Academic Programs
Faculty of Business Administration
Faculty Members

Kenya HIRANO, Professor

Kenya HIRANO, Professor

Professor Hirano graduated from Takasaki City University of Economics. He completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Economics, Meiji Gakuin University. He worked for Seiryo Women's Junior College and Saitama Gakuen University before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Human Resource Management, Employment Systems

Degree

Master of Economics

Hideto AZEGAMI, Professor

Hideto AZEGAMI, Professor

Professor Azegami graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Tohoku University. He completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Economics and Management of Tohoku University. He worked as a professor at Kanto Gakuen University and then for Kyoto Gakuen University before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Applied Economics

Degree

PhD (Economics)

Katsuyoshi IMAI, Professor

Katsuyoshi IMAI, Professor

Professor Imai graduated from the Department of Liberal Arts, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Saitama University. He completed the postgraduate program (major: Japanese Literature) at the Graduate School of Humanities, Tokyo Metropolitan University. He worked for Toyo Women's College before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Japanese Modern Literature (Poetry), Contemporary Drama

Degree

M.A

Keiko UNOTORO, Professor

Keiko UNOTORO, Professor

Professor Unotoro graduated from the Faculty of Economics, the University of Tokyo. She worked for the Japan Fair Trade Commission before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

Economic Law, Competition Policy

Degree

Bachelor of Economics

Keiko OMURA, Professor

Keiko OMURA, Professor

Professor Omura graduated from the Department of Foreign Languages & Literature, Faculty of Liberal Arts, University of Sacred Heart. She obtained the degree of Master of Arts in Women Writing at the University of Essex. She worked for Toyo Women's college before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

English Literature, English Language Education

Degree

M.A

Jun SAKURADA, Professor

Jun SAKURADA, Professor

Professor Sakurada graduated from Aomori Prefectural Hachinohe High School and the School of Law, Hokkaido University. He completed the master's program at the Graduate School for Law and Politics, the University of Tokyo. He then worked for Mr. Kazuo Aichi, a House of Representatives member, as a secretary in charge of policy and served as a part-time lecturer at the Graduate School of Law, Keio University and as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Business Administration, Toyo Gakuen University. In 2005, Mr. Kazuo Aichi was reelected in the 44th House of Representatives election. Professor Sakurada was reappointed as his secretary in charge of policy and served concurrently as an assistant professor of Toyo Gakuen University. In April 2007, he resigned as a secretary in charge of policy and was appointed as an associate professor of the Faculty of Business Administration of Toyo Gakuen University. He was promoted to a professor of the same faculty in April 2011.

Fields of expertise

International Politics, Security

Degree

Master of Laws

Iwao TANAKA, Professor

Iwao TANAKA, Professor

Professor Tanaka graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Keio University. He obtained the decree of PhD in Economics at the City University of New York in the United States. He served as a part-time lecturer at Meikai University and Toyo Gakuen University before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

International Economics, Labor Economics

Degree

PhD in Economics

Sarah Louisa BIRCHLEY, Professor

Sarah Louisa BIRCHLEY, Professor

Geography BA, University of Exeter, MA Education, University of Bath, Doctorate of Education, University of Bath.

Fields of expertise

Freshman English, English Electives, Marketing English.

Degree

EdD

Kazuko YOKOYAMA, Professor

Kazuko YOKOYAMA, Professor

Professor Yokoyama graduated from the Department of Economics, Hokkaido University. She obtained MBA at Indiana State University in the United States and PhD in Economics at Kyoto University. She worked for international organizations, including ILO, before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

Global Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management, Career Development

Degree

PhD (Economics)

Xinjian LI, Professor

Xinjian LI, Professor

Professor Li graduated from the Department of Enterprise Management, China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT), China and completed the master's program at the Graduate School of Economics and Trade of the same university. He served as a full-time lecturer and then as an assistant professor at the same university. He came to Japan in March 1997 and completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Business & Commerce, Keio University in March 2003, and obtained the degree of PhD in Commerce. He worked as a research fellow at Keio University and as a part-time lecturer at Toyo Gakuen University before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

International Management, Management Strategy of Chinese Enterprises

Degree

PhD (Commerce)

Kayoko HONJO, Associate Professor

Kayoko HONJO, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Honjo worked for Hakuhodo Consulting Inc. She is now enrolled in the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University.

Fields of expertise

Marketing Strategy, Brand Management

Degree

Master of Business Administration

Keiko YASHIO, Associate Professor

Keiko YASHIO, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Yashio graduated from the Faculty of Law, Sophia University. She worked for TV Tokyo Corporation as an economic journalist and an announcer before she became independent. She completed the master's program at the Graduate School of Business Administration (major: Business Administration) of Hosei University. She served as an associate professor of Kwansei Gakuin University and as a special visiting professor at Gakushuin University before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

Marketing, Media

Degree

Master of Business Administration

Takuo ANDO, Assistant Professor

Takuo ANDO, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Ando graduated from the Environment & Design Institute, College of Business Administration, Ritsumeikan University. He completed the master’s program at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Ritsumeikan University. He is enrolled in the doctorate program at Ritsumeikan University.

Fields of expertise

Design Management, Business Strategy

Degree

Master of Science in Business Management

Junko ISHIGURO, Assistant Professor

Junko ISHIGURO, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Ishiguro completed coursework in the doctoral program at the School of Knowledge Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. She worked for a bank-affiliated think tank, managed a venture firm, served as a management consultant, worked for Toyo Gakuen University as a lecturer, and served other positions before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Education, New Business Development

Degree

PhD (Knowledge Science)

Daisuke KIKAWA, Assistant Professor

Daisuke KIKAWA, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Kikawa completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University. He obtained the degree of PhD after engaging in corporate planning, business development, management of overseas subsidiaries, and other practices in the healthcare industry. He worked for Tokyo Metropolitan University as a part-time lecturer before accepting his current position. He was granted the best paper award of the 12th Tadao Kiyonari's JASVE*.
*The Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs

Fields of expertise

Business Strategy, Inter-organizational relationships and Innovation, Technology Management

Degree

PhD in Management

Akinori KIMURA, Assistant Professor

Akinori KIMURA, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Kimura completed the postgraduate program at the Accounting School of the Institute of Business and Accounting, Professional Graduate School, Kwansei Gakuin University. He completed the coursework in the doctoral program at the same graduate school. He served as a municipal officer and as a researcher of the Institute of Business and Accounting, Professional Graduate School, Kwansei Gakuin University, before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Management Accounting, Public Accounting, Public Administration and Management

Degree

PhD (Advanced Management)

Yosuke TOMITA, Assistant Professor

Yosuke TOMITA, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Tomita graduated from the Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University. He completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Commerce of the same university. He worked for Shinko Securities Co., Ltd., Asahi Life Asset Management Co., Ltd., and Tokyo Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd., and served as a part-time lecturer at Toin University of Yokohama, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University, Kyoei University, and Toyo Gakuen University, and as a full-time lecturer at Kyoei University, before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Financial Theory, Laws and Finance, Corporate Governance, Institutional Economics, Comparative Law

Degree

Master (Commerce), PhD (Financial Studies)

Kayoko YAMAUCHI, Assistant Professor

Kayoko YAMAUCHI, Assistant Professor

Marshall University, MA Secondary Education & MS Adult Technical Education (TEFL)

Fields of expertise

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Education

Degree

MA and MS