List of academic staff

The current curriculum applies only to Academic Year 2017 matriculates. Curriculum revisions for matriculates in Academic Year 2018 onwards are currently in process. About the outline of the new curriculum, please go the section “For Prospective Students and Admissions” http://fila.soka.ac.jp/en/admissions.html

Faculty Members with Multicultural Backgrounds Enhance the Diversity of the Learning Community

Be exposed to the full range of global ideas. With eleven of the seventeen academic faculty non-Japanese, the learning environment is international.

Maria Guajardo

Specialized Academic Fields
Education and Youth Development, Cultural Competency, Early Childhood Education
Teaching Courses
Seminar I, Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone, Global Workshop I, Global Workshop II

Masaru Osanai

Specialized Academic Fields
Higher Education Administration, University Research Grant-making and University Partnerships
Teaching Courses
Basic Seminar I, Basic Seminar II, Seminar I, Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone, Management of Non-Profit Organizations

● History & Culture

Johanna Zulueta

Specialized Academic Fields
Sociology, Global Studies
Teaching Courses
Introduction to Global Culture and Society, Seminar I, Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone, Global Sociology and Anthropology
Transnational Migration

Ichiro Maekawa

Specialized Academic Fields
British Imperial and Commonwealth History / International History
Teaching Courses
Basic Seminar I, Basic Seminar II, Seminar I, Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone , Modern World History, International History in the 20th century

Lary MacDonald

Specialized Academic Fields
International and Comparative Education, Teaching English as a Second Language
Teaching Courses
Cross-cultural Understanding, Education for Sustainable Development, Global Issues in Social Policy, Seminar I, Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone

Robert Sinclair

Specialized Academic Fields
Philosophy
Teaching Courses
Introduction to Global Culture and Societ , Seminar I, Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone, Modern Social Thought, Global Justice and Intercultural Ethics

● International Relations & Politics

Minoru Koide

Specialized Academic Fields
International Relations
Teaching Courses
Basic Seminar I, Basic Seminar II, Seminar I, Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone , International Institutions and Global Governance, International Relations in Asia

Anar Koli

Specialized Academic Fields
Global Environmental Politics, International Relations, International Political Economy, South Asian Studies
Teaching Courses
Introduction to International Relations and Politics, Seminar I
Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone, International Political Economy, Comparative Politics

Hartmut Lenz

Specialized Academic Fields
Political Science, International Relations
Teaching Courses
Introduction to International Relations and Politics, Seminar I, Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone, Great Power Politics in the World, International Bargaining

Ryusaku Yamada

Specialized Academic Fields
Political Theory (Contemporary Democratic Theory), History of Political Thought
Teaching Courses
Basic Seminar I , Basic Seminar II , Seminar I , Seminar II , Seminar III , Capstone, Contemporary Political Theory, Citizenship and Democracy in a Global Age

● Economics & Business

Ichiro Takahashi

Specialized Academic Fields
Macroeconomics, Game Theory
Teaching Courses
Introductory Statistics, Basic Seminar I, Basic Seminar II, Seminar I, Seminar II, Seminar III, Capstone, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics ,

● EAP English for Academic Purposes

Valerie Hansford

Specialized Academic Fields
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Teaching Courses
English for Academic Purposes, Academic Foundations, Cross-cultural Understanding, Academic Writing I, Academic Writing II, Academic Writing III

D. Malcolm Daugherty

Specialized Academic Fields
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (TESOL)
Teaching Courses
English for Academic Purposes, Academic Foundations, Cross-cultural Understanding,
Academic Writing I, Academic Writing II, Academic Writing III

Harunori Miyagi

Specialized Academic Fields
Second Language Teaching
Teaching Courses
English for Academic Purposes, Academic Foundations, Cross-cultural Understanding, Academic Writing I, Academic Writing II, Academic Writing III

※Prospective Faculty as of Aug 1, 2013