(Last updated : 2024-03-30 20:11:06)
   Department   Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Professor
■ Education
1. 〔Doctorial Course〕 PhD, Doctoral program, University of Birmingham, UK
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2022/04~ Nagoya University Graduate School of Environmental Studies Visiting Professor
2. 2020/10~ Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Professor
3. 2020/04~ Cambridge Conservation Initiative, Cambridge University Visiting Associate Professor
4. 2013/04~2022/03 Nagoya University Graduate School of Environmental Studies Visiting Associate Professor
5. 2013/04~2020/09 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Associate Professor
Display all(7)
■ Message
APU aims to create a just society, but that is only possible through your small innovative suggestions in day to day lives. Looking forward to knowing your ideas.
■ Current specialized field
Social-ecological systems, Environmental policy and social system, Sound material-cycle social systems, Environmental sociology (Key Word:Environmental Risk Communication; Coastal wetland restoration and decision making; Public participation) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2023 Article Yamashita, H. (2023). Just transition through “commoning” coastal wetlands in growing and shrinking communities in Japan Sustainable Science 18,pp.2135-2149 (Single)  Link
2. 2023 Article Christie, A.P., Morgan, W.H., Salafsky, N., White, T.B., Irvine, R., Boenisch, N., Chiaravalloti, R.F., Kincaid, K., Rezaie, A.M., Yamashita, H., Sutherland, W.J. (2023). Assessing diverse evidence to improve conservation decision-making Conservation Science and Practice e13024,pp.1-17 (Collaboration)  Link
3. 2022 Article Koyama, S., Doedt, C., Khan, U., Kakimoto, Y., Miyasaka, T., Kato, H., Yamashita, H., Hirano, Y., Kawamura, N., Sugiyama, N. (2022). Empirical Study on Investigation Elementary School Students’ Awareness on Woody Biomass Energy in Kiso Town, Journal of Human and Environmental Symbiosis [Kankyo Kyosei], 38(1): 109-118.  38(1),pp.109-118 (Collaboration) 
4. 2022/01 Book Yamashita, H. (2022)(ed.) Coastal Wetlands Restoration:
Public perception and community development. Routledge.  1(1),pp.1-1 (Collaboration) 
5. 2021/11 Book Adnitt, C., Vural, M., Yamashita, H. and Preston, J. (2021) Legislation, in Hudson, R., Kenworthy, J. and Best, M. (eds) Saltmarsh restoration handbook UK & Ireland. London: Environment Agency  1,pp.37-49 (Collaboration) 
Display all(66)
■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2010/04~ Society of Environmental Sociology, Japan
2. 2021/07 ∟ Chair of the International Committee
3. 2021/07~ ∟ Trustee
4. 2010/04~ Japan Society of Wetland Science
5. 2015/04~2021/03 ∟ Trustee
Display all(6)
■ Conference presentations
1. 2021/11 Governmental and non-governmental project workers’ needs in conducting participatory decision making processes in coastal restoration projects (ISESEA-8 China Conference [International Symposium on Environmental Sociology in East Asia])
2. 2021/08 A new book on the Steart experiences - Coastal Wetlands Restoration: Public perception and community development (Steart Marshes Research Day. Somerset, UK)
3. 2020/11 Risk acceptance and consensus building among citizens and government officials on coastal restoration projects (Asia Pacific Conference [online]. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University)
4. 2019/10 Community Perceptions Towards Risks and Benefits of a Saltmarsh Restoration Project: Learning from a Case Study in the UK (Incheon 7th International Symposium on Environmental Sociology in East Asia (ISESEA), Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2019.10.26)
5. 2019/08 The result of the survey of public perceptions of the Steart Marsh Project (Steart marshes researchers workshop IV, Conference Hall, Bridgwater College, Cannington Campus, Bridgwater, UK, 2019.08.24)
Display all(41)
■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2023/04~2027/03  Consensus-building methods for seawall construction projects: A new collaborative decision making model  (Key Word : )
2. 2019/04~2024/03  Social Studies on Conflicts over Isahaya Bay Reclamation  (Key Word : )
3. 2019/01~2022/03  Risk acceptance and consensus building on British coastal realignment and seawall construction projects with coastal ecological infrastructures  (Key Word : )
4. 2015/04~2019/03  Development of new environmental communication model based on citizens’ perceptions towards tidal flat restoration projects  (Key Word : )
5. 2014/04~2017/03  Caluculation of landscape management labor accounts for the appropriate landscape management  (Key Word : )
Display all(15)
■ Qualification and licenses
1. 2014/11 Social Research Specialist Certificate
■ Educational ability
● Made textbook and teaching material
1. 2004/01/01 TIDE (2004) Global Citizenship Education in Key Stage 1. Birmingham: Development Education Centre [TIDE].
2. 2004/01/01 TIDE (2004) Young children & global citizenship: A teachers’ project pack. Birmingham: Teachers in Development Education [TIDE].
3. 2001/01/01 TIDE (2001) Globalisation - what is it all about? Birmingham: Development Education Centre [TIDE].
4. 2000/01/01 DEA (2000) InDECs – a news sheet for DECs [Development Education Centres], London: Development Education Association.
5. 2000/01/01 ESRC (2000) Environmental Direct (Art work), London: Global Environmental Change Programme of the Economic and Social Research Council.
Display all(6)
■ Committee and society
1. 2018~ Ramsar Regional Centre East Asia Advisory Board member Advisor
2. 2013/01~2015/11 Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STPR) Member STPR member
3. Ooita prefecture Beautiful Environment Strategy Committee
4. Arao Tidal Flat Ramsar Site Wise Use Committee Adviser
5. Takagi Citizen Science Foundation Trustee
Display all(14)