2. Article Estimating Victimization Risks of Purse-snatching Using a Five-year Data of Tokyo Metropolitan Areas Sociological Theory and Methods 35(1),pp.62-75 (Single) 2020
3. Article Developing"Childhood Victimization Prevention Toolkits" Education and Medicine pp.66-75 (Single) 2017/07
4. Article Innovations and Bold Ventures' in the American Society of Criminology 2011 Annual Meeting(Research Trends)  pp.146-151 (Single) 2012/10
5. Article Measuring routine activities of elementary school children using GPS : An example at an public elementary school in a Kobe, Japan  pp.193-199 (Collaboration) 2010/12
6. Article An empirical study of determinants of parental restriction on children's outdoor activities and its effects on children's play : A case study of an elementary school in Tsukuba city, Ibaraki prefecture  pp.79-84 (Collaboration) 2010/10
7. Article A Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Contacts by Suspicious Persons and Subsequent Occurrence of Sex Crimes Japanese Journal of Sociological Criminology pp.151-163 (Collaboration) 2009/10
8. Article An empirical study of living activities and crime victimizations of children : A case study of five elementary schools in Kobe city  pp.37-42 (Collaboration) 2008/10
9. Article Measuring routine activities of elementary school children using paper maps and GPS  pp.351-354 (Collaboration) 2008/10
10. Article Social Support and Parental Access to Information regarding Anti-crime Measures for Children : An Attempt at Analysis of Social and Cultural Resources Japanese Journal of Sociological Criminology pp.178-197 (Collaboration) 2008/10
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■ Book and thesis
1. Book Laying the Groundwork for Testing Routine Activity Theory at the Microlevel Using Japanese Satellite Positioning Technology Crime and Justice in Contemporary Japan pp.137-151 (Collaboration) 2018/01
2. Book A Longitudinal Analysis of Juvenile Arrest Histories of the 1970 Birth Cohort in Japan Cross-National Longitudinal Research on Human Development and Criminal Behavior pp.91-110 (Single) 1994
3. Book Disaggregating 'Low Crime Rate': Longitudinal Patterns in Offending in Japan Victims and Criminal Justice -- Victimological Research: Stocktaking and Prospects pp.511-540 (Single) 1991
4. Other Developing Cost-effective Map Making Tools for Safety Promotion with the Aid of Japanese Quasi-Zenith Satellite System The 9th Asian Regional Conference on Safe Communities in Atsugi,Abstract Book pp.55 (Single) 2018
■ Academic conference presentation
1. 2019/11 Promoting Safety Education in Japanese Schools with the Aid of the "Kiki-Gaki Map" (The American Society of Criminology 75th Annual Meeting)
2. 2017/11/04 Developing a New Method of Fieldwork that Records Natural Speech Data Linked with Geospatial Information (The 90th Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Society)
3. 2017/09/03 Measuring Childhood Victimization and Establishing the Empirical Bases for Crime Prevention Activities (Japanese Association of Sociological Criminology)
■ Winning science prize
1. 2017/10 GNSS.asia GNSS.asia Challenge 2017 2nd Place (Developing a new tool for archiving"local knowledge"linked with geospatial information using GNSS technology)
2. 1989/11 American Society of Criminology First Place of the 1989 Gene Carte Student Paper Award ("Modeling the Impact of Age on Criminal Behavior: an Application of Event History Analysis")
■ Academic background
1. 1987/09~1988/07 〔Doctorial Course〕, Center for Studies in Criminology and Criminal Law, University of Pennsylvania, Accomplished credits for doctoral program
2. 2000/08/11
Degree Acquisition
Center for Studies in Criminology and Criminal Law, University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology
3. 1975/04~1979/03 Faculty of Literature, The University of Tokyo, Graduated, Bachelor of Letters