Institute for Advanced Social SciencesWaseda University

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Affiliated Researchers

Ken-Ichi Akao

Professor

Keiichiro Atsumi

Professor
  • History of Political Thought

Tomoaki Ikeya

Professor
  • Political Science

Nobuo Ino

Professor
  • Public Administration, Local Government, Public Management

Hiroshi Imamura

Professor
  • Political Science

Masahisa Endo

Associate Professor

Hajime Okusako

Associate Professor
  • International Politics

Yoichi Kasajima

Associate Professor
  • Economics of Mechanism Design, Game Theory

Hiroyuki Kanno

Associate Professor
  • Accounting, Financial Accounting

Yoshihiro Kitamura

Professor
  • Finance

Hiroyasu Kimizuka

Associate Professor
  • History, Socioeconomic History of Europe

Hiroshi Kojima

Professor
  • Population Policy, Population Migration, Family Demography, Comparative Demography

Hideyo Konagaya

Professor
  • Cultural Anthropology, Folkloristics

Hiroyuki Sasahara

Professor
  • Japanese Linguistics

Yoshitaka Shima

Professor
  • Japanese History, Legal History

Jou Willy

Associate Professor (School of Political Science and Economics)
  • Attitudes toward Democracy; Ideology; Voting Behavior

Noriko Suzuki

Professor
  • Political Sociology, French and EU Citizenship

Kiyoshi Chiba

Professor
  • Philosophy

Yuhee Jung

Professor
  • Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior
  • Researchmap

Hanno Terao

Associate Professor
  • History of Social Thought

Yoshiko Tonegawa

Assistant Professor
  • International Development Studies, Comparative and International Education, African Area Studies
  • Researchmap

Akira Naito

Professor
  • Japanese Literature

Wataru Nakahashi

Associate Professor
  • Natural Anthropology

Shinji Hasegawa

Professor
  • International Business

Rika Hanamitsu

Professor
  • Intercultural Communication, Applied Linguistics

Airo Hino

Professor(School of Political Science and Economics)
  • Electoral Studies, Voting Behaviour, Political Party Studies, Electoral System, Political Communication

Yoshie Hori

Professor
  • International Relations,  International Political Economy, Gender Studies, Endogenous
    Development, Southeast Asian Area Studies

Mitsuru Yamada

Professor
  • International Cooperation

Kei Yoshida

Associate Professor
  • Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Philosophy of Neuroscience

Yuko Shimazaki

Associate Professor
  • International Cooperation, Social Development, Peace Studies

Yukimi Shimoda

Associate Professor 
  • Business Anthropology

Pattajit Tangsinmunkong

Assistant Professor
  • Area Studies  (Southeast Asia), Historical Study of International Affairs, and Modern History of Thailand

Mieko Nakabayashi

Professor
  • Political Science, International Public Policy

Yukako Nozawa

Assistant Professor 
  • English Education, Pragmatics, English as a Lingua Franca

Kenta Hirami

Assistant Professor
  • International Law, International Economic Law
  • Researchmap

Adjunct Researchers

The Formation of “Social Sciences” in Modern Europe

Akio Okubo

Research Student (Graduate School of Social Sciences, Waseda University)
  • German Philosophy, Social Sciences

Takahide Niimi

Assistant Professor (Yasuda Women’s University)
  • History of Political Thought

Environmental Issues and Nonlinear Dynamics

Hitoshi Ishii

Professor Emeritus (Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University),  Research Fellow (Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science, Tsuda College)
  • Partial Differential Equations, Viscosity Solutions Theory

Kenko Uchida

Professor Emeritus (Faculty of Science and Engineering,  Waseda University)
  • Control Engineering

Takashi Kamihigashi

Director and Professor (Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration, Kobe University)
  • Economics (Economic Theory)

Komai Shoji

Professor (International Professional University of Technology in Tokyo)
  • Empirical Psychology, Neuroscience 

Hiroaki Sakamoto

Associate Professor (Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University)
  • Environmental Economics

Stefan Gruber

Doctor of Philosophy (University of Sydney)
  • International Law,  International Relations, Environmental Law

Kazuo Nishimura

Specially Appointed Professor (Center for Social Systems Innovation, Kobe University), Specially Appointed Professor (Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University)
  • Economics (Theoretical Economics)

Ryuji Yamazaki-skov

Specially Appointed Associate Professor (Symbiotic Intelligent Systems Research Center, and
Institute for Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives,  Osaka University)
  • Social Welfare, Rehabilitation Science, Welfare EngineeringPhilosophy, Ethics

 

Computational approaches in understanding phenomena and finding solutions in various fields

Hiroshi Wako

Former Professor
  • Bioinformatics

Empirical Studies of Changes in Political Competitions among Voters

Aiji Tanaka

President (Waseda University)
  • Political Behavior Theory, Study of Political Attitudes, Public Opinion Polls

Norihiro Mimura

Associate Professor (Musashino University)
  • Political Attitudes, Voting Behavior

Arata Yamazaki

Lecturer (Musashino University)
  • Political Attitudes, Voting Behavior

Social Design

Affiliated Researchers

Yoichi Arai

Associate Professor
  •   Econometrics, Applied Econometrics

Tetsuo Arima

Professor
  •  Media Studies

Morio Uzuki

Professor
  •  Urban Design

Mina Endo

Professor(Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences)
  •  Constitutional Law

Koki Oikawa

Professor
  •  Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Firm dynamics

