Organization

Organization

Group1 - Diachronic Research

UNIT A:The Formation and Development of Japanese Buddhism

Kusunoki Junshō
(Director)
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Irisawa Takashi Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Nakagawa Osamu Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Michimoto Tesshin Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Ryukoku University
Tsuchiya Kazumi Visiting researcher,Research Institute for Buddhist Cultures, Ryukoku University
Fujimaru Kaname Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Hasegawa Takeshi Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Ryukoku University
Kawasoe Taishin Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Sugioka Takanori
(Unit Leader)
Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Ryukoku University
Tamaki Koji Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Takada Bun'ei Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Muraoka Hitoshi Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Watanabe Hisashi Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Minowa Kenryō Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Nishitani Isao Specialist, Sennyū-ji Museum
Otani YukaLecturer, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University

UNIT B:The Formation and Development of Japanese Buddhism

Akamatsu Tesshin Professor Emeritus,Ryukoku University
Tatsudani Akio Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Nakanishi Naoki
(Group Leader)
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Iwata Mami Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Nōnin Masaaki Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Mitani Mazumi
(Unit Leader)
Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Ryukoku University
Ichikawa Yoshifumi Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Matsui Ryūgo Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Ryukoku University
Hayashi Yukio Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Yoshinaga Shin'ichi Professor, Maizuru National College of Technology
Ōsawa Kōji Specialist, Religious Affairs Division, Cultural Affairs Department, Agency for Cultural Affairs (Japan)
Richard Jaffe Associate Professor, Duke University


Asada Masahiro Research Fellow, Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures, Ryukoku University
Miyaji Akira Research Fellow, Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures, Ryukoku University

Group2 - Synchronic Research

UNIT A:Contemporary Japanese Buddhism: Society and the Public Good

Dake Mitsuya
(Assistant Director, Group Leader)
Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Ryukoku University
Fuji Yoshinari Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Wakahara Yūshō
(Unit Leader)
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Okamoto Kensuke Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Science, Ryukoku University
Osakami Miyuki Professor, Faculty of Sociology, Ryukoku University
Noro Sei Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Takemoto Ryōgo Researcher, Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Research Institute
Mark Rowe Associate Professor, McMaster University

UNIT B:Japanese Buddhism in an Inclusive, Multicultural Society: Challenges and Prospects

Takada Shinryō Professor Emeritus,Ryukoku University
Nasu Eishō
(Unit Leader)
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Ryukoku University
Kohara Katsuhiro Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Conscience, Doshisha University
Duncan Williams Professor, University of Southern California
Honda Aya Associate Professor, Organization of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Hyogo University


Katsura Shōryū Research Fellow, Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures, Ryukoku University
Satō Chisui Research Fellow, Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures, Ryukoku University
Dennis Hirota Research Fellow, Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures, Ryukoku University

Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Research Assistants

Ōmi Toshihiro Post-Doctoral Researcher
Kuwahara Akinobu Post-Doctoral Researcher
Kumagai Takafumi Research Assistant
Murakami Akiya Research Assistant

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