Faculty Staffs-Alphabetical Order


  • ABE Casio Professor
    Research Fields: Research in film and subculture, Japanese poetry studies
  • ADACHI Daisuke Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Literature, Representation-body-media relationship, Russian language, literature and culture
  • ADACHI Mayumi Professor
    Research Fields: Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology of Music
  • AOSHIMA Yoko Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Central and East European Modern History; History of the Russian Empire
  • ASANUMA Keiko Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Aesthetics/history of art


  • CHO Yenling Specially Appointed Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Museum Studies
  • COKER Caitlin Christine Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Anthropology, Embodiment, Performance Studies, Affect Theory


  • EDA Masaki Professor
    Research Fields: Zooarchaeology, archaeo-ornithology


  • FUJITA Takeshi Professor
    Research Fields: French Linguistics, Romance Linguistics, Generative Grammar


  • GOTO Yasufumi Professor
    Research Fields: Literature in Heian era


  • HASEGAWA Takahiko Professor
    Research Fields: Western history
  • HASHIMOTO Yu Professor
    Research Fields: Medieval Japanese History, East Asian Maritime History
  • HASHIMOTO Yuichi Professor
    Research Fields: Geography, Geographical Information Science (GIS)
  • HATTORI Michitaka Professor
    Research Fields: Russian Economy
  • HAYASHI Takuya Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Human Geography,Tourism Geography,Rural Geography
  • HAYASHIDERA Shoshun Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Buddhism
  • HIGUCHI Mari Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Social exclusion, care labor, family, Quantitative research methods, International comparison
  • HIRAKAWA Zenki Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Environmental sociology, sociology of disaster and reconstruction, risk communication
  • HIRASAWA Kazushi Professor
    Research Fields: Soiology
  • HISAI Atsuyo Associate Professor
    Research Fields: History and Culture of Wildlife, Museology


  • IKEDA Tohru Professor
    Research Fields: Conservation Ecology, Wildlife Management, Socioecology
  • IMAMURA Nobutaka Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Aesthetics, Art Theory, Museum Studies
  • ISHIHARA Mai Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Cultural anthropology, indigenous research
  • IWASHITA Akihiro Professor
    Research Fields: Border Studies in Eurasia, including Russia, China and Central Asia


  • JACOBS Kerrin Artemis Specially Appointed Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Practical Philosophy and Culture Reflexion


  • KANAZAWA Hideyuki Professor
    Research Fields: Ancient Japanese literature
  • KANEKO Sae Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Vision Science
  • KATO Hirofumi Professor
    Research Fields: Indigenous archaeology, Cultural Heritage issues
  • KATO Shigehiro Professor
    Research Fields: General Linguistics, Japanese Linguistics, Linguistic Pragmatics
  • KAWABATA Yasuhiro Professor
    Research Fields: Cognitive psychology, Color science
  • KAWAGUCHI Akihiro Associate Professor
    Research Fields: History of Japan
  • KAWAHARA Jun-ichiro Professor
    Research Fields: Cognitive Psychology (attention, memory, perception of attractiveness, stress)
  • KITAHARA Mokottunas Associate Professor
    Research Fields: 
  • KONDO Hiroyuki Professor
    Research Fields: Chinese philosophy, A history of philosophical theories of <i>Zhou-yi</i>
  • KONDO Tomohiko Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Ethics, Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy
  • KOSUGI Yasushi Professor
    Research Fields: Archaeology, Study of material culture
  • KUNIKITA Dai Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Archaeology, Archaeological Science
  • KURATA Nobuo Professor
    Research Fields: Applied ethics, ethics, history of occidental philosophy
  • KWEON Seok-yeong Professor
    Research Fields: Japanese Intellectual History, Korean History


  • LA FAY Michelle Professor
    Research Fields: Protestant Christianity in Japan, Kanzo Uchimura
  • LEE Yeonju Professor
    Research Fields: Korean Linguistics, Japanese Linguistics


  • MANABE Tomohiro Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Indian Philosophy, History of Indian Philosophy
  • MATSUSHIMA Akio Professor
    Research Fields: The Social History of Modern France religions, The History of Modern France religion policies
  • MINOSHIMA Hideki Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Ainu history, Northeast Asian history, Ancient Japanese history
  • MIYAJIMA Shunichi Professor
    Research Fields: Phenomenology of Religion, Friedrich Heiler, Death and Life Studies, Spirituality, Bioethics
  • MIYASHITA Yayoi Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Shakespearean Drama, Narrative Theory, Medieval English Literature
  • MIYAUCHI Taisuke Professor
    Research Fields: environmental sociology, development sociology, regional sociology
  • MIYAZONO Kengo Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Psychiatry, Aesthetics, Epistemology, Early Modern Philosophy
  • MIZUTAMARI Mayumi Professor
    Research Fields: Gender, History of thought
  • MORIMOTO Taku Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Cognitive psychology
  • MURAMATSU Masataka Professor
    Research Fields: Modern French philosophy
  • MURATA Katsuyuki Professor
    Research Fields: American History, American Culture


  • NAGANAWA Norihiro Professor
    Research Fields: Modern History of Central Eurasia, Muslim policies of the Russian Empire and Soviet Union, Russian/Soviet involvement in the Middle East
  • NAKAJIMA Akira Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Applied Statistics
  • NAKAMURA Miharu Professor
    Research Fields: Modern Japanese Literature, Comparative Literature, Studies of Representational Culture
  • NAKAZAWA Yuichi Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Archaeology, human evolutionary history
  • NG Ka Shing Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Nationalism studies, social movements, sociology of culture and religion, East-Asian studies
  • NOMACHI Motoki Professor
    Research Fields: General linguistics, Slavic linguistics
  • NOMOTO Tosei Associate Professor
    Research Fields: narrative literature
  • NOMURA Masuhiro Professor
    Research Fields: English linguistics, cognitive linguistics, semantics
  • NOMURA Yasushi Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Philosophy


