- B.A. Kyoto Univ. 1965
- M.A. Kyoto Univ. 1967
Geographical areas of Interest:
Oral literature and material culture of the Fulfulde-speaking people.
- The Moba Fulbe "Bush Language", Iazyk Afrika Fulbe, Moskva, Evroleiskii Dom, pp.257-276
- 2003 A West African Story-telling Village (2003.07.24-11.25)