SAITO, Fumihiko

1. Name / E-mail Address

SAITO, Fumihiko / fumis96[at]

2. Proficient Languages (other than Japanese)


3. Educational Background

1984 BA, Doshisha University, Japan
1986 BA, Amherst College, USA
1988, MA, Yale University, USA
2002 PhD, Ryukoku University, Japan

4. Research Themes

International Development
International Cooperation
Development Ethics
Sustainability Studies

5. Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Intercultural Studies
  • International Development

6. Academic Associations

  • Japan Society for International Development
  • Japan Association for African Studies
  • Japan Society for Intercultural Studies
  • Development Studies Association, UK

7. Recent Publications

  • Decentralization and Development Partnerships: Lessons from Uganda, Springer-Verlag, Tokyo 2003年、2004年 度日本国際開発学会賞受賞
  • Foundations for Local Gavernance: Decentralization in Comparative Perspective, Heidelberg, Germany: Physica-Verlag 2008
  • “Decentralization,” in Sage Handbook of Governance, edited by Mark Bevir, pp. 484-500. 2010
  • “Land disputes in the Acholi sub-region in Uganda: from displacement to dispossession,” in Confronting Land and Property Problems for Peace, 2014 edited by Shinichi Takeuchi, Routledge, pp. 59-85

8. Links

Personal website


Linked In

At the 9.11 Memorial site in New York, Manhattan.

SAITO, Fumihiko