FUKUOKA Yasunori is a Japanese sociologist and Professor Emeritus at Saitama University.
He graduated from the University of Tokyo and, after working as Associate Professor at Chiba Prefectural College of Health, went on to become Professor in the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Saitama University. He also served as President of the Japanese Association of Sociology for Human Liberation. He received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Tsukuba for his thesis titled “The Lives of Young Koreans in Japan”. He retired from Saitama University in 2013 and became Professor Emeritus.