Researchers

CISMOR Research Fellows

Name Affiliation Field
Director
Ada Taggar-Cohen
Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University Jewish Studies, Ancient Near Eastern Religion and History
Deputy Director
Katsumata Etsuko
Professor , School of Theology, Doshisha University Jewish Studies
Deputy Director
Kohara Katsuhiro
Professor, Dean, School of Theology, Doshisha University / Director, Center for the Study of Conscience Christian Thought, Comparative Religious Ethics, Monotheistic Studies
Deputy Director
Shinohe Junya
Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University Islamic Jurisprudence
Deputy Director
Nakanishi Hisae
Professor, Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University International relations surrounding Iran, Gender Issues in Muslim Societies
Deputy Director
Murakami Mika
Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University History of Modern Christianity, Reformation
Deputy Director
Murayama Moriyoshi
Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University New Testament Study
Asaka Tomoki Part-time lecturer, School of Theology, Doshisha University Systematic Theology, Christian Ethics
Abe Taiji Research Fellowship for Young Scientists, Organization for Research Initiatives and Development (CISMOR), Doshisha University Business Administration, Economics, The History of Doshisha
Ishikawa Ritsu Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University aesthetic theology
Liulan Wang Associate Profeesor, Faculty of Global and Regional Studies, Doshisha University Chinese Muslim and Christian Commmunities is East and Sorteat Asia
Ono Fumio Associate Professor, Faculty of Global and Regional Studies, Doshisha University Jewish Thought, History of German Thought, Philosophy of Education
Kitani Kanan Assistant Professor , School of Theology, Doshisha University Practical theology, Public religion, Religion and secular culture
Kitamura Tetsu Research Fellowship for Young Scientists, Organization for Research Initiatives and Development (CISMOR)/ Part-time lecturer, School of Theology, Doshisha University Hebrew Bible
Bettina Gildenhard Associate Professor, Faculty of Global Communications, Doshisha University Germany as an immigration country
Doron B. Cohen Part-time lecturer, Graduate School of Theology, Doshisha University Jewish Studies
Nakano Yasuharu Associate Professor , School of Theology, Doshisha University British and American church history, Quaker Studies
Nakamura Asuka Part-time lecturer, Doshisha University Iranian Studies
Nishi Naomi Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Law, Doshisha University Muslim minority in southern Thailand
Nishikawa Yukiko Professor, Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University Peace and Conflict Studies Security in East and Southeast Asia
Fujii Ayumi Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Global Communications, Doshisha University Comparative Studies on Psychoanalysis
Hiraoka Kotaro Part-time lecturer, Doshisha University Jewish Thought
Miyake Takehito Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University Sociology of Religion, Philosophy of Religion
Moriyama Teruaki Professsor, School of Theology, Doshisha University Socio-Cultural History of Muslim Societies in the Mediaeval West Asia
Aida Hirotsugu Contributing editorial writer for Kyodo News/Visiting Professor, Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Kansai University Journalism, U.S. Politics, U.S. intellectual history
Amano Yu JSPS Postdoctral Research Fellow, The University of Tokyo Jews of Iraqi origin and their identities
Ishiai Tsutomu Deputy Managing Editor, Tokyo HQ, the Asahi Shimbun Regional Studies (Middle East, Americas, europe) International Relations. Security, Journalism
Ishiguro Anri JSPS Postdoctral Research Fellow, The University of Kitakyushu Jewish Studies(American Jewish Women's History,Zionist Thought)
Ishida Kunio Research Fellow, CISMOR, Doshisha University Japan's Middle East Policy, Middle East Peace, Contemporary Jewry
Ichikawa Hiroshi Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo Judaism, History of Monotheism, Comparative Religion
Iwasaki Maki Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Matsuyama University Comparative Religion, Middle Eastern Studies, Immigrant Studies, Coptic Christianity and Islam