  • OCHIAI Ken-ichi Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Law of Indigenous Peoples, Constitution
  • ODA Hiroshi Professor
    Research Fields: anthropology, peace research, ethnography methodology
  • OGAWA Kenji Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Cognitive Neuroscience (Motor Control, Social Cognition)
  • OGAWA Sawako Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Film history, music drama research
  • OHNUMA Susumu Professor
    Research Fields: Environmental Social Psychology
  • ONISHI Ikuo Professor
    Research Fields: Russian Literature
  • OSHINO Takeshi Professor
    Research Fields: Modern Japanese literature, Cultural Studies


  • SAKURAI Yoshihide Professor
    Research Fields: Sociology of Religion, Thai and Asian Studies
  • SANO Katsuhiko Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Logic
  • SASAKI Kei Professor
    Research Fields: John's Gospel, New Testament, Christianity, Religion
  • SASAKI Toru Professor
    Research Fields: (1) Museum Management (2) Cultural Anthropolog
  • SASAOKA Masatoshi Professor
    Research Fields: Environmental sociology, Political Ecology, Indonesian Area Studies
  • SATO Kentaro Professor
    Research Fields: History of the Muslim West
  • SATO Tomomi Professor
    Research Fields: Linguistics, Ainu, Northern Languages
  • SENAHA Eijun Professor
    Research Fields: English and Gender Studies
  • SENGOKU Manabu Professor
    Research Fields: Comparative politics of Central and East European countries, political economy, welfare politics
  • SHIMIZU Koki Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Sociology of Religion, subjective well-being, value studies
  • SHIMIZU Makoto Specially Appointed Professor
    Research Fields: German and Germanic linguistics and philology
  • SHIRAKIZAWA Asahiko Professor
    Research Fields: Japanese Modern History, Japanese Economic History
  • SUGAI Kenta Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Russian Linguistics, Slavic Linguistics
  • SUNADA Toru Professor
    Research Fields: History of Rome
  • SUZUKI Yukito Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Aesthetics/history of art


  • TABATA Shinichiro Professor
    Research Fields: Russian Economy
  • TAGUCHI Shigeru Professor
    Research Fields: German Philosophy, phenomenology and modern Japanese philosophy
  • TAKAHASHI Koki Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Social Geography, North American Studies
  • TAKAHASHI Nobuyuki Professor
    Research Fields: Social psychology
  • TAKAHASHI Taiki Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Behavioral neuroeconomics
  • TAKAKURA Jun Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Archaeology, Scientific Studies on Cultural Properties
  • TAKASE Katsunori Professor
    Research Fields: Prehistoric archaeology
  • TAKATORI Ren Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Japanese Medieval History,Temple History
  • TAKEDA Masaya Specially Appointed Professor
    Research Fields: Literature of various countries/theories of literature criticism
  • TAKEUCHI Shuichi Professor
    Research Fields: French literature
  • TAKEUCHI Yasuhiro Professor
    Research Fields: American Literature
  • TAKEZAWA Masanori Professor
    Research Fields: social psychology, social decision making, adaptive decision making
  • TAKIMOTO Ayaka Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Comparative Cognitive Science
  • TAMURA Yoko Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Chinese performing arts and literature
  • TANGIKU Itsuji Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Oral literature, linguistics (documentation and description of Ainu language and Nivkh language).
  • TANIMOTO Akihisa Professor
    Research Fields: Japanese early modern(Edo Era) history
  • TATSUZAWA Shirow Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Environmental impact assessment/environmental policy ,Resource maintenance studies ,Ecology/environment
  • TODA Satoshi Professor
    Research Fields: History of ancient Christianity, Literature of the Christian Orient (ancient and medieval), Classical philology
  • TOMITA Yasuyuki Professor
    Research Fields: A study of drama in the Edo period
  • TSURUMI Shuma Assistant Professor
    Research Fields: Developmental cognitive psychology (infants' perception and recognition)
  • TSUTA Kiyoyuki Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Japanese Linguistics, Philology, Historical Linguistics


  • UMEMURA Naoki Associate Professor
    Research Fields: history of society and thought of the Song dinasty
  • UYAMA Tomohiko Professor
    Research Fields: Central Eurasian studies


  • WADA Hiromi Specially Appointed Professor
    Research Fields: Developmental neurobehavioral toxicology
  • WOLFF David Professor
    Research Fields: Russian, Soviet and Emigre / Siberia and the Far East / Cold War / Northeast Asian Region Construction


  • YAKOU Hisashi Professor
    Research Fields: History of Art
  • YAMAGUCHI Mikako Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Anthropology of Animal, Hunter and gatherers culture, North American Indigenous People, Art
  • YAMAMOTO Fumihiko Professor
    Research Fields: German Medieval History, German Early Modern History
  • YAMASAKI Koji Associate Professor
    Research Fields: Ainu material culture,Cultural anthropology,Museum studies
  • YING Xiong Professor
    Research Fields: Image and Representation Studies
  • YOSHIKAI Masato Professor
    Research Fields: China's Southern Borderland, Modern China
  • YUHAZU Kazuyori Professor
    Research Fields: Scholarship and thought in ancient China
  • YUKI Masaki Professor
    Research Fields: Social Psychology, Cultural Psychology, Socio-Ecological Psychology