Academic Programs
Faculty of Human Sciences
Faculty Members

Hajime ABE, Professor

Hajime ABE, Professor

Professor Abe graduated from the Faculty of Science, the University of Tokyo, and completed the doctoral program (major: Geography) at the graduate school of the same university, where he obtained the degree of PhD (Science). He worked for Toyo Women's College as an assistant professor and served other positions before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Geography

Degree

PhD (Science)

Kazuhito ASHIDA, Professor

Kazuhito ASHIDA, Professor

Professor Ashida graduated from the Department of English and American Literature, Yokohama City University. He dropped out of the doctoral program at the graduate school (major: English Literature) of Komazawa University. He studied at the University of Queensland while enrolled in the graduate school. He was a research fellow of McGill University.

Fields of expertise

American Literature, Canadian Literature

Degree

M.A (Literature)

Shunpei SHIOYA, Professor

Shunpei SHIOYA, Professor

Professor Shioya graduated from the Faculty of Humanities (major: Psychology) of Tokyo Metropolitan University and completed the master's program in Psychology at the Graduate School of Humanities of the same university. He completed coursework in the doctoral program at the graduate school of the same university. He is qualified as a clinical psychologist. He has developed his career as a clinical psychologist at institutions including children's nursing homes, department of psychosomatic medicine of hospitals, and mental health clinics.

Fields of expertise

Clinical Psychology (psychological therapy, support for abused children, and group approach at children's nursing homes)

Degree

M.A (Psychology)

Yoshiya SUZUKI, Professor

Yoshiya SUZUKI, Professor

Professor Suzuki completed the postgraduate program at the graduate school of International Christian University. He is qualified as a clinical psychologist and school psychologist.

Fields of expertise

Clinical Psychology, Counselling

Degree

Master of Educational Psychology

Kikuko TANAKA, Professor

Kikuko TANAKA, Professor

Professor Tanaka graduated from Tokyo Women's College of Physical Education. She worked for Toyo Women's College before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

Physical Education, Sexuality

Degree

Bachelor of Physical Education

Kaori FUKUDA, Professor

Kaori FUKUDA, Professor

Professor Fukuda completed the doctoral program at the graduate school of Tokyo Gakugei University.

Fields of expertise

Developmental Psychology (parent-child relationship, family relationship, and peer relationship of babies and toddlers)

Degree

PhD (Education)

Keiko MASUMITSU, Professor

Keiko MASUMITSU, Professor

Professor Masumitsu graduated from the College of Arts, Rikkyo University and completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Chiba University, where she obtained the degree of PhD in Literature.

Fields of expertise

Japanese Modern Literature

Degree

PhD (Literature)

Hisae MIYAZONO, Professor

Hisae MIYAZONO, Professor

Professor Miyazono completed coursework in the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Law, Chuo University.

Fields of expertise

Criminal Policy, Criminology, Gender and Law

Degree

Master of Sociology

Miyuki AIBA, Associate Professor

Miyuki AIBA, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Aiba graduated from the Faculty of Letter, Gakushuin University. She completed the postgraduate program at the Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba. She served as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the same university before accepting her current position.

Fields of expertise

Social Psychology, Social Psychiatry

Degree

PhD (Psychology)

Nagako ARIKI, Associate Professor

Nagako ARIKI, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Ariki completed the postgraduate program at the Graduate School of Letters, Nara Women's University. She has been working as a clinical psychologist, providing services for a wide range of patients, from toddlers to elderly, mainly at psychiatry and neurology department of university hospitals.

Fields of expertise

Clinical Psychology (psychological assessment with a focus on Rorschach test, psychotherapy, clinical services at hospitals)

Degree

M.A

Junichi SATO, Associate Professor

Junichi SATO, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Sato graduated from the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hosei University. He is a sports instructor qualified as Tennis Coach IV by Japan Sports Association and as a Master Coach by Japan Tennis Association. He is the chairman of the Promotion and Instruction Committee of Kanto Tennis Association. Starting from 2008, he served as the manager and coach of men's and women's tennis clubs at Toyo Gakuen University before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Coaching Studies

Degree

Bachelor of Sociology

Tomohisa SHIBUYA, Associate Professor

Tomohisa SHIBUYA, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Shibuya completed the master's program at the Graduate School of Health and Sports Science, Juntendo University, where he obtained the degree of Master of Health and Sports Science. He is a research scholar of the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Juntendo University.

Fields of expertise

Health and Sports Science (Exercise and Sports Psychology, Exercise and Sports Physiology), Human Engineering, Public Health

Degree

Master of Health and Sports Science

Noriyuki NAKAMURA, Associate Professor

Noriyuki NAKAMURA, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Nakamura graduated from the Faculty of Letters of Kyoto University and completed the doctoral program at the graduate school of the same university. He worked as a special research fellow at Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and as a project assistant professor at the Center for Frontier Science, Chiba University, before accepting his current position.

Fields of expertise

Comparative Cognitive Psychology

Degree

PhD in Letters

Masahiro HORIGUCHI, Associate Professor

Masahiro HORIGUCHI, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Horiguchi graduated from the Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Kyoto University. He completed the master’s program at the Praxis and Research Center for Clinical Psychology and Education, Interdisciplinary Studies in Education Division, Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University. He withdrew from the doctoral program with research guidance approval at the graduate school of Kyoto University. As a certified clinical psychologist, Associate Professor Horiguchi gained clinical experience at a child psychiatry clinic, as a school counsellor, at an education support center, and at a student counselling room of a university.

Fields of expertise

Clinical Psychology, Educational Clinical Psychology

Degree

Master (Education)

Naotoshi MITSUKAWA, Associate Professor

Naotoshi MITSUKAWA, Associate Professor

Associate Professor Mitsukawa graduated from the Faculty of Health and Sports Science, Juntendo University. He completed the master's program at the Graduate School of Human Sciences, Waseda University and the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Sport Sciences of the same university, where he obtained the degree of PhD in Sports Sciences.

Fields of expertise

Sports Sciences (Exercise and Sports Physiology, Biomechanics, Training Science)

Degree

PhD (Sports Sciences)

Asumi IIDA, Assistant Professor

Asumi IIDA, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Iida graduated from the Liberal Arts and Humanities Course (major: Philosophy), Letters and Education, Ochanomizu University. She completed the master's program at the Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences of the same university. She worked for an information system company and an NPO engaged in activities related to healthcare policy and lived in the United States and Vietnam. She is now enrolled in the doctoral program at the graduate school of Ochanomizu University.

Fields of expertise

Philosophy

Degree

Master of Humanities

Eri KATO, Assistant Professor

Eri KATO, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Kato graduated from the Faculty of Comparative Culture, Sophia University. She completed the master's program at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo, and completed coursework in the doctoral program at the same university.

Fields of expertise

History of American Culture, History of Hawaii, English Education

Degree

M.A

Daisuke KOBAYASHI, Assistant Professor

Daisuke KOBAYASHI, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Kobayashi completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Law, Chuo University.

Fields of expertise

Public Administration, Comparative Urban Policies

Degree

Doctor of Political Science

Takashi BO, Assistant Professor

Takashi BO, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Bo completed the postgraduate program at the Graduate School of Science for Human Services (Clinical Psychology), Ritsumeikan University.

Fields of expertise

Clinical Psychology (Clinical Psychology in Industry, Consultation for Men)

Degree

Master of Science for Human Services