PEAK Staff Profile

Christopher D. Hammond,
Specially-Appointed Associate Professor – Japan in East Asia

Contact : cdhammond[at]


Prof. Hammond Dr. Chris Hammond received a DPhil in Education from the University of Oxford (UK), an MA in Comparative Education from the University College London (UCL) Institute of Education (UK), and a Master’s in Teaching from the University of Washington (USA). His doctoral thesis focused on ideas of regional cooperation between China, South Korea and Japan across institutions and disciplines in Japanese higher education. He currently teaches the course Education in Asia-Pacific Societies in the Japan in East Asia program.

Research Interests

Chris’s recent research interests include the internationalization of curricula, inclusive education, and sociology of education and technology in the Asia-Pacific context. He has also explored and published on topics including higher education internationalization, regionalism, nationalism, citizenship education, and student activism, with a focus on East Asia and Japan.

Selected Publications

Chris’s Google Scholar profile can be found here.

  1. HAMMOND, C.D. “Regional Higher Education Cooperation in Japan”, Changing Higher Education in East Asia, Xu, X. & Marginson, S. (Eds). Bloomsbury. 2022: 107-127
  2. HAMMOND, C.D. (2022) “Higher Education and Nationalism in the Asia-Pacific”, The Oxford Handbook on Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific Region, Kapur, D., Kong, L., Lo, F., & Malone, D.M. (Eds). Oxford University Press.
  3. FALCH, D. & HAMMOND, C.D. – “Social activism and ‘spaces of autonomy’ in the context of Japan: an analysis of the student movement known as SEALDs”, Globalisation, Societies and Education, May 12, 2020, 18 (4) 435-448.  [refereed]
  4. HAMMOND, C.D.– “Dynamics of higher education research collaboration and regional integration in Northeast Asia: a study of the A3 Foresight Program”, Higher Education, February 7, 2019 , 78 (4): 653-668 [refereed]
  5. HAMMOND, C.D., & KEATING, A., – “Global Citizens or Global Workers? Comparing University Programmes for Global Citizenship Education in Japan and the UK”, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 48 (6): 915-934 Routledge. 2018. [refereed]
  6. HAMMOND, C.D. - “Internationalization, nationalism, and global competitiveness: a comparison of approaches to higher education in China and Japan”, Asia Pacific Education Review, 17(4), Springer Netherlands. October 18, 2016: 555-566. [refereed]