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Philosophy and Cultural Sciences

Department

Name

Position

Research subject

Philosophy

CHIBA Kei

Professor

Greek Philosophy, especially Aristotle’s Dialectic, Natural Sciences and Metaphysics. Apostle Paul’s Philosophy of Faith.

YAMADA Tomoyuki

Professor

Philosophy of Language, Mind, and Action

SANO Katsuhiko

Associate Professor

 Logic

NOMURA Yasushi

Assistant Professor

Philosophy

Ethics and Applied Ethics

KURATA Nobuo

Professor

Applied ethics, ethics, history of occidental philosophy

KONDO Tomohiko

Associate Professor

Ancient Greek and Roman ethics, History of ancient Greek and Roman thought

TAGUCHI Shigeru

Associate Professor

German Philosophy, phenomenology and modern Japanese philosophy

MURAMATSU Masataka

Associate Professor

Modern French philosophy

Religious Studies and Indian Philosophy

SASAKI Kei

Professor

John’s Gospel, New Testament, Christianity, Religion

HOSODA Noriaki

Professor

Ancient Indian Philosophy

HAYASHIDERA Shoshun

Associate Professor

Buddhism

MIYAJIMA Shunichi

Associate Professor

Phenomenology of Religion, Friedrich Heiler, Death and Life Studies, Spirituality, Bioethics

Theory and History of Arts

KITAMURA Kiyohiko

Professor

Aesthetics/history of art

YAKOU Hisashi

Professor

History of Art

ASANUMA Keiko

Associate Professor

Aesthetics/history of art

SUZUKI Yukito

Associate Professor

Aesthetics/history of art

History and Area Studies

Department

Name

Position

Research subject

Japanese History

SHIRAKIZAWA Asahiko

Professor

Japanese Modern History, Japanese Economic History

OGURA Makiko

Associate Professor

Japanese Ancient History (Nara and Heian Period)

KAWAGUCHI Akihiro

Associate Professor

History of Japan

TANIMOTO Akihisa

Associate Professor

Japanese early modern(Edo Era) history

HASHIMOTO Yu

Associate Professor

Medieval Japanese History, East Asia Maritime History

INOUE Keisuke

Assistant Professor

Asian History

YOSHIKAI Masato

Professor

History of the Warring States Period and Qin and Han dynasties, Historical relations between China and Vietnam, History of Chinese Historiography and Ethnic Nationalism

SATO Kentaro

Associate Professor

History of the Muslim West

Occidental History

SUNADA Toru

Professor

History of Rome

HASEGAWA Takahiko

Professor

Western history

YAMAMOTO Fumihiko

Professor

German Medieval History, German Early Modern History

MATSUSHIMA Akio

Associate Professor

The Social History of Modern France religions, The History of Modern France religion policies

History and Anthropology

OHTA Keiko

Professor

Cultural Study of Islam

ODA Hiroshi

Professor  Cultural Anthropology, Peace Research, Ethnography Methodology

KWON Seok-yeong

Professor

Japanese Intellectual History, Korean History

KUWAYAMA Takami

Professor

Cultural Anthropology

MURATA Katsuyuki

Professor

American History, American Culture

Northern Culture Studies

KOSUGI Yasushi

Professor

Archaeology, Study of material culture

SASAKI Toru

Professor

(1) Museum Management, (2) Cultural Anthropology

TAKASE Katsunori

Associate Professor

Prehistoric archaeology

Slavic Studies

IWASHITA Akihiro

Professor

Border Studies in Eurasia, including Russia, China and Central Asia

UYAMA Tomohiko

Professor

Central Eurasian studies

WOLFF David

Professor

Russian History, Historu of Cold War

SENGOKU Manabu

Professor

Comparative politics and political economy, Welfare politics

TABATA Shinichiro

Professor

Russian Economy

YAMAMURA Rihito

Professor

Economic policy, Agronomy, Other

KOSHINO Go

Associate Professor

Russian and Belarusian Literature

NAGANAWA Norihiro

Associate Professor

Modern History of Central Eurasia, Muslim policies of the Russian Empire and Soviet Union, Russian/Soviet involvement in the Middle East

NOMACHI Motoki

Associate Professor

General linguistics, Slavic linguistics

Linguistics and Literature

Department

Name

Position

Research subject

Linguistics and Western Languages

SHIMIZU Makoto

Professor

German and Germanic linguistics and philology

TAKAHASHI Hidemitsu

Professor

English Linguistics and Cognitive Linguistics: Cognitive Semantics, Cognitive Grammar and Functional Linguistics

