Faculty Members

Professors

Names Research Interests Specialty Courses
HAYANAGI, KazunoriHAYANAGI, Kazunori Sociology of Culture, Narratology, Regional Studies (Switzerland, Nagasaki) Cultural Representations
HAZAMA, ItsuhiroHAZAMA, Itsuhiro Cultural Anthropology, African Area Studies Ecological Humanities
HIROSE, SatoshiHIROSE, Satoshi International Organization, International Security and Disarmament Studies International Organization
KIMURA, NaokiKIMURA, Naoki History of Early Modern Japanese Policy and Diplomacy History of Japanese-Dutch Relations
MOJI, KazuhikoMOJI, Kazuhiko Human Ecology, EcoHealth Research Global Demographics
MORIKAWA, YujiMORIKAWA, Yuji International Politics, International Relations, Peace Studies International Politics
NISHIHARA, ToshiakiNISHIHARA, Toshiaki Linguistic Theory, Syntax, Corpus Linguistics, Applied Linguistics Corpus Linguistics
NOGAMI, TakenoriNOGAMI, Takenori Archaeology History of Cultural Exchange in the Asian Maritime Region
REN, SeikichiREN, Seikichi Chinese Intellectual, Japanese Sinology Chinese Intellectual History
SAITSU, YumikoSAITSU, Yumiko Japanese Folklore, Cultural Anthropology Cultural Resources
TAKIZAWA, KatsuhikoTAKIZAWA, Katsuhiko Religious Studies, Mongolian Studies Religion and Culture
WANG, WeiWANG, Wei Cultural Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, Tourism Anthropology Intercultural Exchange
YANG, XiaoanYANG, Xiaoan Applied Linguistics, Experimental Phonetics Contrastive Linguistics

Associate Professors

Names Research Interests Specialty Courses
AZUMA, FumihikoAZUMA, Fumihiko European Union Law, International (Economic / Human Rights) Law European Union Law
COMPEL, RadomirCOMPEL, Radomir Political Science Comparative Politics
CUTRONE, PinoCUTRONE, Pino Intercultural Pragmatics¸Applied Linguistics/TESOL¸ Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis Cross-Cultural Communication
GUELBEYAZ, AbdurrahmanGUELBEYAZ, Abdurrahman Semiotics, Linguistics, Social Theory, Sociolinguistics, Language Acquisition and Education, Music Sociology Media and Communication Studies
HARADA, SoichiroHARADA, Soichiro Descriptive Linguistics of Japonic Languages especially Kyushu Japanese and Yaeyama Ryukyuan Japanese Linguistics
HOSODA, NaomiHOSODA, Naomi Cultural Anthropology, Southeast Asian Studies,International Labor Migration Anthropological Studies of Migration
IWAMOTO, KeikoIWAMOTO, Keiko History of the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East, Nomad Studies Global Cross-Cultural History
KAWAMURA, ArinoriKAWAMURA, Arinori International Comparative Criminal Law, Asian/African Law, Law and Culture, Society and Development International Human Rights, Gender and Human Rights in International Relations, Peace Studies
KOMATSU, SatoruKOMATSU, Satoru Development Economics, Environmental Economics International Development
MASUDA, KenMASUDA, Ken Social Anthropology Contemporary African Studies
MIHARA, ReikoMIHARA, Reiko Comparative Education, Sociology of Education Intercultural Education
MINAMI, MakotoMINAMI, Makoto Historical Sociology, Global Sociology Transnationality
MORI, MotonaoMORI, Motonao Philosophy, Intellectual History, Cultural Studies Intellectual History
SAIHANJUNASAIHANJUNA Sociology of the Family, Migration Studies Interculturality and Families
SHIRAI, ShojiSHIRAI, Shoji Career Design, Career Education, Students’ Job Selection, Academic-Industrial Collaboration Voluntary Internships
TANIGAWA, Shin-ichiTANIGAWA, Shin-ichi English Linguistics, Linguistics, Grammatical Theory Japanese-English Contrastive Linguistics

Assistant Professors

Names Research Interests Specialty Courses
NURGALIYEVA, LyailyaNURGALIYEVA, Lyailya International Relations, International Politics, Japanese Culture Understanding Japanese Culture and Society
SATO, MihoSATO, Miho Health seeking behavior of people in low and middle income countries; health systems research Global Demographics
TOET, RudyTOET, Rudy Linguistics, Japanese Linguistics, Japanese Grammar Introduction to Japanese Linguistics
YAMASHITA, NoboruYAMASHITA, Noboru Comparative Cultures, Japanese Cultural History, European Cultural History, Dutch and English Language Education Dutch Language Courses (i.e., Dutch I, II and III)

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