Manabu Sato

Speaker Profile


Name: Manabu Sato

Position: Professor of Gakushuin University, Professor Emeritus of The University of Tokyo, the past Director of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division of Japan Council of Sciences

Country: Japan


Professor Manabu Sato served as dean of the Graduate School of Education of the University of Tokyo from 2004 to 2006. He was also a visiting professor to the Harvard University and New York University, and an invited professor of El Colegio de Mexico and Berlin Free University. He was the past president of the Japanese Educational Research Association. Professor Sato has published more than 20 books, about 100 editorial books, and nearly 200 academic papers. Many of his books and papers have been translated into English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Indonesian, Vietnamese and Thai. Professor Sato’s multiple contributions have been recognized in the world. For instance, he was elected to be a member of National Academy of Education in the United States, and in 2009, he was appointed the Inaugural Fellow of American Educational Research Association. In addition, he was a winner of Asian Publishing Award 2012.