Ph.D. in Japanese Studies - Faculty Members

Professor of History
B.A., Tubingen University; M.A., Sophia University; Ph.D.,Tubingen University
Japanese history, women's studies, medical history
gramlich-oka@sophia.ac.jp
Professor of Art History
B.A., University of Tokyo; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Modern and contemporary art, mass culture, media
michio-h@sophia.ac.jp
Associate Professor of Art History
B.A., Empire State College; MFA, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music: M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University
Japanese sacred art, including paintings of the afterlife and pilgrimage mandara
ninzu-dou@sophia.ac.jp
Associate Professor of Literature
B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Comparative literature and modern Japanese literature
s-kono@sophia.ac.jp
Associate Professor of Art History
B.A.,University of California, Berkley; M.A.,Ph.D.,Harvard University
Modern Art History (Japan), Visual Culture, Gender Studies
nmurai@sophia.ac.jp
Assistant Professor of Literatue, Philosophy and Religion
B.A., International Christian University: M.St, Ph.D., University of Oxford
Classical Sanskrit Literature and Literary Theory, Classical Indian Philosophy and Hindu Theology, Religions of South Asia, Interaction between Hinduism and Islam
k-okita@sophia.ac.jp
Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy
B.A., M.A., Sophia University S.T.D., Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
Systematic theology, Buddhist studies (Mahayana Mikkyo), modern philosophy (Descartes), postmodern philosophy (Deleuze)
robouam@sophia.ac.jp
Professor of History
M.A., Ph.D., University of Bonn
Japanese political history, history of Japanese foreign relations, politics of memory, history of Pan-Asianism
saaler@sophia.ac.jp
Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Vassar College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Cultural and social anthropology, education, social class, semiotics, urban studies, Japan
dhslater@gmail.com
Professor of Literature
B.A., M.A., University of Texas Ph.D., University of Washington
Early modern and contemporary Japanese literature