Visiting Scholars

Updated as of April 30, 2019

Reiko Kitahara

Reiko Kitahara Appointment Dates: 04/01/2019–3/31/2021
Home Institution: Japan Women’s University
Field: Architecture and City Planning
Research Topic:  The function of Japantown in the settlement process of Japanese immigrants

Tatsuya Kubota

Tatsuya Kubota Appointment Dates: 09/01/2018–8/31/2019
Home Institution: Seijo University
Field: Innovation Management
Research Topic: The relationship between innovation processes and technological development

Hiroaki Kuwajima

Hiroaki Kuwajima Appointment Dates: 06/09/2017–11/28/2020
Home Institution: Linkers Corporation
Field: Business Administration
Research Topic: Comparative analysis of Japanese firms in Silicon Valley

Hirokazu Matsumiya

Stone pattern Appointment Dates: 09/01/2017–12/31/2019
Home Institution: Gunma University
Field: Business Administration
Research Topic: Comparative studies of the U.S.-Japan economic, business and policy situations in government regulations

Akihiro Nakamura

Akihiro Nakamura Appointment Dates: 09/01/2018–8/31/2019
Home Institution: Yokohama City University
Field: Telecommunications
Research Topic: The monetary value of customer reviews in Internet service industries

Yoshihiro Sakuma

Yoshihiro Sakuma Appointment Dates: 09/01/2018–8/31/2019
Home Institution: Tohoku Gakuin University
Field: Accounting
Research Topic: Classifying trends in audit quality regulation in Japan and the US

Elizabeth Sharf

Elizabeth Sharf Appointment Dates: 11/24/2003–11/25/2019
Home Institution: Independent Scholar
Field: Asian Art History
Research Topic: Obaku Zen Portrait Painting

Hiroko Shoji

Hiroko Shoji Appointment Dates: 04/01/2019–3/31/2019
Home Institution: Seikei University
Field:  Literature
Research Topic:  Urban Gothicism in the Post-Diaspora Era: Toward a Transnational Literary Historiography

Naoki Sudo

Naoki Sudo Appointment Dates: 04/01/2019–3/31/2019
Home Institution: Gakushuin University
Field:  Law
Research Topic:  The effects of globalization and population aging over the past decade

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