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Education - dr. C (Chizu) Sato

Chizu Sato teaches gender and diversity related topics in domains of consumption, health, economy and ecology at BSc, MSc and PhD levels.

The followings are just several possible thesis topics for BBC, BGM and MSc students:

  • gender and diversity in consumer culture and/or health;
  • consumption as development (e.g., ethical consumption, fair trade, cause marketing);
  • sustainable consumption, degrowth
  • diverse and community “food” or “health” economies (e.g., how food is shared or informal care is organized by a community/community-based organization);
  • transnational care;
  • market-based approach to health in the global South (e.g., social enterprise model of elderly care); and
  • the use of art-based methods to 1) investigate and 2) enable sustainable, healthy lifestyle and/or transform inequality.


RSO-58806 Beyond Sustainability: Theorizing Post- & Anti-Capitalist Food Futures
GEO-58306 Gender and Diversity in Transnational Worlds
GEO-58806 Gender and Diversity in the Life Sciences Domains
GEO-70224 MSc Internship Cultural Geography
GEO-79224 MSc Research Practice Cultural Geography
GEO-56806 Advanced Qualitative Research Design and Data Collection Methods
GEO-30306 Concepts & Approaches to Tourism Society and Environment
GEO-31806 Tourism & Sustainable Development
GEO-80424 MSc Thesis Cultural Geography
GEO-59306 Responsibilities for Equality and Sustainability