Faculty

ICU's list of educational staff can now be found on the university's "Researchers Information System."
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(*) Professors with (D) are also in charge of Doctoral Course.

Education and Psychology Program

Area of ConcentrationAreas for Research GuidanceName
Education AOKI, Hiroyuki
Education Comparative Education (Focus on Asia), Development Studies, Political Science, Policy Studies DAWSON, Walter P.
Education
(D)
Educational Technology, e-Learning, Distance Education, Instructional Design JUNG, Insung
Education
(D)
Comparative Education, International Education LANGAGER, Mark W.
Education
(D)
Sociology of Education, Development and Education, Empirical Analysis of ducation Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa NISHIMURA, Mikiko
Education
(D)
Philosophy of Education, Moral Education, Christian Education, History of Western Educational Thought OKAWA, Hiroshi
Education
(D)
Social and Community Psychology, Cross-cultural Psychology, Educational Psychology, Prevention Science, Peace Studies, Research Methods SASAO, Toshiaki
Education Teacher Education, Curriculum Studies, Comparative and International Education SATO, Chizu
Psychology
(D)
Social psychology ISOZAKI, Mikitoshi
Psychology
(D)
Cognitive Psychology, Psychology of Language MORISHIMA, Yasunori
Psychology Basic / Social brain science, Experimental psychology, Childhood science (childhood environment science) (Key Word:Near-Infrared Spectroscopy) NAOI, Nozomi
Psychology
(D)
Psychology NISHIMURA, Kaoru
Language Education
(D)
Second language learning and teaching, classroom research, task-based language teaching, second language speaking proficiency FUJII, Akiko
Language Education
(D)
Kokugo Education, Teaching Japanese as a Second Language, Modern Japanese Literature HANDA, Atsuko
Language Education
(D)
Theoretical Linguistics, Phonology, Phonetics, Typology, Language Documentation LEE, Seunghun
Language Education Linguistics (Semantics, Pragmatics, Tense and Aspect, Text Analysis, Contrastive Studies) MIZUTA, Yoko
Language Education
(D)
History of the English Language, Historical and Comparative Linguistics, English Grammar, English Prosody and Metrics MORIYA, Yasuyo
Language Education
(D)
Child Language Acquisition from Sociolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Perspectives, Bi- and Trilingualism, Bilingual Education and Second Language Learning, Sign Linguistics and Deaf Education QUAY, Suzanne
Language Education
(D)
Japanese Grammar from Japanese Language Education Perspectives, Contrastive Studies between Japanese, Korean, and Chinese, Japanese Language Acquisition by Second Language Learners, Teaching Japanese as a Second Language, Morpho-syntax of Verbal Noun Constructions in Japanese and Korean SATO, Yutaka
Language Education Theoretical Linguistics, Generative Grammar, Syntax, Linguistic Typology YOSHIDA, Tomoyuki

Public Policy and Social Research Program

Area of ConcentrationAreas for Research GuidanceName
Politics and International Studies/Peace Studies
(D)
International Law, International Relations ARAKAKI, Osamu
Peace Studies/Politics and International Studies
(D)
History of Western Political Thought, Political Theory, Political Ethics, History of Christian Political Thought, Peace Studies CHIBA, Shin
Politics and International Studies
(D)
American Politics, Comparative Politics, Public Opinion, Race and Ethnicity COLLET, Christian
Politics and International Studies
(D)
Political Theory, History of Western Political Thought KIBE, Takashi
Politics and International Studies Constitutional Law, Human Rights Law, Domestic Implementation of International Norms MATSUDA, Hiromichi
Politics and International Studies
(D)
International Relations, Global Studies MORI, Katsuhiko
Politics and International Studies
(D)
International Relations in Northeast Asia, Japan-China Relations, Migration related studies NAGY, Stephen R.
Politics and International Studies
(D)
Public Administration/Policy, Local Governance NISHIO, Takashi
Politics and International Studies
(D)
International Political Economy, Political Institutions, Economic Reforms, Global Governance, Children's Rights OMORI, Sawa
Politics and International Studies/Peace Studies SALTON, Herman
Politics and International Studies/Peace Studies
(D)
International Relations, International Development, Peace-building, Peace Studies SHANI, Giorgiandrea
Politics and International Studies
(D)
International Politics; International Relations of the Asia-Pacific; International Relations and Global Order; Foreign Policy Analysis; Politics and International Relations in Korea SUH, Jae-Jung
Politics and International Studies/Peace Studies
(D)
Gender and International Relations, Gender and Development TAKAMATSU, Kana
Politics and International Studies
(D)
Administrative Law, Public Law, Comparative Administrative Law, Telecommunication Law TERADA, Mayu
Politics and International Studies/Peace Studies
(D)
Peace and Security Studies, Japanese Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics VOSSE, Wilhelm M.
Politics and International Studies Diplomacy and International Relations

