Academic Profile : Faculty
Asst Prof Kenichi Ito
Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences
Assistant Professor, Asian School of the Environment (Courtesy Appointment)
Dr. Ito investigates the relationship between culture and the mind. On the one hand, members of a given culture acquire culturally-specific knowledge form their environment. On the other hand, they also recreate the environment from which new members of the culture acquire the knowledge. To investigate such two-way street, Dr. Ito investigates the distinct perceptual and cognitive patterns across different cultural groups and how these patterns are reflected in their environments.
- Developing and Validating the Climate Change Adaptation Scale (CCAS)