Kazuyo Hanaikazuyo hanaiAssistant Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives
Kazuyo Hanai is an Assistant Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI) at the University of Tokyo. She graduated from the University of Tsukuba (B.A. in History), and the Graduate School of Education (M.A. in Education). After serving as a teacher at Seijo Gakuen high school, she graduated from the Graduate School of Public Policy (MPP in International Public Policy), and received her Ph.D from the Graduate School for Frontier Sciences of the University of Tokyo (Ph.D. in International Cooperation Studies). Prior to joining PARI, she was a Project Research Associate at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) of the University of Tokyo. She joined PARI in April, 2018. Her research interest is in the relations between the conflict minerals issue in the DR Congo and responsibility of Japanese consumers. Also she works on peace education.