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ATAKA Noriko

ATAKA Noriko
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Research Themes The Influence of Differences in Tasks on the Performance and Evaluation
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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 Exchange of people, goods and information between Latin America and Africa; Afro-Brazilian Culture and Experience; History of Latin American Literature; William Burroughs and the Beat
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DAVIES, Brett

DAVIES, Brett
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes My research interests include intercultural communication, course and materials design, learner autonomy and peer learning, the use of authentic materials in the classroom, and film theory.
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ELLIS, Sara K.

ELLIS, Sara K.
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Research Themes My main research interests are the intersection between academic and creative writing, genre as code switching, and storytelling as a way to improve writing skills and overall language acquisition.
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FUJIMOTO Yukari

FUJIMOTO Yukari
Title Professor
Research Themes Girls manga, particularly transboundary issues and change in gender, values and representation
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GARSIDE, Paul

GARSIDE, Paul
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Field TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Research Themes Development of fluency, interactional competence, and second language acquisition.

GROFF, David

GROFF, David
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Presentation of traditional Japanese culture in English, Japanese martial arts culture and history, and connections between meditative practice and language learning.
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HAGIWARA Ken

HAGIWARA Ken
Title Professor
Research Themes Contemporary performing arts (mainly Japanese and German)
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HIROMORI Tomohito

HIROMORI Tomohito
Title Professor
Research Themes My research interests cover various aspects of individual learner differences (e.g., language learner motivation and learning strategies) and second language acquisition.
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KIM Jemma

KIM Jemma
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Asia-Pacific Political Economy
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KISHI Makiko

KISHI Makiko
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes My research interests include the design of the design of technology-enhanced learning environments, as well as clarifying how learning takes place using specific practices and under specific institutional conditions.
Keywords are "Educational Technology", "Learning Science", "Community Development", "Participatory Development", "International Cooperation in Education", "Performance Psychology"
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KOBAYASHI Akira

KOBAYASHI Akira
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Effects of studying abroad and adaptation to different cultures
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KOMORI Kazuko

KOMORI Kazuko
Title 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
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KOTANI Eisuke

KOTANI Eisuke
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Japanese modern literature, literary theory, literary criticism, Japanese modern culture.
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KUM Soni

KUM Soni
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Research Themes Migrations and their Representation in Contemporary Arts
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LETO, Mario A.

LETO, Mario A.
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Research Themes Ecolinguistics, ecocriticism and ecofeminism; narratology, appraisal patterns, identity and ideology
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MAJIMA Ayu

MAJIMA Ayu
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Research Themes Socio-cultural History of Modern Japan, Comparative Cultural Studies, The Structures of Mindset, Culture and Society in Modern Japan
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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
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MINOBE Hitoshi

MINOBE Hitoshi
Title Professor
Research Themes The absolute in the philosophy of Kitaro Nishida and German idealism
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MIYAMOTO Hirohito

MIYAMOTO Hirohito
Title Professor
Research Themes Storybook comics for children in the Showa period before and during the war.
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MIZOBE Yasuo

MIZOBE Yasuo
Title Professor
Research Themes Historical study of African modernization through the analysis of the local press
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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
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NUMATA Yuko

NUMATA Yuko
Title Professor
Research Themes American financial services for individuals, the sales channels of financial institutions, client segmentation.
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OGASAWARA Yasushi

OGASAWARA Yasushi
Title Professor
Research Themes Approaches to globalization by Japanese organizations and individuals
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OH Jewheon

OH Jewheon
Title Professor
Research Themes Generalization, systematization, and international comparison of Japanese manufacturing system
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OHASHI, Louise

OHASHI, Louise
Title Professor
Research Themes My main area of research is foreign language acquisition, with a focus on autonomous learning, motivation, and the role of digital technology. In addition to this, I am interested in writing improvement strategies and World Englishes.
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ONO Makoto

ONO Makoto
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Research Themes My research is to develop and test theoretical models that explain the impacts of various types of marketing information on consumers' evaluation of products.

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
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OYA Masanori

OYA Masanori
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Contrastive analyses of the syntactic structures of Japanese and English in the framework of Dependency Grammar
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OZEKI Naoko

OZEKI Naoko
Title Professor
Research Themes Theory of second language acquisition; exploring how people learn a foreign language
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QUEK, Mary

QUEK, Mary
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Business history of hotel companies, Hospitality management. Tourism development.
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RUGEN, Brian D.

RUGEN, Brian D.
Title Professor
Research Themes Discourse and identity; English language teacher education; curriculum development in TESOL; creative writing (creative nonfiction).
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SAKAI Makoto

SAKAI Makoto
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes A research for media literacy on the Web which has been personalised and censored by platform companies
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SATO Gunei

SATO Gunei
Title Professor
Research Themes Intercultural Migration and Education, Diversity and Education
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SATO Iku

SATO Iku
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Research Themes Destination management
Tourism industry in Japan
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SEGAWA Yuji

SEGAWA Yuji
Title Professor
Research Themes History of film; film analysis; German popular culture
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SHIRATO Shinichi

SHIRATO Shinichi
Title Professor
Research Themes Historical review of distribution organization in modern Japan
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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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TANAKA Ema

TANAKA Ema
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Research Themes ICT policies, content industries, media literacy
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TANAKA Makiro

TANAKA Makiro
Title Professor
Research Themes History of Japanese language
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UDO Satoshi

UDO Satoshi
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Humanisme in the Mediterranean Muslim World, Mediterranean Literature, Taiwanese Language
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VASSILIOUK, Svetlana

VASSILIOUK, Svetlana
Title Professor
Research Themes Russia and Japan in the post-American world; Russia-Japan energy cooperation; International Relations in the Indo-Pacific Region with the focus on Japan's foreign policy.
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WARD, Ryan M.

WARD, Ryan M.
Title Senior Assistant Professor
Research Themes Modern Japanese religious history and view of life and death
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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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WEINBERG, Joel

WEINBERG, Joel
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Second language acquisition, Research interests include promoting fluency, motivation, comprehension, and confidence in L2 reading assignments via the integration technology into the learning process.
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YAMAWAKI Keizo

YAMAWAKI Keizo
Title Professor
Research Themes Japanese immigration policy; intercultural community building
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YANAGISAWA Emi

YANAGISAWA Emi
Title Associate Professor
Research Themes Phonetic analysis of speech of Japanese learners and establishment of an effective coaching method for pronunciation
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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
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