Ozawa Kaori Associate Professor, School of Letters, Kobe College Biblical Studies(Hebrew Bible, New Testament), Interpretation of the Bible in early Judaism
Osawa Kouji Assistant Professor,Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Chukyo University Biblical interpretations in the antiquity
Kagiya Hideyuki Research Fellow, CISMOR, Doshisha University Hermeneutics of Religious Metaphor
Kato Teppei Lecturer, Otemon Gakuin University Jewish and Christian Studies in the Greco-Roman Period
Kim Jin Hee Teacher, Noseguchi-church, United Church of Christ in Japan Systematic Theology, Philosophy of Religion, Theology of North-East Asia, Indigenization of Christianity
Kurata Natsuki researcher, Rikkyo Institute of Japanese Studies, Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture History of christianity in Japan, History of christian thought, Christianity and Islam
Kenjo Megumi Part-time lecture, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University Religion sociology, Islamic studies, Exegesis of the Quaran, Islamic thought in the modern Arab world
Goda Masato Professor・Dean, School of Arts and Letters, Meiji University History of modern Jewish Thoughts
Shida Masahiro Lecturer, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo Religious Studies, Jewish Studies
Shimada Hideharu Part-time lecturer, Rikkyo University/ Kokugakuin University/Kanda University of International Studies History of the Jewish People in the Medieval Islamic World
Shimamoto Takamitsu Part‐time lecturer, Otani university Intellectual History of Islam (Twelver Imami Shi'ism)
Shimomura Kazuki President, Reimei Islamic Society for the Promotion of the Islamic Sciences and Culture/Part time lecturer, Nagoya University of Foregin Studies,Nagoya City University Islamic Studies,Quranic Studies
Takao Chizuko Adjunct Researcher, Institute for Russian and Easterneuropean Studies, Comprehensive Research Organization, Waseda University Russian and Soviet History, Modern Jewish History
Takagi Hisao Associate Professor, The Center for Liberal Arts, Meiji Gakuin University History of Early Modern Philosophical and Jewish Thoughts
Takeuchi Yu Professor, The Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences Research, Kumamoto University Bible Studies,Hebrew Thought
Idiris Danismaz Researcher/Visiting Associate Professor, Center for Islamic Area Studies at Kyoto University, Islamic Sciences, Sufism
Degawa Nobuhisa Senior Commentator, News Commentators Bureau, Japan Broadcasting Corporation Middle East, Africa, Islamic region (Nationalism,Ethnicity, International Terrorism, Refugee Problems)
Tomita Kenji former Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University Studies on Modern Iran
Nagata Masaki Research Fellow, CISMOR, Doshisha University Humann Rights and Islamic law, Terrorism Studies
Nakatani Tadashi Associate Professor , Faculty of Liberal Arts, Teikyo University Japanese Diplomatic History, International Relations
Hirose Yoko Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University Area Study of the Caucasus, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Politics
Fujimoto Ryuji Associate Professor , Faculty of Liberal Arts, Teikyo University Social Philosophy, Sociology of Religion
Fujiwara Sawako Part-time lecturer, Japna Lutheran College/Part-time lecturer, Doshisha University ecumenical theology
Mori Wakaha The Institute for Cultural Studies of Ancient Iraq/Kokushikan University Sumerology, Cuneiform studies, Linguistics
Yamaguchi Wataru Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Teikyo University Diplomatic History, U.S.-Japan Relations
Yamamoto Hajime Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Yamaguchi University History and Religion in the Ancient Anatolia
Watanabe Kazuko Professor Emerita, Faculty of Human Sciences, Toyo Eiwa University Comparative History of Religion, Assyriology

CISMOR Senior Research Fellows

Name Affiliation Field
Amal Refaat Youssef Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University Japanese point of view towards religious belief by studying nature and the view to the other world and soul
Michel Mohr Associate Professor, Department of Religion, University of Hawaii at Mānoa
Osman Bakar Director, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam Islamic Studies
John L. Esposito Professor, Georgetown University Religion & International Affairs and Islamic Studies