Teaching Staff

Faculty of Letters

Department of English Language and Literature

Position Title Name Research Field
Professor FUJIMOTO, Tomomi Folklore studies, juvenile litrature
Professor FUKUNAGA, Yasuyo Film studies, English language education
Professor KONDO, Ariyuki History of British Art and Architecture
Professor MUKAI, Hidetada English Literature and British Cultural Studies
Professor NAKAGAWA, Masanori American Studies
Professor OHATA, Kota Applied linguistics (second language acquisition), English language education
Professor TOGASHI, Go British literature and culture
Professor UMEZAKI, Toru American History
Professor WATANABE, Shinji  
Professor YOHENA, Shoko English linguistics, sociolinguistics
Professor YUI, Tetsuya British literature and culture, English
Assistant Professor HELLER, Patrick S. Literature and Writing
Lecturer GILDART, Samuel G.  
Lecturer KOIZUMI, Izumi American Literature
Lecturer MATTISON, Karen  
Lecturer SATO, Azusa  
Lecturer SMITH, Scott W.  
Visiting Professor BYRON, Mark S.  

Department of Japanese Language and Literature

Position Title Name Research Field
Professor KATSUTA, Koki History of Japanese language
Professor MATSUDA, Hiroshi Ancient Japanese literature
Professor SATO, Yuko Modern Japanese literature
Professor SHIMAMURA, Teru Modern Japanese literature
Professor TAKEUCHI, Masahiko Japanese literature in Heian period
Professor TANI, Tomoko Japanese literature in middle period
Professor YOSHIDA, Yayoi  
Associate Professor TANAKA, Rina Japanese Language Education

Department of Communication Studies

Position Title Name Research Field
Professor INOUE, Emiko History of contemporary Japanese gender education
Professor MOROHASHI, Taiki Mass communication, sociology, women's studies
Professor OGAYA, Chiho Transnational Sociology, Migration Studies, Gender Studies, Philippine Area Studies
Professor SAITO, Koji Phonetics, sociolinguistics, dialectology
Professor SHIOMURA, Kimihiro Cultural psychology, cognitive social psychology
Professor TAKADA, Akinori Contemporary philosophy, media studies, information and communication
Professor WATANABE, Namiji Psychology
Associate Professor AIZAWA, Hajime Paul Tillich Studies, Christianity and Other Religions, Religion and Psychotherapy
Associate Professor TAKAHASHI, Kyoko Dance Studies, Anthropology of Sports