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Graduate School of International Social Sciences - List of Professors for International Students

Please make use of this list (data as of April 1, 2017) to find your potential academic advisor. Further information such as the titles of his/her classes and contact address are available from “Academic Research Staff”new window open
If you cannot find his/her contact address from the site, please contact the appropriate graduate school.

Graduate School of International Social Sciences

Department of Economics

Contact: int.keizai@ynu.ac.jp

This list shows professors avaialble for students in International MA and PhD Programs in Economics taught in English. All applicants, whose native languate is not English or who have not completed their bachelor or master’s degree in English as the medium of instruction within the last five years, must submit TOEFL (iBT or PBT) or IELTS (academic module) scores. Minimum score requirements for admission are TOEFL iBT 79, PBT 550, or IELTS academic module 6.5.
See this page for the list of professors available and language requirements in programs taught in Japanese.

Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor FUKAGAI Yasunori History of Economic Thought, Economic Ethics, Utilitarianism Japanese or English He cannot supervise after March,2020.
Professor KIZAKI Midori Chinese Economy, Comparative Economic Systems, Corporate Governance Japanese or English  
Professor KOBAYASHI Masahito Econometrics Japanese or English  
Professor MATSUNAGA Tomoari History of International Economy Japanese or English  
Professor MCAULAY Alexander English Education, Screenwriting English      
Professor NAGAI Keiji Mathematical Statistics Japanese or English  
Professor NAKAMURA Yasushi Comparative Economics, Economies in Transition, SAM and CGE Models Japanese or English  
Professor NAKAMURA Yoshio English Linguistics, Advertising Communication Japanese or English  
Professor OKABE Jun-ichi Economic Statistics, Statistical System Japanese or English  
Professor OKUMURA Tsunao Micro-econometrics Japanese or English  
Professor OMORI Yoshiaki Labor Economics, Economics of the Family English Working knowledge of linear algebra, calculus and statstics required.
Professor PARSONS Craig Empirical and Applied International Economics Japanese or English Require students to have learned microeconomics and econometrics.
Professor SATO Kiyotaka Empirical Analysis of Exchange Rates and International Finance Japanese or English  
Professor UEMURA Hiroyasu Comparative Institutional Analysis of Asian/EU Economic Systems, Macroeconomic Analysis and Input-Output Analysis Japanese or English He cannot supervise after March,2021.
Professor UJIKAWA Keiji Environmental Economics, Political Economy of the Environment, Environmental Policy Japanese or English  
Professor YAMAZAKI Keiichi Developing Economies, Brazilian Economy, Local Public Finance, Urbanization, Housing Policy, Ecological Cities Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. FUJIO Minako Economic Growth Theory, Economic Dynamics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. IJU Morinao Public Finance, Local Public Finance Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. IKEJIMA Yoshifumi Political Economy of Food and Agriculture, Regional Economic Studies, Spatial Analysis using GIS Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. ISHIRO Taku Local and Regional Economic Policy, Input-Output Analysis Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KAJIMA Jun Economic History of China Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KUMANO Taro Microeconomics, Market Design Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. MOZUMI Seiichiro Public Finance, Social Theory of Fiscal Science, US Fiscal History Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. MUTO Nozomu Game Theory, Microeconomics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. NISHIKAWA Teru Instituion and history of global money Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SANO Ryuji Game Theory, Microeconomic Theory Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SHRESTHA Nagendra Estimation and Application of International Input-Output Table Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SOMA Naoko Comparative study on family policy in East Asia Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SUZUKI Masataka Financial Economics, Asset Pricing Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. ZHANG Xinyuan Asian Economies, Food Economy Japanese or English  

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Department of Business Administration

