Makiko Kimura Tsuda College, Tokyo, Japan
Makiko Kimura studied at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) for her PhD degree. She was a postdoctoral research fellow (2004–2007) of the Japan Society for Promotion of Science and research associate (2007–2011) at the International Peace Research Institute, Meiji Gakuin University (Tokyo). She is an associate professor at the Tsuda College (Tokyo) and teaches transnational sociology. She engages herself in activism supporting indigenous rights movement. She lives in Japan.