Kyoko Kusakabe

Kyoko Kusakabe

Visiting Professor, PRESAGE, PSIA, Sciences Po
Biographie :
Academic Affiliation
Gender and Development Studies
School of Environment, Resources and Development

Ph.D., Gender and Development Studies, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
M.Sc., Rural and Regional Development Planning, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (Top Award)
B.A. Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

Present Research Involvements

Gender, cross-border migrant workers and citizenship: A case study of the Burmese-Thai border (in collaboration with University of Leeds) (supported by IDRC)(website:

Capacity building for gender, poverty and mobility analysis of road tranportation development in GMS region (supported by ASEAN Foundation) (website:

Southeast Asia Urban Environmental Management Application Project (supported by CIDA) (as gender expert) (webste:

Mobile livelihoods and gendered citizenship: The counter-geographies of indigenous people in India, Laos and China (Supported by Norwegian Research Council)

Research Interests

see details at website

Impact of economic globalization on gender relations especially focusing on women's work

Road infrastructure development and women's mobility and livelihood

Gender issues in aquaculture and fisheries/ women's access to technology,

Informal economy and social security

Border, market and state: ways women in the borderlands negotiate with markets and states.

Gender analysis of organizations and gender mainstreaming

Doctoral Research Supervision

Social relations and women farmers’ participation in learning activities in two farmer field schools in Cambodia

Social security for women homeworkers in Thailand

Women engineers in the construction industry: A comparative study in Bangladesh and Thailand

Gender power relations and couples’ reproductive health knowledge and behavior in Nepal

Ideological construction of femininity in the Thai vernacular press: case study of a Thai women politician

Enseignement :
Gender and Development
Campus du Havre - Autumn
Gender policy analysis
PSIA, master International Public Management - fall semester
Trade, gender and globalization
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