Education and Human Sciences Chair studies education and human beings from diverse perspectives. Research agendas are wide ranging, including but not limited to theory building for curriculum development and instructional designs, pedagogy and educational assessment, historical analyses of education, empirical studies on human minds and brain development, philosophical investigations into social and global issues, and education studies on cultural aspects including arts, religions, and customs.

Prof. Takeshi KOMAGOME

Japanese history of education, history of Japanese colonial education, post-colonial studies

Homepage: http://jshse.educ.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

 

Prof. Masako MYOWA

Development of social cognition, comparative cognitive science, mother-infant relationship

Homepage:  http://myowa.educ.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

 

Prof. Tadashi NISHIHIRA

Life-cycle studies, philosophy and psychology of spirituality

 

Prof. Kanae NISHIOKA

Curriculum development, classroom instruction, educational assessment

E-Mail:nishioka

 

Prof. Shoko SUZUKI

Pedagogy, philosophy of education

 

Prof. Satoji YANO

Anthropological study of education, creativity of human beings

 

Assoc. Prof. Yuzo HIROSE

Philosophy of education, moral education, pedagogical anthropology

 

Assoc. Prof. Terumasa ISHII

Curriculum development, classroom instruction, educational assessment

E-Mail:ishii

 

Assoc. Prof. Yusuke MORIGUCHI

Developmental cognitive science, developmental psychology, self-control, imagination

E-Mail:moriguchi
Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/moriguchichildlab/

 

Assoc. Prof. Jeremy RAPPLEYE

Sociology and philosophy of education in comparative perspectives

 

Assoc. Prof. Naoko SAITO

Philosophy of education, American philosophy

 

Assoc. Prof. Tomoko TANAKA

Japanese modern history, history of higher education institution

 

Assoc. Prof. Niels VAN STEENPAAL

Japanese (intellectual) history of education, media history, moral culture

 

Program-Specific Assist. Prof. Yukari TANAKA

Development of social cognition, mother-infant interaction, plasticity of brain activity