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2017

(Sep. 14)
Curtains Fall on “Koike Theater”: Government in the Capital Following the Tokyo Assembly Elections
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public administration, Theories of local governance
(Aug. 24)
Chulalongkorn University Celebrates a Hundred Years - Heritage of Kings Rama V and Rama VI -
Toshiaki Hasegawa
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Economic Policy, Interindustry-based Macro Econometric Modelling
(Aug. 3)
Thoughts on eel conservation during Japan’s biggest eel-eating day of the year
Kenzo Kaifu
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Director, Eel Conservation Research Unit, Chuo University Research Development Initiative Member, International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC) Anguillid Eel Specialist Group (AESG)
Area of Specialization: Conservation Ecology
(July. 27)
A Commitment to Tend to Sacred Waters Mo Yi and Documentary Photography in China
Akira Yamamoto
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Chinese Literature and Stylistics
(June. 1)
The Publicness of Religion and the State
Hideki Shibata
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Western economic history
(May. 11)
Tokyo’s Koike Administration So Far and Its First Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Elections
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public administration, local self-government
(Apr. 20)
Is Investing in Safe Assets Safe?
Koichi Ando
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Economics and Finance Theory

2016

(Jan. 12)
Current Status of Support for the Development of Legal Systems by the Ministry of Justice – Passionate Lawyers Working around the World
Sakai Kohei
Fellow, Chuo Law School (Director of the International Cooperation Department, Research and Training Institute, Ministry of Justice)
Areas of Specialization: The Practice of Criminal Law, and Practical Support for the Development of Legal Systems
(Dec. 22)
Reflections on the Chuo Anti-Harassment Campaign 2016
Saeko Nagashima
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: British Literature, Gender/Sexuality Studies
(Dec. 20)
Where to for the Koike Metropolitan Government as Tokyo’s Politics Turns into a House of Cards
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Science
(Dec. 1)
Chuo’s 8th International Week: Mexico
Yuri Komuro
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Applied Linguistics, Lexicography
(Nov. 10)
Soccer Club Management Course
Takeo Watanabe
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Management accounting, organizational psychology
(Out. 6)
Mathematics, Literature, and Movies
Yoji Ito
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Film, French Literature
(July. 21)
Active Learning as Liberal Arts Education: Cases of “Program for Experiencing Business Formation”
Sumitaka Ushio
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Management Accounting, Accounting Education
(June. 30)
How to Stop Voting Rights at 18 from Becoming “Imposed Voting Rights”
Yuzo Nakanishi
Emeritus Professor, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Administrative law, public services law, etc.
(June. 16)
Can Makura-no-Soshi be Literature?
Hirofumi Fujiwara
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Japanese language, Heian Period language research
(May. 26)
Protecting our water in earthquakes
Hirokazu Hirano
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Structural Engineering, Seismic Engineering, and Environmental Simulation
(Apr. 11)
Transforming words—what makes it right?
Yumi Fujiike
Specially Appointed Associate Professor
Areas of Specialization: Japanese Corpus Linguistics, History of the Japanese Language
(Apr. 4)
Credit Cards and the Tokyo Olympics
Osamu Kasai
Professor, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Contract Law, International Transaction, Sports Law

