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Associate Professor
Systematic Entomology
Graduate School of Agriculture
Hokkaido University
Sapporo 060-8589

Date of Birth: May 2, 1971.
Sex: Male.
Nationality: Japan.
Language: Japanese (fluent), English (functional).
Marital Status: Married, with one daughter.

Educational Details:
1996. 4-1999. 3
Ph.D. (Biology) Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University.
Thesis: Morphology, Phylogeny, and Higher Classification of the Suborder Psocomorpha (Insecta: Psocoptera).
Supervisor: Prof. Toyohei Saigusa; advisors: Prof. Hiroshi Shima, Assoc. Prof. Osamu Yata, Prof. Jun-ichi Yukawa, and Assoc. Prof. Kazuo Ogata.
1994. 4-1996. 3
M.A.(Environmental Science) Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University.
Thesis: A Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Genus Trichadenotecnumfrom Japan (Psocoptera: Psocidae: Ptyctini).
Supervisor: Prof. Toyohei Saigusa; advisors: Prof. Hiroshi Shima and Assoc. Prof. Osamu Yata.
1990. 4-1994. 3
B.Sc. (Entomology) Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University.
Thesis: Taxonomic Study on the Family Pseudocaeciliidae (Psocoptera: Psocomorpha) of Japan.
Supervisor: Prof. Katsura Morimoto.
Academic Awards:
1999. 4- 2000.8
Research Fellow of Japan Society for Promotion of Science (Postdoctoral Fellow).
1996. 4-1999. 3
Research Fellow of Japan Society for Promotion of Science (Doctoral Fellow).
Teaching Experience:
2009.9- present
Associate Professor of Systematic Entomology, Hokkaido University
Adjunct Lecturer, Yamagata University
Visiting Associate Professor, Kyoto University
Adjunct Lecturer, Kyoto University
2000.8- 2009.8
Assistant Professor of Systematic Entomology, Hokkaido University
1995 (6 months)
Teaching Assistant - Colleage of General Education, Kyushu University.
Field Experiences:
Many field trips spanning most areas of the Japanese Islands.
USA (Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois: 2 months), Malaysia (7 weeks), Korea (2 week), Mexico (4 weeks), Nepal (2 weeks), Taiwan (2 weeks), Brazil (2 weeks), Australia (1 week). All for collection of Psocoptera, Neuroptera, and paraneopteran insects.
Membership and Participation in Scientific Organizations:
Systematic Entomology (Royal Entomological Society, London)
Editorial Board (2004-present)
Organisms Diversity and Evolution (Gesellschaft fur Biologische Systematik)
Editorial Board for Insecta (2010-present)
Subject Editor for Psocodea (2011-present)
Insect Systematics & Evolution
Editorial Board (2018-present)
Insect Systematics and Diversity (Entomological Society of America)
Subject Editor for Paraneoptera (2020-present)
Entomological Society of Japan
Chief Editor of Entomological Science (2014-2015)
Division Editor of Entomological Science (Systematics and Morphology) (2016-2017)
Associate Editor of Entomological Science (2000-2001)
Editorial Board of Entomological Science (2002-2003, 2006-2013)
Editor of the Check List of Japanese Insects (Psocodea) (2001-present)
International Network of Psocidologists
Editor of Psocid News (2001-present)
Entomological Society of Japan
Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan
Society of Systematic Biologists
Willi Hennig Society.
Referee for:

Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae
Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica
Arthropod Structure and Development
Applied Entomology and Zoology
BMC Ecology & Evolution
BMC Evolutionary Biology
BMC Genomics
BMC Zoology
Boletin del Museo de Entomologia de la Universidad del Valle
Bonner zoologische Beitrage
Cretaceous Research
Current Biology
Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift
Entomologica Fennica
Entomological News
Entomological Science
European Journal of Entomology
European Journal of Taxonomy
Folia Entomologica Mexicana
Insect Systematics & Evolution
Insecta Matsumurana
Invertebrate Systematics
Invertebrate Taxonomy
International Journal of Parasitology
Italian Journal of Zoology
Japanese Journal of Ornithology
Japanese Journal of Systematic Entomology
Journal of Insect Biodiversity
Journal of Morphology
Journal of Systematic Palaeontology
Mitochondrial DNA: Resources
Molecular Biology and Evolution
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Newsletter of the Alaska Entomological Society
Oriental Insects
Palaeontologische Zeitschrift
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Proceedings of the Royal Society B
Revista Brasileira de Entomologia
Scientific Reports
Systematic Biology
Systematic Entomology
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
Zoological Letters
Zoological Science

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