Dean, Center for International Education

ZURCHER, Stephen A., D.M.

Dean, Asian Studies Program


BAILEY, Scott C M, Associate Professor

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

BALDWIN, Watson M., Associate Professor
(Culinary Arts)

D.HTM, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management ; M.S. The University of North Texas (Hospitality Management); Bachelor of Professional Studies, The Culinary Institute of America (Culinary Arts Management)

BOHAKER, Linda A., 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)

CASTRO-VAZQUEZ, Genaro, Professor

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)

CHANG, Booseung, Professor
(International Relations)

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

COGAN, Mark S., Associate 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)

DAUT, Nur Rafeeda Binti, Associate Professor
(International Relations)

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

(Media Studies)

M.A.Kyoto Seika University (Fine Arts); B.A.The National Autonomous University of Mexico (Hispanic Language and Literatures)

DRUET, Lucile, Associate 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)

EASON, David, Associate Professor

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

FASSBENDER, Isabel, Assistant Professor
(Gender Studies)

Ph.D., Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Humanities) ; M.A., Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Humanities) ; Japanese Language and Culture Program, Osaka University:B.A., University of Zurich (Japanese Studies, Economics and Business Administration)

FEDOROWICZ, Steven C., Associate Professor

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

FLAVIN, Philip, 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)

FUKUDA, Kazuo, Associate Professor
(Constitutional Law, Sustainable Development)

Ph.D., Indiana University (Law and Democracy): M.A., Purdue University (Political Science): B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (Political Science)

FUKUIKE, Akimi, Associate Professor

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

GHOSH DASTIDAR, Debasrita, Assistant Professor

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

GONZALEZ BASURTO Grace L., Associate Professor

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)

HANDA, Kanako

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


M.A. Nanzan University (Linguistic Science); B.A. Sugiyama Jogakuen University (Fine Arts Illustration)

IGUCHI, Haruna, Associate 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)


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

KAWAMITSU, Shinji, Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst (Education); M.A., Marshall University (English); B.A., Kansai Gaidai University (English)


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

KIM, Seung-young, 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)

KIM-LEE, Seonga, Associate 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)

KURASAWA, Ikuko, Assistant Professor

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

LEE, Hyunjung, Professor

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)

LIND, Scott, 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)

MATSUBA, Yuki, Assistant Professor

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

MIYAUCHI, Shunji, Professor

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

MOMOSE, Ayuchi

M.B.A., University of Cumbria Robert Kennedy College: B.S., The State University of New York, Fashion Institute of Technology (Advertising and Marketing Communications)

MOTOHASHI, Miki, Associate Professor

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

MUKAI, Emi, Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Southern California (Linguistics); M.A., Kyushu University (Literature); B.A., Kyushu University (Literature)

MUTO, Teruaki, Assistant Professor

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)

NAGATOMI, Ayumi, Assistant Professor

M.A., The Ohio State University (East Asian Languages and Literature Major); B.A., Osaka City University (Literature)

NAITO, Yuko, Associate Professor

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

NAKAGAWA, Mayumi, Associate Professor

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

OGAWA, Kazuo, Professor
(Japanese/Asian Economics)

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

OH, Ingyu, Professor
(Business, Popular Culture)

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

REYNOLDS, Garr, A Professor

M.A., University of Hawaii (Communication); B.Sc., Oregon State University (Philosophy)

SAIGO, Hideki, Professor

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

SHIKAURA,Yoshiko, Professor

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

SHULTZ, John A., Professor
(Japanese Religion)

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

TAJIMA, Kaori, Assistant Professor

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

TAKAYASHIKI, Masahito, Professor

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)


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

TOKASHIKI, Kyoko, Professor

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


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

TRACY, Mark S., 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)

TSUCHIDA, Megumi, Assistant Professor

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

UNO, Seiko, Associate Professor

M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Japanese); B.A., Doshisha University


B.A., California College of the Arts

ZURCHER, Stephen A., 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.
Information updated on April 2024.