ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS

Yoshitaka Tanimoto, LL.M., L.H.D.

President
Dean, Center for International Education

Stephen A. Zurcher, D.M.

Dean of the Asian Studies Program

FACULTY MEMBERS

Suzuna Abo, Associate Professor
(Japanese)

M.A., University of Alabama (Education); B.A., Kobe City University of Foreign Studies (Foreign Studies, English)

Scott C M Bailey, Assistant Professor
(History)

Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa (History); M.A., Murray State University (History); B.A., East Tennessee State University (History)

Linda A. Bohaker, Professor
(Business/Management and Japanese History)

M.A., Washington University (East Asian Studies); MALD from The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University (International Business, International Trade and Commerce, Japanese Business and Society); B.A., Principia College (Business Administration, Political Science)

Genaro Castro-Vazquez, Professor
(Sociology)

Ph.D., Tsukuba University (Sociology of health sciences); M.A., El Colegio de México (Japan area studies); B.A., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Education)

Booseung Chang, Professor
(International Relations)

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University (International Relations); M.A., Johns Hopkins University (International Relations); B.A., Seoul National University (Political Science)

Mark S. Cogan, Assistant Professor
(Peace and Conflict Studies)

M.A., European University Center for Peace Studies (Peace and Conflict Studies); M.A., Norwich University (International Conflict Management); B.S., Southern Oregon University (Political Science and Psychology)

Nur Rafeeda Binti Daut, Assistant Professor
(International Relations)

Ph.D., University of Kent at Brussels (International Relations); M.A., Leiden University (Political Science); B.A., Syracuse University (International Relations)

Lucile Druet, Assistant Professor
(Japanese Art)

Ph.D., Jean Monnet University (Arts, Literature and Languages); M.A., Jean Monnet University (Artist's Books. Art editing); Asian Studies Program, Kansai Gaidai University (2007); M.A., Jean Monnet University (Visual Arts); B.A., Jean Monnet University (Visual Arts)

David Eason, Associate Professor
(History)

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (History) ; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles (History); B.A., California State University, Northridge (History)

Steven C. Fedorowicz, Associate Professor
(Anthropology)

Ph.D., Washington State University (Anthropology); Kansai Gaidai University, 1998; M.A., Washington State University (Anthropology); B.A., Michigan State University (International Studies)

Philip Flavin, Associate Professor
(Japan Studies)

Ph.D., University of California (Music(Ethnomusicology)); M.A., University of California (Music(Ethnomusicology)); B.A., University of the Pacific (International Relations)

Akimi Fukuike, Assistant Professor
(Japanese)

M.A., Ochanomizu University (Humanities and Science); B.A., Kokugakuin University (Department of Japanese Literature)

Debasrita Ghosh Dastidar, Assistant Professor
(Literature)

Ph.D., Tsukuba University (Literature); M.A., Tsukuba University (Japanese); M.A., Jawaharlal Nehu University (Japanese); B.A., Jawaharlal Nehu University (Japanese)

Grace L. Gonzalez Basurto, Assistant Professor
(Economics)

Ph.D., University of Tsukuba (International Political Economy); M.S., Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Asia Pacific Studies); B.A., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (International Relations)

Kanako Handa
(Japanese)

M.A., The University of Sydney (Japanese); B.A., Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg (German as Foreign Language philology, Japanology)

Wolf Hassdorf, Assistant Professor
(International Relations)

Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science (International Relations); M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science (International Political Economy); Diploma, Freie Universität Berlin (Political Science)

Jeffry T. Hester, Professor
(Sociocultural Anthropology)

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (Sociocultural Anthropology); M.A., Hunter College of City University of New York (Anthropology); B.A., Florida State University (English Literature)

Mark C. Hollstein, Associate Professor
(Political Science)

Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa (Political Science); M.S., Columbia University (Journalism); B.A., University of Utah (Political Science)

Ralph Ittonen Hosoki, Assistant Professor
(Sociology)

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine (Sociology); M.A., University of California, Irvine (Social Science); M.A., The University of Tokyo (Advanced Social and International Studies); B.A., Carleton College (Sociology/Anthropology)

Haruna Iguchi, Assistant Professor
(Japanese Harp)

Ph.D., Kansai Gaidai University (Language and Culture); M.Ed., Nara University of Education (Music Education); B.A., Ryukoku University (Japanese and Japanese Literature)

Arif Iqball, Professor
(Management)

M.A., University of Michigan (Asian Studies); M.B.A., University of Michigan; ; M.S., Northwestern University (Manufacturing Engineering); B.S., Clemson University (Mechanical Engineering)

Yuko Kawahara
(Japanese)

M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Japanese); B.A., Kansai Gaidai University (English)

Yoko Kawano
(Japanese)

M.A., University of Iowa (Japanese Pedagogy); B.A., Kansai Gaidai University (English)

Elizabeth R. Kenney, Associate Professor
(Japanese Religion)

M.A., Stanford University (Religious Studies); B.A., Princeton University (Anthropology)

Seung-young Kim, Professor
(International Relations)

Ph.D., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (International Relations); M.I.A., Columbia University (International Affairs); B.A., Seoul National University (French Education)

Seonga Kim-Lee, Assistant Professor
(Japanese Art)

Ph.D., Yonsei University (Design); M.A., Parsons School of Design (History of Decorative Arts and Design); MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology (Woodworking and Furniture Design); BFA, Hongik University (Woodworking and Furniture Design)

