Specialization Areas : Area studies
No. Name Department / Course Title / Position Specialization Areas
1 Institute for General Education
Professor Rural sociology and agricultural structure, Social welfare, Tertiary education, Area studies, Other (Social Development), Sociology
2 College of Gastronomy Management
Department of Gastronomy Management
Professor Cultural anthropology, Eating habits, Area studies, Linguistics, Japanese language education, Foreign language education
3 College of Policy Science
Department of Policy Science
Professor Area studies, Cultural anthropology, Economic statistics
4 College of Letters
Area Studies Program
Professor Area Studies, Human geography
5 College of Global Liberal Arts
Department of Global Liberal Arts
Professor Historical studies in general, Area studies, Japanese history, Economic history
6 College of Economics
Department of Economics
Professor Area studies, Economic theory, Economic policy
7 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Area Studies, Politics, International Relations
8 College of Economics
Department of Economics
Professor Area Studies, History of Thought, European literature, Foreign Language Education
9 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Area Studies, Philosophy/Ethics, Linguistics, English linguistics, Foreign Language Education, Cultural anthropology, Social Psychology
10 College of Letters
East Asian Studies Program
Professor Area Studies, Historical studies in general, History of the Orient
11 College of Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences
Professor Area Studies, City Planning and Building Planning
12 College of Gastronomy Management
Department of Gastronomy Management
Professor Area studies, Aesthetics and studies on art
13 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Area studies, Politics
14 Ritsumeikan Asia-Japan Research Organization
Asia-Japan Research Institute
Professor International relations, Area studies, History of thought, Foreign language education, Politics
15 College of Economics
Department of Economics
Professor Home economics/Human life, Area studies, Economic statistics
16 College of Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences
Professor Area Studies, Social welfare and social work studies, Special needs education
17 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Area studies, Environmental agriculture
18 College of Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences
Professor Area studies, Sociology, Communication Studies
19 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Sociology, Area Studies, American History
20 College of Economics
Department of Economics
Professor Tourism Studies, Politics, Area studies, Tertiary education
21 College of Letters
Global Studies Program
Professor Area Studies, Historical studies in general, Western History, Economic History
22 College of Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences
Professor Sports Science, Developmental mechanisms and the body works, Management, Commerce, Sociology, Area Studies, Social Psychology, Education on school subjects and activities, Applied Economics
23 College of Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences
Professor Sociology, Area studies, Social welfare
24 College of Policy Science
Department of Policy Science
Professor Area Studies, Economic Policy
25 College of Letters
International Studies and English Communication Program
Professor Area Studies, Gender, Historical studies in general, Western History, Others
26 Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences
Professor Area studies, Cultural anthropology
27 College of Science and Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Professor Town planning/ Architectural planning, Area Studies, Clothing life/Dwelling life
28 College of Letters
International Studies and English Communication Program
Professor Area studies, Gender, Historical studies in general, History of Europe and America, Cultural studies
29 College of Letters
Global Studies Program
Professor Environmental policy and social systems, Area Studies, History of Thought, Literature in general, History of Europe and America, Cultural anthropology, International relations, Economic theory, Economic doctrine/ Economic thought
30 Research Organization of Open Innovation & Collaboration
Professor Social systems engineering/ Safety system, Area Studies, Management, Resource Maintenance Studies, Forestry/Forest Engineering, Agricultural Environmental Engineering, Agronomy, Others
31 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Area studies, International relations, Economic policy
32 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Area studies, Politics, International relations, Studey of Journalism
33 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Area studies, History of Asia and Africa, Historical studies in general
34 College of Letters
Global Studies Program
Professor Area Studies, Japanese Literature, Literature in English, Literature in general
35 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Area Studies, International Relations, Politics, Religious Studies, History of Thought
36 The Kinugasa Research Organization
Professor Cultural assets study and museology, Area Studies, Fine art history, Historical studies in general, Japanese history, Cultural anthropology
37 College of Gastronomy Management
Department of Gastronomy Management
Professor Area studies, Tourism Studies, Management, Town planning/Architectural planning
38 College of Economics
