Izumi T.I. Seki
Country Coordinator and Co-investigator
Izumi Seki is a sociologist, specializes in fishing village sociology with Ph.D. from Hokkaido University, Japan. Dr. Seki is currently a professor in the School of Marine Science and Technology at Tokai University, Japan. Her research interests focus on life, culture, and people's activities in fishing communities and researches fishing communities throughout Japan. She has been focusing on the possibility of regional tourism as a new industry in the region, and entrepreneurial activities that have been activated mainly by women in fishing communities.