Research Associate Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Dr. Akiyama is a social psychologist known for her long-running research on the elderly in Japan, having tracked the aging patterns of approximately 6,000 people for 25 year. She has conducted a number of cross-national surveys and is a widely recognized expert on issues of global aging. In 2006, she established the Institute of Gerontology at the University of Tokyo.
- Miller,Joan G.; Akiyama,Hiroko and Kapadia,Shagufa (2017). Cultural Variation in Communal Versus Exchange Norms: Implications for Social Support. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113(1), 81-94.
- Ajrouch,K. J.; Fuller,H. R.; Akiyama,Hiroko and Antonucci,Toni C. (2017). Convoys of Social Relations in Cross-National Context. The Gerontologist.
- Ajrouch,Kristine J.; Akiyama,Hiroko and Antonucci,Toni C. (2017). . 43-63. In Wahl,Hans-Werner; Tesch-Romer,Clemens and Hoff,Andreas (Ed.), New Dynamics in Old Age: Individual, Environmental and Societal Perspectives. Taylor & Francis:New York.
- Antonucci,Toni C.; Birditt,Kira S. and Akiyama,Hiroko (2009). . In Bengtson,Vern; silverstein,M.; Putney,N. and Gans,D. (Ed.), Handbook of Theories of Aging. Springer Publishing Company:New York.
- Fiori,Katherine L.; Antonucci,Toni C. and Akiyama,Hiroko (2008). Profiles of Social Relations among Older Adults: A Cross-Cultural Approach. Ageing and Society, 28(2), 203-231.