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Okada Aya

オカダ アヤ | Okada Aya
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Homepage URL  (2): http://www.sp.is.tohoku.ac.jp/oka/index.htmlhttp://www.sp.is.tohoku.ac.jp/oka/en/index.html
Research field  (1): Sociology
Research keywords  (7): Social Media ,  Disaster Management ,  International Development ,  Volunteering ,  Donation/Giving ,  Strategic Communication ,  NPO・NGO
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (8):
  • 2019 - 2021 Fostering Future Leaders: Comparative Study of Nonprofit and Philanthropic Education in East Asia and the West
  • 2016 - 2018 Strategic Information Transmission of Nonprofit Organizations
  • 2016 - 2017 Solving Challenges of Medical Transplantation through Social Marketing: Increasing the Rate of Declaration of Intention to Register as Organ Donors
  • 2015 - 2017 “Impact of Disaster Related Policies on Public Service Provision by Nonprofit Organizations” Co-Investigator
  • 2014 - 2014 Mutual among International Students and Japanese Students
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Papers (19):
  • Cnaan, R.A, Meijs, L, Brudney, J.L, Hersberger-Langloh, S.,Okada, A., Abu-Rumman, S. You Thought That This Would Be Easy? Seeking an Understanding of Episodic Volunteering. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. 2021
  • Cai, Q, Okada, A, Jeong, B. G, Kim S.J. Civil Society Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparative Study of China, Japan, and South Korea. China Review. 2021. 21. 1. 107-137
  • Okada, A, Ishida, Y. Nonprofit Education in Japan: Trace of Expansion and New Directions. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership. 2021
  • Okada, A. Designing Charity Advertisements: Exploring Effective Use of Visuals and Texts. The Nonprofit Review. 2020. 20. 1. 41-54
  • Nakajima, T, Okada, A. Accountability Strategies of Nonprofit Managers: A Multi-stakeholder Approach. Journal of Association for Research on Not-for-profit Organizations. 2019. 21. 40-52
MISC (7):
  • Okada, A. Book Review - Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters. International Journal of Policy Studies. 2020. 11. 1. 111-114
  • Okada, A. Book Review: Gennifer Weisenfeld, Imaging Disaster: Tokyo and the Visual Culture of Japan’s Great Earthquake of 1923. Japanese Studies. 2017. 37. 2. 274-276
  • Okada, A, Ishida, Y, Yamauchi, N. Nonprofits’ Use of Social Media in Times of Disasters: Understanding the Use the Effectiveness in Fundraising. Japan NPO Research Association Discussion Papers. 2015
  • Okada, A. Book Review: Building Resilience: Social Capital in Post-Disaster Recovery. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. 2014
  • Okada, A, Yamauchi, N. Role of Information in Mobilizing the Public towards Voluntary Actions. Japan NPO Research Association Discussion Papers. 2014
Books (6):
  • Introduction to Social Sector
    Minerva Shobo 2020
  • Innovative Perspectives on Public Administration in the Digital Age
    IGI Global 2018
  • Ethics and Risk Management
    Information Age Publishing 2015
  • Global Civil Society 2014 (Sekai no Shimin Shakai)
    Osaka University Osaka School of International Public Policy Center for Nonprofit Research and Information 2014
  • Disaster Resilience: Interdisciplinary Perspective
    Routledge 2013
Lectures and oral presentations  (65):
  • How Direction of Gaze Affect Viewers Impression of Charity Ads: A Study Using Questionnaires and Eye-Tracking
    (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 49th Annual Conference 2020)
  • Nonprofit Education in Japan: Who’s Teaching the Nonprofit Courses?
    (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 49th Annual Conference 2020)
  • Civil Society Response to COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparative Study of China, Japan, and South Korea
    (The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Virtual General Conference 2020 2020)
  • Transition from Cognition to Collective Action in the COVID-19 Pandemic
    (The American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Virtual Conference Live 2020)
  • Nonprofit Management Education in Japan
    (Taiwan Association for Schools of Public Administration and Affairs (TASPAA) Nonprofit Education and Trend Analysis Virtual Panel 2020)
Works (2):
  • Advocacy, Communication, and Social Mobilization (ACSM) and Stop TB Partnership Japan: Exploring its Significance
    2010 -
  • Advocacy, Communication, and Social Mobilization (ACSM) and Stop TB Partnership Japan: Exploring its Significance
    2010 -
Education (6):
  • 2008 - 2013 University of Pittsburgh PhD (Public and International Affairs)
  • 2006 - 2008 University of Pittsburgh Master of International Development
  • 2005 - 2006 Hitotsubashi University Institute for the Study of Global Issues Doctoral Degree
  • 2003 - 2005 Hitotsubashi University Institute for the Study of Global Issues Master's Degree
  • 1999 - 2003 Keio University
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Professional career (4):
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Master of International Development (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Master of Social Sciences (Sociology) (Hitotsubashi University)
  • B.A. in Policy Management (Keio University)
Work history (5):
  • 2019/04 - 現在 Tohoku University Graduate School of Information Sciences Associate Professor
  • 2016/04 - 2019/03 Kanazawa University Institute of Liberal Arts and Science Associate Professor
  • 2015/01 - 2016/04 Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) Subject Course Lecturer
  • 2016/03 - 2016/03 Kanazawa University Research Center for Higher Education Associate Professor
  • 2013/04 - 2016/02 Doshisha University Faculty of Policy Studies Assistant Professor (Fixed-Term)
Awards (8):
  • 2018/11 - Yoshida Hideo Memorial Foundation The 16th Research Grant Yoshida Hideo Award (For Full-Time Researchers)
  • 2018/06 - Japan NPO Research Association Best Paper Award for The 20th Annual Conference of Japan NPO Research Association (JANPORA)
  • 2018/06 - Japan NPO Research Association The 16th Japan NPO Research Association (JANPORA) Special Recognition Award
  • 2012 - University of Pittsburgh Japan Iron and Steel Federation/Mitsubishi Graduate Fellowship
  • 2011 - University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs Dean's High Merit Fellowship
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Association Membership(s) (4):
International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR) ,  Japan NPO Research Association ,  Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) ,  The Society of Socio-Informatics
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