YOSHIKAWA, Motohide

Social and Cultural Analysis
(D)
Social Movements, Japanese society, Minority-Majority relations BONDY, Christopher
Social and Cultural Analysis Cultural Anthropology, Anthropology of Religion, Globalization and migration, cosmopolitanism, Christianity in Asia; South Asia; Latin America. BROWN, Bernardo Enrique
Social and Cultural Analysis
(D)
Political sociology with a focus on nationalism/patriotism and political attitudes ISHIO, Yoshito
Social and Cultural Analysis
(D)
Cultural anthropology, Gender, Japan Studies KATO, Etsuko
Social and Cultural Analysis Men in Families, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Men's Movements, Asian American Studies, Korean Studies KIM, Allen
Social and Cultural Analysis
(D)
Cultural Anthropology with a focus on Inequality, Violence, Medical Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, and Vietnamese Studies MALARNEY, Shaun K.
Social and Cultural Analysis
(D)
Cultural Anthropology with interests in Demography, Aging, Low Fertility, Reproductive & Sexual Health, and Thai Studies MORIKI, Yoshie
Social and Cultural Analysis
(D)
Social studies of science, international development, and agriculture and food YAMAGUCHI, Tomiko
Media and Language Cultural Studies, Sociology of body culture ARIMOTO, Takeshi
Media and Language
(D)
Translation Studies; comparative literature CURRAN, Beverley F.M.
Media and Language
(D)
Sociolinguistics HIBIYA, Junko
Media and Language
(D)
Communication JUNG, Joo-Young J.
Media and Language
(D)
Sociolinguistics MAHER, John C.
Media and Language
(D)
Media Studies, Cultural Studies TANAKA, Yasuhiro
Media and Language Media studies taking an interdisciplinary and ethnographic approach to audience consumption, media globalization and media's shaping of society TSE, Yu-Kei
Public Economics
(D)
Econometrics, Economics Growth, Financial Econometrics, International Economics, Productivity Analysis and Firm Economics, East Asian Economic Development (Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan) HWANG, Insang
Public Economics
(D)
Business INABA, Yushi
Public Economics Economic theory, Economic doctrine/ Economic thought, Fundamental law IWAI, Katsuhiko
Public Economics
(D)
Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics KAIZOJI, Taisei
Public Economics
(D)
Marketing, Martketing Science, Industrial Organization ( an important part of microeconomics), organizational behavior (both micro and macro), statistical science, probability theory, etc. KANAZAWA, Yuichiro
Public Economics
(D)
Finance, Financial engineering KANEKO, Takuya
Public Economics
(D)
Development Economics KONDO, Masanori
Public Economics
(D)
Accounting, Environmental impact assessment, Management, Commerce, Money/ Finance MIYAZAKI, Nobuyuki
Public Economics
(D)
Macroeconomics, International Trade, International Finance, Money and Banking MONTGOMERY, Heather A.
Public Economics
(D)
Microeconomics, Industrial Organization OGAWA, Akira
Public Economics Macroeconomics, Economic Policy, Japanese Economy, Labor Economics SAITO, Jun