Mototsugu Ochiai

Associate Professor
  •   Rural Planning

Yasunori Katsurayama

Professor
  • Corporate Finance, Financial Engineering

Izumi Kawashima

Professor
  •  Corporate Law, Securities Law

Satoshi Kurokawa

Professor
  •  Environmental Law

Masahiko Gemma

Professor
  • Applied Economics

Shojiro Sakaguchi

Professor
  • Constitutional Law, Comparative constitutional law

Yoichi Sato

Professor
  • Study of Space Image

Toru Shinoda

Professor
  • Labor History, Labor Politics

Tota Suko

Associate Professor
  •  Data Mining, Statistical Learning Theory

Toshiharu Suzuki

Associate Professor
  •  Labour Law, Labour Legal Policy

Shinya Suto

Professor
  •  Sociology

Osamu Soda

Professor

Manabu Toda

Professor
  • Theoretical Economics, Cooperative Game Theory

Kenichi Nakashima

Professor
  •   Information Science, Information Management

Yuki Nakamichi

Professor
  •  Criminal Law

Tomoo Noguchi

Professor
  •  Marketing Theory

Atsushi Hamamoto  

Professor
  • Sociology of Development, Sociology of  Environment, Chinese Social Theory

Toshiaki Furukawa

Associate Professor
  •  Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Conversation Analysis

Tokuko Munesue

Professor
  •  Social Security Law, International Human Rights Law

Megumu Yokono

Associate Professor
  •  Medical Law, Anglo-American Law

Kazuo Yoshida

Professor
  •  Civil Law

Ayu Washizu

Professor

Osamu Ieda

Professor 
  •  East European and Slavic Studies, Eurasian Environment, Disaster Recovery

Cheng Zheng

Associate Professor
  • Contemporary Chinese History,  Sino-Soviet Relations

Miyako Tsukabayashi

Assistant Professor
  • Constitutional Theory, Solidarité

Riela Provi Drianda

Assistant Professor
  •   Sustainable Cities and Communities

Masahiro Kitao

Assistant Professor 

Haruka Watanabe

Assistant Professor
  •   Social Informatics, Decision-making Process of Cultural Policy

Research Associate

Kana Harada

  • Civil Law, Medical Law

Adjunct Researchers

Development project on the theory and method of social design

Teppei Koishi

Assistant Professor  (Oita Junior College)
  • Occupational Therapy, Gardening  Therapy

Wei-Chi Chang

Associate Professor (National Tsing Hua University)
  • Sustainable development,  Food and Agriculture Education in Taiwan, Community Creation of
    Indigenous Peoples, Community Development

Minoru Tsubogo

Professor Emeritus
  • Political Science

Shinichi Numata

Ph.D. (Social Sciences)
  • Social Design, Narrative Theory, Workshop Studies

Bai Lin

Doctor of Engineering (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  • Architecture (City Planning, Architectural Planning)

Masao Hijikata

Professor Emeritus
  • Information Systems Science

Hitoshi Fujiwara

Lecturer
  • Socio-Informatics, Area Studies(Bhutan), Information Society,  Informatics on Regional Planning

 

Ethics of Research with Human Subjects

Waichiro Iwashi

Professor Emeritus (Faculty of Law)
  • Civil Law

Hiroshi Kasanuki

Specially Appointed Professor, Adviser (Institute for Medical Regulatory Science)
  • Regulatory Science, Cardiology

Akiko Funabashi

Research Fellow (The Institute of Medical Science, the University of Tokyo)
  • Medical Law, Criminal Law

 

Contemporary Japanese Studies

Affiliated Researchers

Curtis Anderson Gayle 

Professor
  • Modern and Contemporary Japanese History

Ryukichi Terao  

Professor
  • Latin American Literature, Translation Theory

Koji Domon   

Professor
  • Industrial Organization

Jie Liu 

Professor
  • Political and Diplomatic History of Modern Japan, Sino-Japanese Relations

Naho Mita

Assistant Professor
  • Japanese Legal History

Adjunct Researchers

Japan in Asia — Creation of Innovative Japanese Studies 

Masayuki Ikeda

Professor Emeritus
  • Theory of Comparative Culture, Comparative Literature

Hitoshi Undo

Lecturer (Extension Center, Waseda University)
  • Japanese Modern History

Yoko Saito

Lecturer (Gakushuin Women’s College),   Tokyo Metropolitan Archives
  • History of Modern Japanese Politics, History of Modern Japanese Diplomacy

Takeshi Sugiyama

Ph.D. (Arts and Sciences)  Waseda University
  • Japanese Modern History, History of Japanese Modern Thought

Naosuke Sekiguchi

Ph.D. (Social Sciences) Waseda University
  • History

Myung Jin Sung  

Research Assistant(Central Institute of Mental Health Department of Genetic Epidemiology in Psychiatry)
  • Japanese Linguistics

Chunyan Bai

Lecturer(Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University)
  • Oriental History

Youngkyun Han

Associate Professor (Seokyeong University)
  • Area Studies (Japan-Korea Cultural Relations)

Daisuke Hoshihara

Research Fellow (Okura Institute for the Study of Spiritual Culture)
  • History of Modern Japanese Politics, Japanese Modern Legal History

Kaori Yokoo 

Ph.D. (Arts and Sciences) Waseda University
  • Social Thought of Postwar Japan

Shengjie Li

Associate Professor (Wuhan University)
  • Japanese Literature

Daisuke Shimada

Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Modern and  Contemporary Japanese History, Media History, History of International relations
  • Researchmap

Integrated Social Sciences

Adjunct Researchers

Mitsuo Gotoh

Professor Emeritus
  • Administrative Law,Constitutional Law, and
    Human Rights Law

Eiko Kasaba

Professor Emerita
  • Musicology

Masakatsu Tamura

Professor Emeritus
  • Economic Sociology

Tho Van Tran

Professor Emeritus
  • International Economics, Development Economics,  Asian Economy

Tadashi Nakano

Professor Emeritus
  • European Economic History

Keiko Hata

Professor Emerita
  • Cultural Anthropology
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