Japanese Studies

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Program Director

Christena Turner, Associate Professor, Sociology; Director, Program in Japanese Studies


Germaine A. Hoston, Professor, Political Science

Daisuke Miyao, Professor, Literature; Hajime Mori Chair, Japanese Language and Literature

Ulrike Schaede, Professor, International Relations and Pacific Studies

Stefan Tanaka, Professor, Communication; Director, Center for the Humanities

Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku, Professor, School of Global Policy and Strategy

Joji Yuasa, Professor Emeritus, Music

Assistant Professors

Joseph Hankins, Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Wendy Matsumura, Assistant Professor, History

Megumi Naoi, Assistant Professor, Political Science


Mayumi Mochizuki McKee, Lecturer, History (Japanese Language)

Kayoko Ross, Lecturer, History (Japanese Studies)

Kyoko Sato, Lecturer, History (Japanese Language)

Junko Tokuda Simpson, Lecturer, History (Japanese Studies)

Izumi Takeda, Lecturer, History (Japanese Studies)

Yuko Tipton, Lecturer, History (Japanese Studies)

Sato Umabe, Lecturer, History (Japanese Studies)