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Graduate School of Education

Philosophy and History of Education Course

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.

Faculty Directory

Assoc. Prof. Niels VAN STEENPAAL

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

Assoc. Prof. Yuzo HIROSE

Philosophy of education, moral education, pedagogical anthropology

Assoc. Prof. Tomoko TANAKA

Japanese modern history, history of higher education institution

Prof. Shoko SUZUKI

Pedagogy, philosophy of education

Prof. Tadashi NISHIHIRA

Life-cycle studies, philosophy and psychology of spirituality

Prof. Takeshi KOMAGOME

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