Research Staff

Ping Yang
Research Group
Cultural History and Geoscience Research Group
Masters (Economics)
Photograph Explanation
Investigation of Lake Taihu, China (taken in 2005).
I graduated with a masters degree in humanities and social sciences from Kochi University and then enrolled in a doctorate degree course at Tsukuba University. In September 2007 I joined the Lake Biwa Museum.
1. Environmental sociology research into the relationships between nature and humans.
2. Water facilities of lakeshore areas.
3. Utilization of nature and environmental preservation of lakeshores.
Key Words of Research
Lakes, environmental preservation, nature utilization, regionalization
Professional Society Membership
The Japanese Society for Environmental Sociology, the Japanese Association for Rural Studies, the Japan Sociological Society, and the Japan China Sociological Society.