Comparative Culture Program

Area of ConcentrationAreas for Research GuidanceName
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
History of Modern Philosophy (Rousseau, Kant, and German Idealism) ALBERG, Jeremiah L.
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies French Literature, Comparative Literature, Literature and Philosophy, Film Studies, Women and Gender Studies AMMOUR-MAYEUR, Olivier Henri Ali
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
History of modern Japan ESKILDSEN, Robert
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Chinese Religion (especially Daoism) ESKILDSEN, Stephen Edward
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Ethnomusicology (theory), The Music of Japan (especially music of Okinawa), Popular Music, World Music GILLAN, Matthew A.
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Contemporary British Literature, Women's Writing IKOMA, Natsumi
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Aesthetics and studies on art (Key Word:Storia del costume italiano,Simbolismo cromatico) ITO, Aki
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
French literature, Literature in general IWAKIRI, Shoichiro
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Social Ethics KAWAMOTO, Takashi
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
History of Asia and Africa KIKUCHI, Hideaki
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Philosophy/Ethics, History of thought, Japanese history KOJIMA, Yasunori
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Japanese Literature KRISTEVA, Tzvetana I.
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Area studies, Philosophy/Ethics, Religious studies, History of thought MORIMOTO, Anri
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
History of Europe NASU, Kei
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Japanese history OLAH, Csaba
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Literature in general, History of Europe and America ONISHI, Naoki
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Biblical Studies, Environmental Ethics, Socio-economic History of Ancient Israel RO, Johannes Unsok
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Greco-Roman Classical Literature, Greco-Roman Ancient Philosophy SANO, Yoshinori
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
European literature SIMONS, Christopher E.J.
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
European History TAKAZAWA, Norie
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Archaeology WILSON, Richard L.
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Philosophy/Ethics YAJIMA, Naoki
Japanese Culture Studies/Transcultural Studies
(D)
Japanese Literature YANAI, Kenji

Natural Sciences Program

Area of ConcentrationAreas for Research GuidanceName
Mathematics and Information Science Algebraic Geometry SHIMIZU, Yuji
Mathematics and Information Science Algebra SUZUKI, Hiroshi
Mathematics and Information Science
(D)
Analysis YAMAZAKI, Mitsuru
Mathematics and Information Science ISHIBASHI, Keisuke
Mathematics and Information Science Multimedia database, Intelligent informatics KUTICSNE MATZ, Andrea
Mathematics and Information Science Soft computing PICHL, Lukas
Mathematics and Information Science Human interface and interaction, Entertainment and game informatics OHTA, Keiji
Mathematics and Information Science Spatial Digital Data Analysis, Media Information Processing OSAKI, Keiji
Material Science
(D)
Surface science of catalysts, Physical Chemistry CHUN, Wang Jae
Material Science
(D)
Condensed matter theory HIRASHIMA, Dai
Material Science Inorganic Chemistry KOE, Julian R.
Material Science
(D)
Quantum beam science, Analytical chemistry KUBO, Kenya
Material Science
  1. Controlling motions of molecules and macroscopic objects by laser
  2. Rate-equation analysis of the bulk photovoltaic effect and the photorefractive effect under pulsed excitations
  3. Space-charge effect in a Time-of-Flight spectrometer
  4. Analysis of cultural assets by fluorescence spectroscopy
OKAMURA, Hideki
Material Science
(D)
Electronic materials/ Electric materials OKANO, Ken
Material Science Organic chemistry, Functional solid state chemistry, Device related chemistry KOBAYASHI, Junji
Material Science Environmental dynamic analysis MINEJIMA, Chika
Material Science, Life Science Environmental Soil Science, Soil Fertility, International Agronomy, Agroecology or Conservation Agriculture, Environmental Conservation FUJINUMA, Ryosuke
Life Science
(D)
Animal physiology/Animal behavior, Aquatic life science KOBAYASHI, Makito
Life Science Quantitative genetics, Developmental biology KOSE, Hiroyuki
Life Science
(D)
Molecular biology, Plant molecular biology/Plant physiology, Environmental agriculture(including landscape science) MIZOGUCHI, Tsuyoshi
Life Science
(D)
Risk sciences of radiation and chemicals, Genetics/Chromosome dynamics, Science education, Molecular biology NUNOSHIBA, Tatsuo
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