Contact: int.keiei@ynu.ac.jp

For Master’s Program, students are required to have Japanese language skills higher than or equivalent to JLPT N2 Level since most of the courses are conducted in Japanese. For Doctoral Program, students are, in principle, required to have Japanese language skills higher than or equivalent to JLPT N2 Level, but asked to consult their potential advisors for details.
Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor AOKI Hiroshi Business History, Economic History Japanese  
Professor Cho Du -Sop International Business Japanese  
Professor GUO Peijun Operation Research, Management Science Japanese or English  
Professor HARA Toshio Financial Accounting, Accounting System Japanese  
Professor HELLER Daniel Arturo Strategic Alliances, "monozukuri" management, auto industry Japanese or English  
Professor IZUMI Hiroyuki Financial Accounting, Accounting System Japanese  
Professor KOBAYASHI Masayoshi Sociolinguistics, Linguistic Pragmatics, Educational Linguistics Japanese and English    
Professor KONO Hideko International Management Japaneses and English  
Professor KUMON Kurato Business History of Modern Japan Japanese  
Professor MAEYAMA Nobuyuki Auditing, Financial Statement Analysis Japanese and English  
Professor MANABE Seiji Technology Management Japanese and English      
Professor MATSUI Yoshiki Production and Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Technology Management, e-Business Japanese and/or English* * Only candidates who are good at English may be accepted for doctoral program.
Professor MORITA Hiroshi Asset Pricing, Term Structure of Interest Rates Japanese or English  
Professor NAKAMURA Hiroyuki Management Accounting, Project Management Japanese or English  
Professor NAKANO Hiromi English Literature, Cultural Studies Japanese and English    
Professor OGAWA Shin-ichi Industrial Sociology Japanese  
Professor OMORI Akira Environmental Accounting, Sustainability Accounting, Public Sector Accounting, Macro-Accounting Japanese or English  
Professor OTAKA Satoru Financial Accounting Japaneses and English  
Professor SAITO Shinya Accounting Japanese  
Professor SATO Ryo Service innovation strategy methodology, Business process Japanese and English      
Professor SHIBATA Hiromichi International and Comparative Human Resource Management, Manufacturing Engineering Japanese and English  
Professor TAKAHAHSI Masahiko Financial System, Financial Laws, Securitization Japanese  
Professor TAKAHASHI Masaru Management Accounting, Cost Accounting Japanese  
Professor TANABU Motonari Management Information Systems, Simulation & Gaming Japanese or English  
Professor THORNTON Takeshi Arthur Media Studies, Urban Theory, Cultural Theory English  
Professor YACHI Hiroyasu Upper Process Management in IT System Development Japanese  
Professor YAGI Hiroyuki Ecological Accounting, Sustainability Accounting, Sustainability Reporting Japanese  
Professor YAMAOKA Toru Business Administration, Organization Theory, Organizational Change Management Japanese  
Associate Prof. HATTORI Yasuhiro Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management Japanese and English  
Associate Prof. ITOH Yuki Financial engineering, Quantitative finance, Quantitative risk management Japanese    
Associate Prof. KIMIJIMA Mikiko Management Accounting, Cost Accounting Japanese and English  
Associate Prof. KIMURA Akihisa Financial Accounting Japanese and English  
Associate Prof. KISHI Naoko Industry Analysis Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. MOTOHASHI Eiji Marketing Science,Marketing Reseach Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. NARUSHIMA Yasushi Operations Research, Mathemtical Optimization Japanese Require students to have learned linear algebra and calculus
Associate Prof. ONUMA Masaya Innovation Management Japanese  
Associate Prof. SATO Hidenori Organization Theory Japanese  
Associate Prof. SUN Ying Environmental Management, Environmental Economics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SUZUKI Kaori Mathematics, Algebraic Geometry Japanese and English      
Associate Prof. TAKAI Ayako Strategic Management Japanese  
Associate Prof. TAKASU Yusuke Financial Accounting Japanese    
Associate Prof. TAKEUCHI Ryosuke Internatinal Management, Business History Japanese  
Associate Prof. TERAMOTO Takashi Consumer Behavior, Marketing Communication Japanese and English    
Associate Prof. TSURUMI Hiroyuki Marketing, Marketing Research, Distribution Japanese  
Associate Prof. YOKOZAWA Kodo International Management, Knowledge Transfer Japanese or English  

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Department of International and Business Law

Contact: int.houka@ynu.ac.jp

Students are required to have Japanese language skills higher than or equivalent to JLPT N2 Level for Master’s Program. For Master’s dissertation, students may be allowed to use other languages with the permission of academic advisors.
Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor ARAKI Ichiro International Law, International Economic Law Japanese or English  
Professor IMAMURA Yoichi Civil Law, Law of Credit, French Law Japanese or French  
Professor KABASHIMA Hiromi Political Science, International Relations Japanese or English  
Professor KATO Mineo Environmental Law & Policy, Nature Conservation Law & Policy, National Park System Japanese or English *√ * Post-Doctoral Study only
Professor KAWABATA Yasuyuki Tax Law, International Taxation, EU Tax Law Japanese or English  
Professor KOIKE Osamu Public Policy and Administration, Development Policy Japanese or English  
Professor MIYAZAWA Toshiaki Civil Law Japanese  
Professor NEMOTO Youichi Private International Law, International Civil Procedure, Nationality Law Japanese or English  
Professor NISHIKAWA Kayo Civil Procedure, Civil Execution Japanese or English  
Professor SEKI Fusako Social Welfare Law, Elder Law Japanese or English  
Professor UTSUMI Tomoko Crimimal Law Japanese  
Professor YOO Hyucks Soo International Law, International Relations, International Economic Law Japanese and English  
Associate Prof. AOYAGI Yuka Economic Law Japanese and English  
Associate Prof. ISHIZAKI Yukiko Employment Law Japanese  
Associate Prof. ITAGAKI Katsuhiko Administrative Law Japanese  
Associate Prof. KOBAYASHI Takaaki Development Cooperation Policy Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. TABUCHI Helga Intellectual Property Law Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. YONEMURA Kotaro Philosophy of Law Japanese or English(further consultation required)      


(Contact:International Admissions Office)


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