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MUKAI, Yoko

 
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NameMUKAI, Yoko
e-mailyoko-mukaikumagaku.ac.jp
AffiliationKumamoto Gakuen University
SectionFaculty of Social Welfare Department of Life Wellness
Job titleAssociate Professor
DegreePh.D.(University of Tsukuba)
Research funding number30739553
Twitter IDhttps://twitter.com/yoko_mukai

Research Interests

 
Welfare History , Political Science, Political History , Regional Policy , Resilience

Research Areas

 
  • Social/Safety system science / Natural disaster/Disaster prevention science / Resilience
  • Area studies / Area studies / Regional Policy
  • Sociology / Social welfare and social work studies / Policy History
  • Politics / Politics / Political Science

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Department of Social Welfare, Kumamoto Gakuen University
 
Sep 2009
 - 
Today
Special Researcher, Okinawa Institute of Law and Politics, Okinawa International University
 
Apr 2016
 - 
Mar 2018
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Welfare, Kumamoto Gakuen University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
Mar 2013
Doctoral Program in International Public Policy, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 

Committee Memberships

 
Aug 2019
 - 
Today
Kumamoto City,  Member, the Deliberative Council on Political Ethics
 
Oct 2017
 - 
Sep 2020
Greater Kumamoto City,  Chair, the Subcommittee of Disaster, the Committee of Administrative Appeal
 

Published Papers

 
Political Governance After the Great Earthquake: the Case of 2010 Canterbury Earthquake
MUKAI, Yoko
Studies in Foreign Affairs   46(91) 51-68   Mar 2019
Political Governance After the Great Disaster: the Case of 2016 Taiwan Earthquake
MUKAI, Yoko
Studies in Foreign Affairs   44(1-2) 53-70   Mar 2017
The Americans and Ryukyuan Charitable Relations 1945-1971
MUKAI, Yoko
(5) 45-60   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Kimiyo Onaga and public diplomacy in Okinawa, 1945-1972
MUKAI, Yoko
International Review of Okinawa Ryukyu and Okinawan Studies   (4) 17-31   Mar 2015   [Refereed]

Misc

 
The Influence of the Immigrant and Refugee on Welfare Policy from the 2018 Election in Sweden and the United States
MUKAI, Yoko
Studies in Foreign Affairs   46(91) 123-132   Mar 2019
United States and Social Welfare Policy
MUKAI, Yoko
Kumamoto, and Our Welfare   69/70 6-7   Jan 2017   [Invited]
USCAR Women's Club on Social Welfare
MUKAI, Yoko
(3) 51-65   Mar 2014

Books etc

 
A Prehistory of U.S. Welfare Reform: What happend in the Federal Government?
MUKAI, Yoko
Sairyusya   Mar 2018   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
A Freshman-year program from Physical Education [Invited]
MUKAI, Yoko
Japanese Association of Freshman-Year Education, Kyushu workshop   26 Oct 2019   
Human Network Politics after Natural Disaster in Japan
MUKAI, Yoko
American Political Science Association   30 Aug 2019   
Challenge from the Local community network
MUKAI, Yoko
National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan, Kyusyu block conferrence   10 Nov 2018   
Reconstruction of the Local Community: In the Case of Mashiki-town after the natural disaster
MUKAI, Yoko
Japan Society for Disaster Recovery and Revitalization   27 Oct 2018   
Reconstruction Challenge of the Social Capital: In the Case of Kumamoto after the natural disaster
MUKAI, Yoko
Japan Association of Regional Policy   21 Jul 2018   

Teaching Experience

 
  • American Political History (University of Ryukyus)
  • American Politics (Meiji University)
  • Dissertation (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
  • Sports and Regional Policy (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
  • Japanese Affairs for English speakers (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
  • English Reading II (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
  • Social Welfare Introduction (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
  • Life Wellness Introduction (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
  • Life Wellness Seminar I, II, III (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
  • A Freshman Seminar (Kumamoto Gakuen University)

Association Memberships

 
JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF ELECTORAL STUDIES , American Political Science Association , JAPAN SOCIETY FOR DISASTER RECOVERY AND REVITALIZATION , JAPANESE POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION , Midwest Political Science Association

Research Grants & Projects

 
The America-Japan Society Inc: American Study Grant 2008
Project Year: Mar 2008 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): MUKAI, Yoko
The Japan-United States Friendship Commission: Research Travel Grant 2007
Project Year: Jun 2007 - Jun 2007    Investigator(s): MUKAI, Yoko

Social Contribution

 
Child Support After Kumamoto Earthquakes
[Panelist]  International Soroptimist Kumamoto  18 Dec 2018
Mass Media as the Forth Power: How Japanese Can Understand President Trump
[Commentator]  Hitoyoshi City  Hitoyoshi Hanamaru Class  17 Oct 2017
Fostering Children' Survival Abilities
[Contribution]  Nishinippon Newspaper  12 Oct 2017
Lecturer For Sports Volunteer
[TV or radio appearance, Advisor]  Kumamoto Int'l Sports Events Association  Jun 2017