Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University
Hiroki HAYASHI has been serving as a professor at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University, since 1997, after serving as an assistant professor from 1985 and as an associate professor from 1988 after the completion of doctoral courses at the graduate school. From 2004 to 2007, he was a program director of a program to enhance unique university educations called “Coursework to Establish a Key Station for Human Environment and to Renovate Regional Community,” which is funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan. He also serves as a member of the steering committee and as a part-time professor of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Master of Medical Administration (MMA) Course. He specializes in community and policy studies and is carrying out research on improving social environments and enhancing heath in regional communities.