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Faculty of Arts and Sciences

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences consists of seven departments and offers mainly University-wide general education courses. The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and the Department of Japanese Culture provide Arts subjects; the Department of Natural Sciences, science subjects; the Department of English provides English language courses; the Department of Foreign Languages provides courses in other foreign languages; the Department of Sport and Health Studies provides courses in Sports and Health; and the Department of Teacher Education provides courses in teacher education. These subjects enable students to develop outside their normal disciplines.

Academic Staff

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Academic Staff

Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
KAWATANI Atsushi Ph.D. (Literature) Philosophy
OGAWA Toshiyuki M.A. in Lit. Religious Anthropology
SUEKI Yasuhiko M.A. in Lit. Chinese Philosophy
YANO Hidetake Ph.D. (Literature) Religious Studies
Associate Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
BESSHO Yusuke Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology
TAKIZAWA Masayuki Ph.D. (Literature)

Philosophy

Lecturer
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
NAGAOKA Takashi Ph.D. (Literature) History of Religions

Department of Natural Sciences Academic Staff

Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
MOCHIMARU Mari Ph.D. (Science) Biochemistry
OZAWA Makoto Ph.D. (Science) Mathematics
SAKANOI Kazuyo Ph.D. (Science) Geophysics
SHIMIZU Yoshikazu D.Sci. Biology
YAMAGATA Takeshi Ph.D. (Science) Geology
Lecturer
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
TAKAHASHI Hiroyuki Ph.D. (Science) Astrophysics

Department of Japanese Culture Academic Staff

Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
HAGIHARA Yoshio M.A. in Lit. Japanese Linguistics
KOBAYASHI Osamu M.A. in Lit. Modern Japanese Literature
MATSUDA Naoyuki M.A. in Lit. Modern Japanese Theater
SUZUKI Hiroko M.A. in Lit. Literature of the Heian Period
YUASA Yoko M.A. in Lit. Computer Technology, Japanese Expression
Associate Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
NAITO Hisako M.A. in Lit. Modern Japanese Culture

Department English Academic Staff

Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
HAYASHI, Akito M.A. in Lit. American Literature
NAKAMURA Tetsuko M.A. in Lit.
M.A. in Lan. and Lit.
Irish Literature, English Language Teaching
NISHIMURA Yuko Ph.D. (Social Anthropology) Social Anthropology, South Indian Studies, Community Development, Gender
OBA Naoki M.A. in Linguistics Comparative Linguistics
SHIRATORI Yoshihiro Ph.D. in Lit. English Literature
Associate Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
FUKUDA Kazutaka M.A. in Anglo-Saxon Studies Medieval English Literature
MIKI Nozomi Ph.D. in Language and Culture Applied Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics
Rockell Kim F Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology Ethnomusicology
TESHIGAWARA Mihoko Ph.D. in Linguistics Linguistics, Phonetics
UEDA Norifumi M.A. in Edu.
M.Sc. in Developmental Linguistics
Applied Linguistics
YAMAZAKI Tae Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics Applied Linguistics
Lecturer
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
FRENCH Nathaniel S. M.S. in Edu English fluency and motivation
SAWADA Nozomi Ph.D. in African Studies History of British West Africa
Associate Lecturer
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
KUNATO Hannah Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics Applied Linguistics

Department of Foreign Languages Academic Staff

German

Associate Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY

HATAKEYAMA Hiroshi

Ph.D in Lit. German Literature

SHIMOZONO Risa

Ph.D in Lit. German Literature

YOSHINAKA Toshiki

Ph.D in Lit. German Literature

French

Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
AZUMA Tatsunosuke Ph.D. in Lit. French Literature
KUWATA Noriaki M.A. in Sociol. Modern French Thought
TOYAMA Hiroo Doctorat de 3e cycle (Littérature comparée) Modern French and Belgian Literature
Associate Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
OGURO Masafumi Ph.D. in Lit. French Literature

Chinese

Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
OGAWA Takashi Ph.D. in Lit. Chinese Buddhism
SATO Fumiko Ph.D. in Lit. Modern Chinese Literature
SHIOHATA Shin'ichiro M.A. in Lit. Modern Chinese Literature
Associate Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
IWASAKI Hiroshi M.A. in Lit. Teaching Method of Chinese

Spanish

Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
MASHIMO Yuichi M.A. in Lit. Modern Latin- American Literature
UENO Katsuhiro M.A. in Lit. Pedagogy of Spanish, Modern Spanish Grammar
Associate Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
SAITO Akemi Ph.D. (History) Spanish History

Russian

Associate Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
MIYOSHI Shunsuke Ph.D. in Lit. Russian Literature

Department of Sport and Health Studies Academic Staff

Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
AKITA Koichi B. Phys. Ed.
B. Com.
Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
EGUCHI Jun'ichi M.A. in Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
SHIMOYACHI Katsutoshi M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
SUZUKI Junpei M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
TAKEDA Yukio M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
Associate Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
IWAMOTO Tetsuya M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
SUETSUGU Miki M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
TAKIMOTO Makoto M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
YAMAGUCHI Yoshihiro M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
YANAGI Kojiro M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
Lecturer
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
DEI Akimasa M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science
FUKAI Masaki M.A. in Phys. Ed. Athletic Training for Health and Sports, Health and Sports Science

Department of Teacher Education Academic Staff

Professor
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
ENDO Tsukasa Ph.D. (Educ.) Educational Psychology
HAGIWARA Kenjiro M.A. (Education) Adult and Community Education
ITO Shigeki M.A. in Educ. Sociology of Education
KITAMURA Mitsuko M.A. in Educ. Philosophy of Education
TOYOTA Chiyoko M.A. in Educ. Adult and Community Education
YAMAMOTO Toshiko M.A. in Educ. History of Education
Lecturer
NAMEDEGREESPECIALITY
KUROZUMI Sakiko M.A. in Literature Developmental Clinical Psychology