Department of Economics
Professor Area Studies, Economic Policy
39 College of Information Science and Engineering
Department of Information Science and Engineering
Professor Computer system, Software, Information network, Information security, Web informatics, Service informatics, Social systems engineering/Safety system, Area studies, New fields of law, Communication/Network engineering
40 College of Letters
Human Studies Program
Professor Childhood science (childhood environment science), Area studies, History of thought, Art at large, Japanese literature, Literature in English, Cultural anthropology, Education, Sociology of education
41 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Professor Economic policy, Agricultural and food economics, Area studies, International relations
42 Institute for General Education
Professor Learning support system, Natural disaster/Disaster prevention science, Area Studies, Social Psychology, Sociology of education, Civil and environmental engineering, Town planning/ Architectural planning
43 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Associate Professor Design and evaluation of sustainable and environmental conscious system, Area studies, Sociology, Agricultural science in rural society and development
44 College of Letters
Global Studies Program
Associate Professor History of Asia and Africa, Area studies
45 College of Global Liberal Arts
Department of Global Liberal Arts
Associate Professor International relations, Area studies, Politics
46 College of Gastronomy Management
Department of Gastronomy Management
Associate Professor Chinese literature, Area studies, Art at large
47 Graduate School of Professional Teacher Education
Associate Professor Area studies, Human geography, Education on school subjects and activities
48 College of Letters
Area Studies Program
Associate Professor Geography, Area studies, Human geography
49 Ritsumeikan Asia-Japan Research Organization
Asia-Japan Research Institute
Associate Professor Area studies
50 Ritsumeikan International
Associate Professor Area studies, International relations
51 Institute for General Education
Associate Professor Area studies, Sociology, Social welfare and social work studies
52 College of Global Liberal Arts
Department of Global Liberal Arts
Associate Professor Area studies, Philosophy/Ethics, History of thought, Politics, International relations
53 Ritsumeikan Asia-Japan Research Organization
Associate Professor Religious studies, History of thought, International relations, Area studies
54 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Associate Professor Area studies, International relations
55 College of Letters
Area Studies Program
Associate Professor Geography, Area studies, y Human geography, Environmental Influence Valuation/Environment Policy
56 College of Global Liberal Arts
Department of Global Liberal Arts
Associate Professor History of thought, Politics, Sociology, Area studies
57 College of Policy Science
Department of Policy Science
Associate Professor Environmental and ecological symbiosis, Design and evaluation of sustainable and environmental conscious system, Environmental policy and social systems, Area studies, Sociology, Social psychology, Education, Ecology/Environment, Rural environmental engineering/Planning
58 College of Economics
Department of Economics
Associate Professor Rural sociology and agricultural structure, Economic policy, Agricultural and food economics, Area studies
59 The Kinugasa Research Organization
Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage
Associate Professor Town planning/Architectural planning, Area studies, Disaster Mitigation Planning of Historic cities
60 College of International Relations
Department of International Relations
Associate Professor Cultural anthropology and folklore, Japanese history, Politics, Tourism studies, Area studies
61 College of Global Liberal Arts
Department of Global Liberal Arts
Associate Professor Area studies
62 College of Policy Science
Department of Policy Science
Associate Professor Social systems engineering/ Safety system, Natural disaster / Disaster prevention science, Area studies, Sociology, Social psychology, Experimental psychology
63 College of Letters
Area Studies Program
Associate Professor Geography, Area studies, Tourism Studies
64 College of Gastronomy Management
Department of Gastronomy Management
Associate Professor Sociology, Cultural anthropology and folklore, Agricultural and food economics, Rural sociology and agricultural structure, Family and consumer sciences, and culture and living, Area studies
65 College of Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences
Assistant Professor History of Asia and Africa, Sociology, Area studies, Tourism studies
66 College of Letters
Area Studies Program
Assistant Professor Human geography, Area studies, Cultural anthropology, Library and information science, humanistic and social informatics
67 Ritsumeikan-Global Innovation Research Organization
Assistant Professor Cultural anthropology, Area studies
68 The Kinugasa Research Organization
Senior Researcher Design and evaluation of sustainable and environmental conscious system, Natural disaster/Disaster prevention science, Area studies, Tourism Studies, Human geography, Cultural anthropology, International relations, Economic policy, Sociology
69 Graduate School of International Relations
Researcher International relations, Area studies, Others
70 Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences
Researcher Area studies, Others