School of Global Japanese Studies

School of Global Japanese Studies

Faculty

Online Researcher Database

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ALLEN, Kathleen O ALLEN, Kathleen O
Title Professor
Research Themes Manga literacy and discourse analysis; language acquisition in history

C

CHO Kyo CHO Kyo
Title Professor
Research Themes Comparative literature; cultural studies; history of cultural exchange

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DAN Keisuke DAN Keisuke
Title Professor
Research Themes Representation of African slaves and their decendents in Cuba and Brazil; Latin American literature; William S. Burroughs

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ERA, Kathleen A. R. ERA, Kathleen A. R.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Individual differences among language learners; pragmatics; curriculum development; role of culture in the study of language

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FILER, Jamiel C. FILER, Jamiel C.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Global education; English education; international communication; media studies
FRIEDMAN, Gregory L. FRIEDMAN, Gregory L.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Use of role-play drama to learn English; fluency in speech; learning vocabulary by using the Internet and English-English dictionaries
FUJIMOTO Yukari FUJIMOTO Yukari
Title Professor
Research Themes Girlsf manga, particularly transboundary issues and change in gender, values and representation

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HAGIWARA Ken HAGIWARA Ken
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Contemporary performing arts (mainly Japanese and German)
HAMILTON, Robert F. HAMILTON, Robert F.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Cross-cultural influences in popular culture, particularly how Japanese cultural products are consumed in the west, and vice-versa
HASEGAWA Fumio HASEGAWA Fumio
Title Professor
Research Themes Impact of the development of ICT(Information and Communication Technology) on industry, society, and culture
HIMENO Tomoko HIMENO Tomoko
Title Professor
Research Themes Grammatical and pragmatic descriptions of contemporary Japanese language and application to Japanese language education
HIROMORI Tomohito HIROMORI Tomohito
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes The psychology of acquiring a second language. Theoretical and empirical research on the themes of what kinds of learning methods are effective for studying a second language (English) and how the motivational levels of students can be raised.

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KANISE Seiichi KANISE Seiichi
Title Professor
Research Themes Impact of the media on our daily lives and ways of thinking
KARLIN, Omar C KARLIN, Omar C
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes I am researching how students with different personalities improve their oral fluency, especially while studying abroad
KASHIMA Shigeru KASHIMA Shigeru
Title Professor
Research Themes Modernization and the relationship between 19th century France and Japan.
KIM Jemma KIM Jemma
Title Assistant Professor
Research Themes Asia-Pacific Political Economy
KOBAYASHI Akira KOBAYASHI Akira
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Effects of studying abroad and adaptation to different cultures
KOMORI Kazuko KOMORI Kazuko
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Study on the acquisition of vocabulary for learners of Japanese as a second language, structure of the mental lexicon, and cognitive processing of words
KOYAMA Tomio KOYAMA Tomio
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes The art market and globalization

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LIEB, Margaret M. LIEB, Margaret M.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Intercultural communication; the affective domain; multiple intelligences; English for academic purposes

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MCCOY, Patrick D. MCCOY, Patrick D.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Effects of culture on English language acquisition; project-based learning; learner motivation
MCLOUGHLIN, David A. MCLOUGHLIN, David A.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Causal attributions learners make when they succeed or fail in their language learning; effects of these attributions on learner's expectancies for future performance
MINOBE Hitoshi MINOBE Hitoshi
Title Professor
Research Themes The absolute in the philosophy of Kitaro Nishida and German idealism
MIYAMOTO Hirohito MIYAMOTO Hirohito
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Storybook comics for children in the Showa period before and during the war.
MIZOBE Yasuo MIZOBE Yasuo
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Historical study of African modernization through the analysis of the local press
MORIKAWA Kaichiro MORIKAWA Kaichiro
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Manga, anime, games, and related popular culture; design and urbanism

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NAGAO Susumu NAGAO Susumu
Title Professor
Research Themes Characteristics of Budo (Japanese martial arts) and issues associated with internationalization
NAKANO Kaori NAKANO Kaori
Title Professor
Research Themes Relation between fashion and society, dandyism
NOMURA Kiyoshi NOMURA Kiyoshi
Title Professor
Research Themes Communication motivates other people to act. Communication stimulates demand and make people feel happiness. My life's work is to explain these structures.
NUMATA Yuko NUMATA Yuko
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes American financial services for individuals, the sales channels of financial institutions, client segmentation.

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O'DWYER, Shaun R. O'DWYER, Shaun R.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Philosophy of English language education; classical pragmatism; metaphysics; philosophy of the past; comparative philosophy
OGASAWARA Yasushi OGASAWARA Yasushi
Title Professor
Research Themes Approaches to globalization by Japanese organizations and individuals
OH Jewheon OH Jewheon
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Generalization, systematization, and international comparison of Japanese manufacturing system
OSUKA Naoko OSUKA Naoko
Title Professor
Research Themes English education, language learning strategies, inter-language pragmatics, and comparison of language and culture in English-speaking countries and Japan
OZEKI Naoko OZEKI Naoko
Title Professor
Research Themes Theory of second language acquisition; exploring how people learn a foreign language

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ROSSZELL, Hugh R. ROSSZELL, Hugh R.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Reading and second language vocabulary acquisition

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SATO Iku SATO Iku
Title Assistant Professor
Research Themes Tourism and trans-border cooperation
Tourism industry in Japan
SEGAWA Yuji SEGAWA Yuji
Title Professor
Research Themes History of film; film analysis; German popular culture
SHIRATO Shinichi SHIRATO Shinichi
Title Professor
Research Themes Historical review of distribution organization in modern Japan
SMITH, Brian E. SMITH, Brian E.
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Teaching English as a second language; student motivation
SUZUKI Kenji SUZUKI Kenji
Title Professor
Research Themes International comparison of welfare and corporate systems; public policy and organizational decision-making

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VASSILIOUK, Svetlana VASSILIOUK, Svetlana
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Energy politics in Northeast Asia with the focus on Japanese-Soviet/Russian relations

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WARD, Ryan M. WARD, Ryan M.
Title Assistant Professor
Research Themes Modern Japanese religious history and view of life and death
WATARI Koichi WATARI Koichi
Title Professor
Research Themes Faith and culture of Japanese people; Japanese people as viewed by other nations

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YAMAWAKI Keizo YAMAWAKI Keizo
Title Professor
Research Themes Japanese immigration policy; multicultural community building
YANAGISAWA Emi YANAGISAWA Emi
Title Assistant Professor
Research Themes Phonetic analysis of speech of Japanese learners and establishment of an effective coaching method for pronunciation
YOKOTA Masahiro YOKOTA Masahiro
Title Professor
Research Themes Intercultural/ transcultural education; international student advising; theory of international student policies; implementation of industry-government-academia-citizen-based community development programs
YOSHIDA Etsushi YOSHIDA Etsushi
Title Professor
Research Themes Thought and literary works in early modern and modern Japan