(Last updated : 2023-05-26 12:55:19)
   Department   Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of Sustainability and Tourism
   Position   Assistant Professor
■ Education
1. 2017/04~2020/09 〔Doctorial Course〕, Graduate School of Tourism, Completed, Ph.D. Tourism Link
2. 2012/06~2015/08 〔Master Course〕 Tourism and Hospitality Management, Tourism Department, Tshwane University of Technology, Completed, Master of Technology in Tourism and Hospitality Management Link
3. 2008/02~2011/12 Tourism, Tourism Management, Tshwane University of Technology, Graduated, Bachelor of Technology in Tourism Management Link
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2021/08~2022/04 Lakeland University Japan (LUJ) Adjunct Professor Link
2. 2021/04~2022/02 Kids Duo Higashi-Kakogawa English teacher Link
3. 2019/09~2020/09 Wakayama University Center for Tourism Research Research Assistant Link
4. 2019/04~2019/09 Wakayama University Faculty of Tourism Lecturer Link
5. 2018/06~2019/03 Wakayama University Faculty of Tourism Teaching Assistant Link
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■ Current specialized field
Tourism Studies (Key Word:Tourist behavior, Tourist perceptions, Destination image) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2021/01 Article A Generalized Approach to Tourist Ethnocentrism (GATE): Analysis of the GenE Scale for Application in Tourism Research  60(1),pp.65-85 (Collaboration)  Link
2. 2021/01 Article Philip L. Pearce on tourist behaviour research: Tourist behaviour: the essential companion Tourism Geographies pp.179-182 (Single)  Link
3. 2020/12 Article Do birds of a feather flock together? Empirical evidence from the Generalized Approach to Tourist Ethnocentrism (GATE) African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure 9(1),pp.1-26 (Single)  Link
4. 2020/09 Other Developing a Generalized Approach to Tourist Ethnocentrism (GATE) to investigate effects on tourist destination image.   (Single)  Link
5. 2020/03 Article Sampling for All : An Inbound Approach to Travel Experience 観光学 22,pp.61-70 (Single)  Link
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. Cogent Business and Management Link
2. 2020~ ∟ Reviewer
3. Cogent Social Sciences Link
4. 2020~ ∟ Reviewer
5. Réseau de Recherche Touristique en Afrique Centrale [Central African Tourism Research Network] Link
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2022/12/04 Image scaling for “unknown” tourist destinations: A geographical approach to latent variable modeling (Asia Pacific Conference 2022) Link
2. 2020/02/17 Comparing Kyoto and Wakayama resident sentiments towards mainland Chinese tourists (2nd International Conference of Critical Tourism Studies - Asia Pacific)
3. 2019/04/20 Effects of ethnocentrism on cognitive, affective, conative image (2nd Global Congress of Special Interest Tourism & Hospitality)
4. 2018/08/06 Birds of a feather: The moderating effects of cultural distance on ethnocentrism and destination image (7th Biennial International Tourism Studies Association)
5. 2018/07/15 Ethnocentrism and attitudes towards tourism destination choices: Empirical evidence from the GENE scale. (XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology)
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■ Awards and honors
1. 2016/04 Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship
2. 2009/02 Government Gabonese Government Scholarship of Excellence
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