Reiko Yamada


Dr Reiko Yamada is a professor at the Faculty of Social Studies and Director of the Center for Higher Education and Student Research at Kyoto’s Doshisha University, Japan, where she was also the former Dean of the Faculty of Social Studies. She received her MA and PhD from the UCLA School of Education and Information Studies in Social Sciences and Comparative Education. She has long been interested in comparative higher education policy in OECD countries. More recently, she has conducted a quantitative study for the acquisition of global competencies before and after the COVID-19 pandemic, and is engaged in comparative student research between Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. She served as the Director of the Center for Learning Support and Faculty of Development at Doshisha University. She also served on the committee of the Central Council for Education in Japan. She is the president of the Japan Association for College and University Education. She is the author of Prospects for University Education in 2040: Based on 21st Century Learning Outcome (Toshindo, 2019). She is also one of editors of New Directions of STEM Research and Learning in the World Ranking Movement: A Comparative Perspective (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).

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