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Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies (Master's) Faculty | APU Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Graduate School Admissions

Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies Faculty

  • *1 M: Master's Thesis Advising, D: Doctoral Dissertation Advising
  • *2 Please note that seminar courses may not be offered every year.

Current as of July 31, 2020

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TODOROKI Hiroshi
TODOROKI Hiroshi
Professor
Graduate Advising *1 M, D
Degree Ph.D. (Geography), Seoul National University
Divisions Tourism and Hospitality (TH)
Research Field Geography, Area Studies, Human Geography

Professor Todoroki graduated with his Ph.D. in Geography from Seoul National University. He currently teaches under Tourism and Hospitality, while his current research field is Geography, Area Studies, and Human Geography.
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YOTSUMOTO Yukio
YOTSUMOTO Yukio
Professor
Graduate Advising *1 M, D
Degree Ph.D. (Sociology), University of Kentucky
Divisions Tourism and Hospitality (TH)
Research Field Sociology, Tourism
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BUI Thanh Huong
BUI Thanh Huong
Associate Professor
Graduate Advising *1 M, D
Degree MA, Griffith University
MBA, Waseda University
PhD, Griffith University
Divisions Tourism and Hospitality (TH)
Research Field Human Geography, Tourism Psychology, Tourism Development and Cultural Heritage Conservation, Tourism Management

Professor Bui completed her master’s in Tourism Management and International Management before completing her Ph.D. at Griffith University in Australia. Her current academic societies include the European Association for Southeast Asian Studies and the Australia and New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies (ANZALS). Professor Bui’s research fields are Heritage Tourism, Human Geography, Social Psychology and Southeast Asian studies.
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VAFADARI M. Kazem
VAFADARI M. Kazem
Associate Professor
Graduate Advising *1 M, D
Degree Ph.D. (Asia Pacific Studies), Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
MA, Theoretical Economics
Divisions Tourism and Hospitality (TH)
Research Field Cultural Heritage Management, Ecotourism, Agriculture Heritage Tourism, Community Based Tourism and Rural Tourism

Tourism destinations vary greatly from urban to rural settings and from artificial structures to remote locations in nature. This diversity results in demand for knowledge in various subfields of tourism and related skills. Such subfields include natural environment studies, human resource management, economics, and socio-cultural issues, knowledge of which assists our graduates in contributing to sustainable tourist destinations based on available resources. Today, tourism and hospitality are among the top grossing global industries, and attract individuals from both academia and the business world in order to manage the tourism industry and its socio-cultural, economic, and environmental impacts.”
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