Academic Positions

  • Apr 2012–present:
    • Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University, Japan
  • Apr 2009–Mar 2012:
    • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University, Japan
  • Apr 2006–Mar 2009:
    • Assistant Professor, Center for Arts and Sciences, Fukui Prefectural University, Japan
  • Aug 2005–Jan 2006:
    • Senior Research Officer, Dept of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK

Education

  • Jan 2006:
    • PhD in Linguistics, Dept of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK
  • Sept 2002:
    • MA in Syntax (with distinction), Dept of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK
  • March 2001:
    • BA in English Linguistics, Faculty of Letters, Osaka University, Japan
  • Feb 2000--Jan 2001:
    • Exchange Programme, The Australian National University

Awards and Grants

  • 2014–2016:
    • 'Verb Inflectional Morphology and Syntactic Positions: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives' Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Grant No. 26370579)
  • 2011–2013:
    • 'Morphosyntax of Modality and Related Phenomena in Constraint-based Frameworks' Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Grant No. 23720254)
  • 2006–2007:
    • 'Formalisation of Agreement in Natural Language' Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Grant No. 18820019)
  • 2003–2005:
    • Overseas Research Student Awards (University UK, Dept for Education and Skills, British Government)
  • 2003–2005:
    • University of Essex Postgraduate Research Scholarship