Bon-Won Koo, Assistant Professor
(Manga Drawing)

Ph.D., (ABD), Kyoto Seika University (Art); M.A., Kyoto Seika University (Art); B.A., Kyoto Seika University (Comic Art)

Soichi Kozai, Associate Professor
(Linguistics)

Ph.D., University of Hawaii (Linguistics); M.Ed., Columbia University (Applied Linguistics); M.A., New York University (TESOL); B.A., Sapporo University (English Education)

Ikuko Kurasawa, Assistant Professor
(Japanese)

M.A., J. F. Oberlin University (International Studies); B.A., J. F. Oberlin University (International Studies)

Hyunjung Lee, Professor
(Literature)

Ph.D., The University of Texas (Comparative Literature); M.A., New York University (Humanities and Social Thought); B.A., Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (English)

Scott Lind, Associate Professor
(Intercultural Communication)

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (Speech Communication); M.A., Texas Tech University (Communication Studies); B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University (Communication)

Yuki Matsuba, Assistant Professor
(Ceramics)

Completed the applied training course of potteries and porcelains by the Kyoto Municipal Institute of Technology and Culture; B.A., Kinki University (Ceramic Arts)

Tomomi Matsumura
(Japanese)

M.A., Portland State University (World Language: Japanese); B.A., Kansai Gaidai University (English)

Shunji Miyauchi, Professor
(Japanese)

M.A., University of Iowa (Japanese Pedagogy); B.A., Kyoto University (Educational Psychology)

Miki Motohashi, Associate Professor
(Japanese)

Ph.D., Michigan State University (Linguistics); M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Japanese); B.A., Tokyo Woman's Christian University (English)

Teruaki Muto, Assistant Professor
(Japanese)

Ph.D.(ABD), University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign (Linguistics); M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Linguistics); M.A., Nagoya University (International Communication); B.A., Waseda University (English Language and Literature)

Yuko Naito, Associate Professor
(Japanese)

M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Japanese); B.A., Nanzan University (French Literature)

Mayumi Nakagawa, Associate Professor
(Accounting)

M.A., Nagoya Gakuin University (English Linguistics); B.S., California State University, Sacramento (Business Administration/Accountancy)

Kazuo Ogawa, Professor
(Japanese/Asian Economics)

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (Economics) ; M.A., Kobe University (Economics); B.A., Kobe University (Economics)

Ingyu Oh, Professor
(Business, Popular Culture)

Ph.D., University of Oregon (Sociology); M.A., Ohio State University (Political Science); B.A., Roosevelt University (English; Political Science)

Jonson N Porteux, Assistant Professor
(Political Science)

Ph.D., University of Michigan (Political Science); B.A., University of California Berkeley (Economics)

Hideki Saigo, Associate Professor
(Japanese)

Ph.D., University of Durham (Linguistics); M.A., University of Essex (Sociolinguistics and Language Variation); B.A., Ritsumeikan University (Economics)

Yoshiko Shikaura, Professor
(Japanese)

M.A., Michigan State University (Linguistics); M.A., Tsuda College (English Studies); B.A., Tsuda College (English)

John A. Shultz, Assistant Professor
(Japanese Religion)

Ph.D., University of Manchester (Japanese Studies); M.A., University of Hawaii, Manoa (Asian Religion); B.A., Xavier University (Philosophy)

Kaori Tajima, Assistant Professor
(Japanese)

M.A.E., Austin Peay State University (Curriculum and Instruction); B.A., Kansai Gaidai University (English)

Ana Maria Takahashi
(Labor Economics)

Ph.D., University of Utah (Economics); M.A., International University of Japan (International Development); M.A., University of Bucharest (Geography); B.A., Bucharest University of Economic Studies (Economics)

Ichizo Takayama, Professor
(Japanese/Asian Law)

LL.M., Duke University; B.A., Tokyo University (Law)

Masahito Takayashiki, Associate Professor
(Japanese)

Ph.D., The University of Sydney (Japanese Studies), M.A., The University of Sydney (Japanese Studies); B.A., Otaru University of Commerce (Commerce, Business Law)

Mari Tanaka
(Japanese)

M.A., Ohio University (Curriculum & Instruction); B.A., Kobe Shoin Woman's University (English Literature)

Kyoko Tokashiki, Professor
(Japanese)

M.A., The Ohio State University (East Asian Languages and Literatures); B.A., Kansai Gaidai University (English)

Mark S. Tracy, Associate Professor
(Business and Law)

LL.M., Temple University (International Transaction Law); M.B.A., University of Missouri (Business Administration and Management); J.D., University of Missouri (Law); B.A., Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Business)

Megumi Tsuchida, Assistant Professor
(Japanese)

M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa (East Asian Languages and Literatures); B.A., Kansai Gaidai University (English)

Zhaocheng Zeng, Assistant Professor
(Entrepreneurship)

Ph.D., McMaster University (Business Administration); M.E., McMaster University (Entrepreneurship and Innovation); B.E., Sun yat-sen University (Software Engineering)

Stephen A. Zurcher, Professor
(Management and Entrepreneurship)

D.M., Case Western Reserve University (Management); M.B.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa (International Business); B.A., San Francisco State University (Economics)

Faculty members without academic ranks are part-time members.