Ph.D. in Japanese Studies - Faculty Members

Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
History of Japanese religion, religion and the body
Professor of History
B.A., Tubingen University; M.A., Sophia University; Ph.D.,Tubingen University
Japanese history, women's studies, medical history
Professor of Art History
B.A., University of Tokyo; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Modern and contemporary art, mass culture, media
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
Associate Professor of Literature
B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Comparative literature and modern Japanese literature
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
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)
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
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
Professor of Literature
B.A., M.A., University of Texas Ph.D., University of Washington
Early modern and contemporary Japanese literature