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Dr Nahoko Kawata

Associate Professor – Housing Studies, Oita University

Dr Nahoko Kawata is an associate professor of Housing Studies in the Faculty of Education at Oita University in Japan. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Human Science from Kobe University, Japan.

Her research interests are the relationship between housing and family change, gender, social inequality, and poverty. She is currently working on a research project focused on the changing housing affordability and aspirations among younger generations. This work is supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI Grant.

She has served on numerous local government advisory committees and boards dealing with housing policy and public construction. She is also one of the directors of the Japan Housing Council.