日本語
Sophia University 
Faculty of Liberal Arts 
Department of Liberal Arts 

Associate Professor 
Sugawara Yuka 

 

Work experience
Waseda Insstitute of Advanced Studies  Assistance Professor  2013/04/01-2014/09/20 

Academic degrees
学士(外国研究)  Sophia University  2004/03/31 
M.A.(artium magister)  Harvard University  2008/06/05 
Doctor of Philosopyy  University of Texas at Austin  2013/05/18 

Current state of research and teaching activities
Sociology, Social Demography, Aging, Socio-economic transition from communism in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union 

Research Areas
Sociology 

Research keywords
Sociology 
social demography 
Regional studies in Russia and Eastern Europe 

Research Projects (Competitive Research Funds)
現代ロシアにおける同性愛に関する価値観の背景要因の分析  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up  2018-2019 
日常動作能力に見る健康余命の推計と変化の検証  Others  日本経済研究センター研究奨励金  2017-2018 
都道府県別に見た健康余命の推移と背景要因の分析  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B)  2014-2016 
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Papers
The Impact of Increasing Education Levels on Rising Life Expectancy: A Decomposition Analysis for Italy, Denmark, and the USA  Marc Luy, Marina Zannella, Christian Wegner-Siegmundt, Yuka Minagawa, Wolfgang Lutz, and Graziella Caselli  Genus  2019 
Changing Life Expectancy and Health Expectancy among Russian Adults: Results from the Past 20 Years.  Yuka Minagawa  Population Research and Policy Review  2018 
An Analysis of Factors Related to Disability-Free Life Expectancy at 65 Years of Age Across Japanese Prefectures  Yuka Minagawa and Yasuhito Saito  European Journal of Ageing  2018 
Changes in Disability-Free Life Expectancy (DFLE) at Birth between 2000 and 2010 across Japanese Prefectures  Yuka Minagawa and Yasuhiko Saito  International Journal of Public Health  2016 
An Analysis of the Impact of Cell Phone Use on Depressive Symptoms among Japanese Elders  Yuka Minagawa and Yasuhiko Saito  Gerontology  2014 
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Research presentations
Natural Disasters and Physical Health: Evidence from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami  Population Association of America (PAA)  2019/05 
Determinants of Active Life among Older Adults in Japan: The Role of Weight  European Health Economics Association (EUHEA)  2018/07 
Enduring Effects of Natural Disasters on Older People's Health: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami  International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)  2017/10 
An Analysis of Factors Related to Disability-Free Life Expectancy (DFLE) at 65 across Japanese Prefectures in 2010  European Population Conference (EPC)  2016/09 
Increasing Human Capital Fuels Increasing Life Expectancy and Optimism for the Future  European Population Conference (EPC)  2016/09 
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Prizes
Honjo International Scholarship  2011 
Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship  2009 
Fulbright Scholarship  2006 
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Memberships of academic societies
Population Association of America (PAA) 
American Sociological Association (ASA) 
European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) 
日本人口学会 
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