2015

(Mar. 22)
The Great East Japan Earthquake: Bringing out the Best and Worst of Japan’s Civic-Mindedness
Hideo Nakazawa
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Sociology, Regional Sociology
(Mar. 14)
Chemical pollutants in the convenient lifestyle
Kahoko Nishikawa
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Microbial ecosystems and aquatic environments
(Mar. 7)
Scoring Artistic Performance: Rhythmic Gymnastics
Ikuko Uratani
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Sports philosophy
(Feb. 22)
Engineers Can’t Afford to Ignore the Business World
Ken Takeuchi
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: ICT Design
(Feb. 15)
Towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
Masaaki Mori
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Physical education, sports sociology
(Feb. 8)
Internet Radio and British Poetry
Michiko Kanetake
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: British Poetry, Classical Rhetoric
(Feb. 1)
Population Decline and the Law from the Perspective of Legal Philosophy
Yachiko Yamada
Professor, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Legal philosophy, Civil Law
(Jan. 25)
Properly Using Laser Pointers Danger of Laser Beams Being Pointed at Aircraft
Ichiro Shoji
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Lasers, Nonlinear Optics
(Jan. 12)
Daily English in the Lab
Shota Kuwahara
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Physical Chemistry and Materials Science
(Dec. 28)
ASEAN Countries: The Future of Japanese Business
Hiroshi Nakamura
Dean, Business School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Distribution strategy theory, marketing strategy theory
(Dec. 21)
How I became a researcher of Latin American Politics
Ritsuko Funaki
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Comparative Politics, Latin American Studies
(Dec. 14)
Misunderstanding in Discussions on Reduced Tax Rates
Toshiaki Hasegawa
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Economic Policy, Interindustry-Based Macro Econometric Modelling
(Dec. 7)
Why are Jun Ikeido Dramas Such a Hit?
Takeshi Usami
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Modern Japanese Literaturee
(Nov. 30)
Preserving Hekiunso - a Cultural Heritage
Takehiro Iwashita
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Area of specialization: Japanese literature
(Nov. 24)
No more global warming
Yuh Fukai
Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Metal Physics, Materials Science, Earth Sciences
(Nov. 16)
Corporate Governance - No Longer Somebody Else’s Problem
Kenichi Osugi
Professor, Law, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Commercial Code, Companies Act and the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act
(Nov. 9)
Learning through Involvement in the Real World of Entrepreneurship and Policy-Making
Ryohei Takahashi
Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Local government, administrative and fiscal reform, youth involvement, career education
(Nov. 2)
The Role of Higher Education in Engineering Education
Mitsunori Makino
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Systems Analysis, Visualization, Computer Graphics
(Oct. 26)
Challenging the Interpretation of the Constitution
Motohiro Hashimoto
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public Law
(Oct. 19)
International Mathematical Olympiad
Takahiko Fujita
Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Managing Director, Mathematical Olympiad Foundation of Japan
Leader of Japanese Team to 56th International Mathematical Olympiad, Thailand
(Oct. 13)
Revitalizing Japan’s Regions
Yuichi Seki
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Administrative management, administrative reform
(Oct. 5)
Transformation of corporate culture
Shinichiro Abe
Specially-Appointed Professor, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Corporate Reorganization and Reconstruction, Competition Law, M&A, and Legal Disputes
(Sep. 28)
Troubling with overflowing English
Miyuki Tani
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Linguistics, English Language Studies
(Sep. 18)
Learning from Southeast Asia
Hisanori Kato
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Socio-religious anthropology, Southeast Asian studies, comparative civilizations
(Sep. 14)
Mitigating River Disasters and Creating a Rich Water Environment—Technological and Social Infrastructure Development by Universities—
Shoji Fukuoka
Professor, Research and Development Initiatives, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: River Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Disaster Prevention and Environment, Civil Planning
(Sep. 7)
Corporate strategy by students
Sho Yuki
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Marketing Theory, Distribution Theory
(Aug. 31)
Graffiti on Bismarck’s Statue
Masaaki Okamoto
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: American Literature
(Aug. 24)
Developing Global Human Resources
Shuichiro Megata
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization; International Law, Diplomatic Theory
(Aug. 17)
What is lacking in English language education in Japan?
Shigenori Wakabayashi
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, morphosyntax
(Aug. 3)
Ability to Imagine Others
Kayoko Koyasu
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Contemporary Chinese Literature, Folklore
(Jul. 27)
Dialog-based approach towards compliance and corporate value
Tsuneo Osawa
Lawyer, Professor at Toin Law School and Visiting Professor at Chuo Law School
Areas of Specialization: Theories and Practices of Legal Dialog, ADR and Compliance