NOMURA Masuhiro

Professor

English linguistics, cognitive linguistics, semantics

FUJITA Takeshi

Professor

Methodology of teaching Germany, Communication of different culture

FUJIMOTO Junko

Assistant Professor

Modern and contemporary Russian literature

Western Literature

ONISHI Ikuo

Professor

Russian Literature

SENAHA Eijun

 Professor  English and Gender Studies

TAKEUCHI Yasuhiro

Professor

American Literature

YAMADA Teizo

Professor

German Literature, Cultural Studies

TAKEUCHI Shuichi

Associate Professor

French literature

TODA Satoshi

Associate Professor

History of ancient Christianity, Literature of the Christian Orient (ancient and medieval), Classical philology

Grünewald Matthias

Associate Professor

German as a Foreign Language

MIYASHITA Yayoi

Assistant Professor

Shakespearean Drama, Narrative Theory, Medieval English Literature

Linguistic Sciences

IKEDA Shoju

Professor

Japanese Linguistics, Japanese Historical Linguistics

KATO Shigehiro

Professor

General Linguistics, Japanese Linguistics, Linguistic Pragmatics

SATO Tomomi

Professor

Linguistics, Ainu, Northern Languages

LEE Yeonju

Associate Professor

Korean Linguistics, Japanese Linguistics

Japanology

GOTO Yasufumi

Professor

Literature in Heian era

TOMITA Yasuyuki

Professor

A study of drama in the Edo period

KANAZAWA Hideyuki

Associate Professor

Ancient Japanese literature

NOMOTO Tosei

Associate Professor

 Narrative literature

Sinology

KONDO Hiroyuki

Professor

Chinese philosophy, A history of philosophical theories of Zhou-yi

SATO Rentaro

Professor

Chinese philosophy

TAKEDA Masaya

Professor

Literature of various countries/theories of literature criticism

YUHAZU Kazuyori

Professor

Scholarship and thought in ancient China

Filmology and Cultural Studies of Representation

YING Xiong

Professor

Cinema Studies, Chinese Cinemas, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

OSHINO Takeshi

Professor

Modern Japanese literature, Cultural Studies

NAKAMURA Miharu

Professor

Modern Japanese Literature, Comparative Literature, Studies of Representational Culture

ABE Casio

Associate Professor

Research in film and subculture, Japanese poetry studies

MIZUTAMARI Mayumi

Associate Professor

Gender, History of thought

Human Sciences

Department

Name

Position

Research subject

Psychology

ADACHI Mayumi

Professor

Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology of Music

KAWABATA Yasuhiro

Professor

Cognitive psychology, Color science

TAYAMA Tadayuki

Professor

Psychology of Vision, Psychology of Time, Psychophysics

WADA Hiromi

Professor

Developmental neurobehavioral toxicology

OGAWA Kenji

Associate Professor

Cognitive Neuroscience (Motor Control, Social Cognition)

KAWAHARA Jun-ichiro

Associate Professor

 Cognitive Psychology (attention, memory, perception of attractiveness, stress)

MORIMOTO Taku

Assistant Professor

Cognitive psychology Human, information processing, Cross-modal links between vision and haptics

Behavioral Science

YUKI Masaki

Professor

Social Psychology, Cultural Psychology

OHNUMA Susumu

Associate Professor

Environmental Social Psychology

TAKAHASHI taiki

Associate Professor

Behavioral neuroeconomics

TAKAHASHI Nobuyuki

Associate Professor

Social psychology

TAKIMOTO Ayaka

Associate Professor

 Comparative Cognitive Science

TAKEZAWA Masanori

Associate Professor

Social psychology, Social decision making, Adaptive decision making

NAKAJIMA Akira

Assistant Professor

Applied Statistics

Sociology

SAKURAI Yoshihide

Professor

Sociology of Religion, Thai and Asian Studies

TARUMOTO Hideki

 Professor  Transnational Sociology, Political Sociology

HIRASAWA Kazushi

Professor

Soiology

IMAI Jun

Associate Professor

Comparative Employment Relations, Economy and Organizations, Gender Relations

HOMMERICH Carola

Associate Professor

 Risk Society, Social Capital, Subjective Well-being, International comparison

Regional Sciences

IKEDA Tohru

Professor

Conservation Ecology, Wildlife Management, Socioecology

HASHIMOTO Yuichi

Professor

Geography, Geographical Information Science (GIS)

MIYAUCHI Taisuke

Professor

Environmental Sociology, Development Sociology, Regional Sociology

SASAOKA Masatoshi

Associate Professor

Environmental sociology, Political Ecology, Indonesian Area Studies

NIHEI Takaaki

Associate Professor

Human Geography, Agricultural Geography, Regional Geography

TATSUZAWA Shirow

Assistant Professor

Environmental impact assessment/environmental policy, Resource maintenance studies, Ecology/environment

Center for Applied Ethics and Philosophy

Name

Position

Research subject

MASUBUCHI
Takashi

Associate Professor

Business Ethics, Applied Ethics, Anglo-American Ethics

Center for Northern Humanities

Name

Position

Research subject

NAGAYAMA Yukari

Assistant Professor

Linguistics

International Affairs Unit

Name

Position

Research subject

LA FAY Michelle

Associate Professor

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