- A curriculum vitae of Fumio Inoue
Born in May 17, 1942 in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.
1966 Graduated from Faculty of Letters, Tokyo University.
1968 Master of Arts, Graduate course of linguistics, Tokyo University.
1971 Got enough units for a condidate to doctor's degree
1971 to 1974 Assistant of Linguistics, Faculty of Letters, Tokyo University
1974 to 1977 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Letters, Hokkaido University
1977 to 1986 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
1986 to 2005 Professor, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
2005 to 2013 Professor, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Meikai University
2012 to present Invited Professor, Department of Language Change and Variation, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Major in Sociolinguistics, Dialectology.
Awarded "Kindaichi Kyosuke Prize" in 1986 for the study of "new dialect".