Academic Programs
Faculty of Business Administration
Faculty Members

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

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, Personal Finance

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 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 KUMAMOTO, Professor

Jun KUMAMOTO, Professor

Professor Kumamoto graduated from the Division of Social Sciences, Faculty of Liberal Arts, International Christian University. After working for a securities firm, he completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Public Administration, International Christian University. He served as a part-time lecturer at the Graduate School of Global Business, Nihon University, and the Faculty of Liberal Arts, International Christian University. He also worked as an associate professor at the Department of Human Development, School of Humanities and Culture, Tokai University, and as a professor at the Department of Business Administration, School of Political Science and Economics of the same university, before accepting his current position. He concurrently serves as a visiting professor at Akita International University.

Fields of expertise

Marketing, Consumer Psychology

Degree

PhD

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

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

Kayoko HONJO, Professor

Kayoko HONJO, Professor

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, Professor

Keiko YASHIO, Professor

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

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

Degree

PhD (Commerce)

Atsuya AKAO, Associate Professor

Atsuya AKAO, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Akao graduated from Keio University and completed coursework in the doctoral program at a graduate school of the same university. He worked for Kanto Gakuin University before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Business Administration, Organization Theory, History of Management Theories

Degree

Master of Arts in Business and Commerce

Takuo ANDO, Associate Professor

Takuo ANDO, Associate Professor

Associate 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, Design Theory, Product Development

Degree

Master of Science in Business Management

Junko ISHIGURO, Associate Professor

Junko ISHIGURO, Associate Professor

Associate 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)

Yosuke TOMITA, Associate Professor

Yosuke TOMITA, Associate Professor

Associate 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)

Yan FENG, Associate Professor

Yan FENG, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Feng completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of International Management, Yokohama City University. She served as a part-time lecturer at Yokohama City University and as an associate professor at Kyoei University before accepting her current position. She received the Incentive Award in the book category from the Society for the History of Management Theories in 2013.

Fields of expertise

Small- and Medium-sized Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Alliance

Degree

PhD (Business Administration)

Kieko HORII, Associate Professor

Kieko HORII, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Horii graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration, Nanzan University, and completed the master's program at the Graduate School of Business Administration of the same university. She completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Human Ecology, Kinjo Gakuin University. She worked for Kyoei University before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

Human Resource Management, Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Degree

Master of Business Administration
PhD

Kayoko YAMAUCHI, Associate Professor

Kayoko YAMAUCHI, Associate 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

Manna AOKI, Assistant Professor

Manna AOKI, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Aoki obtained the degree of Master of Science in Education at Temple University.

Fields of expertise

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Education

Degree

M.S.Ed.

Kayo OGAWA, Assistant Professor

Kayo OGAWA, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Ogawa completed the master’s program at the Graduate School of Economics and Business, Reitaku University, and the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Economics, Nihon University. She served as a part-time lecturer at Shumei University and as a full-time lecturer at Tokyo Management College before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

Accounting History, Management Accounting

Degree

Master of Business Administration, PhD (Economics)

Nate OLSON, Assistant Professor

Nate OLSON, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Olson graduated from the Department of English, University of Minnesota. He completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Languages and Linguistics, Sophia University. He served as a part-time lecturer at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo Kasei University, and Meiji University before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Applied Linguistics, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)

Degree

PhD (Linguistics)

Kazumi KAWABATA, Assistant Professor

Kazumi KAWABATA, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Kawabata graduated from the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics, Shiga University. She completed the master's program at the Graduate School of Economics of the same university and completed coursework in the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University. She worked as a part-time lecturer for Kyoto Gakuen University (now known as Kyoto University of Advanced Science), Konan University, College of Economics of Nihon University, and Toyo Gakuen University, and served other positions before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

Public Finance, Local Public Finance

Degree

Master (Economics)

Takanori SUDA, Assistant Professor

Takanori SUDA, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Suda graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Seikei University. He completed the master’s program and advanced to the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Commerce, Waseda University. He served as a Research Associate at the Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University, as a part-time lecturer at the Faculty of Service Innovation, Chiba University of Commerce and at the Faculty of Information and Communications, Bunkyo University, and served other positions before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Consumer Psychology

Degree

Master (Commerce)

Takuya NOMURA, Assistant Professor

Takuya NOMURA, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Nomura completed the master’s program at a graduate school of Gakushuin University. He served as a part-time lecturer at Toyo Gakuen University and as an assistant professor at Seisa Dohto University before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Consumer Behavior, Marketing

Degree

Master of Business Administration