(Jul. 21)
A New Energy System to Mitigate Global Warming
Hiroyuki Hatano
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specification: Reaction Engineering and Process Systems, Fluidization, and Desiccant Air Conditioning
(Jul. 13)
The World of Miyuki Nakajima
Masataka Umeda
Former Professor, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: French language, French literature
(Jul. 6)
The Mathematics of Polyhedrons
Tatsuru Takakura
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Geometry, Topology
(Jun. 29)
Active Learning x Code of Conduct = ?
—Interpreting the Report of the Central Council for Education on Senior High School-University
Akihiro Suzuki
Teacher of Japanese, Chuo University Suginami High School
Areas of Specialization: Modern Japanese Literature
(Jun. 22)
The Japanese particle "wa"
Takashi Hashimoto
Chuo University Yokohama Junior & Senior High School teacher
Areas of study: Lexical semantics, second-language acquisition, grammatical history
(Jun. 15)
Traffic Signals in the Near Future:Universal Design of the Mechanism
KOMIYA, Yastake
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Commercial law, corporation law, and capital market law
(Jun. 8)
Survival through Feminization of the Workforce in Japan’s Declining Regions
Josuke Amada
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Social Science
(Jun. 1)
Osaka Metropolis plan dissolved
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Science, Public Administration
(May. 25)
The Constitution and Reporting of Real Names in Criminal Cases Involving Juveniles
Kenji Shibata
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public Law
(May. 18)
The tragic genius who saved the UK by breaking the Enigma Code —The Achievements of Alan Turing (The main character in the recent film The Imitation Game)—
Shigeo Tsujii
Professor, Research and Development Initiative, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Information security and theory and history of code
(May. 11)
Measuring Blood Pressure with MEMS
Tetsuji Dohi
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Micro nano-devices
(May. 1)
Designing Regional Revitalization
Akira Yamasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Industrial Economics, Economic Geography
(Apr. 27)
The Shelved Deluxe Edition of The Little Prince
Yumeji Asaoka
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: French and Canadian Literature, Thought, Philosophy, Therapy Theory
(Apr. 20)
The Future of Sixth Sector Industrialization as Seen from Sakura Shrimp Fishing in Yui, Shizuoka
Emiko Tsuyuki
Professor, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Organizational Theory, Strategy Theory, Entrepreneurship Theory
(Apr. 13)
Regional Fieldwork and Revitalization Plans
Yoshihisa Maruyama
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Accounting, Environmental Accounting, Meso-accounting
(Apr. 6)
Reforming of the Japan Agricultural Cooperatives
Nobuhiko Sugiura
Professor, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management (Business School), Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Financial Law and IT Law
(Mar. 30)
The Aim of the 2015 Revision of the Quality Management Systems Standard
Takeshi Nakajo
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Quality Management, Reliability and Safety Engineering
(Mar. 26)
The Significance and Difficulties of Conducting Opinion Polls
Satoko Yasuno
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Social psychology, public opinion research
(Mar. 16)
Coexistence with robots ~The robot map: application of human movement history~
Mihoko Niitsuma
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Interactive communication between humans and robots, creating intelligent space, human interfaces
(Mar. 9)
Carried away in poetry
Toshiyuki Suzuki
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Early modern Japanese literature
(Mar. 2)
Thoughts on the Scholarship Problem
Takeshi Hamaoka
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Greek philosophy
(Feb. 23)
Regional Revitalization: Another Perspective
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Science
(Feb. 16)
Biostatistics, Medical Care and Social Health
Yasuo Ohashi
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Biostatistics
(Feb. 9)
Dissolution of the House of Representatives and Shigeru Hori
Motohiro Hashimoto
Professor of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public Law
(Feb. 2)
Why we should still read books
Takahisa Honda
Professor of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public Law
(Jan. 26)
Why an IT researcher does not let children use IT
Ken Takeuchi
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: ICT Design
(Jan. 19)
Looking at America through the “American Dream”
- the Future of the “Dream”
Masae Yamashiro
Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: American culture, mass culture, and comparative culture
(Jan. 13)
Looking toward the Next Generation of University Education (continued)
―New Methods of University Education Effectively Utilizing ICT―
Masatake Saito
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Technology Management, Systems Engineering, Information Education
(Jan. 5)
Introversion of Japan’s youth
Misa Matsuda
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Communications, media theory

2014

(Dec. 22)
Environmental Issues and Individual Behavior
Mikiko Shinoki
Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Sociology
(Dec. 15)
The Mottainai concept to revive our economy: Action Reuse Research through PBL
So Sasaki
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Environmental Economics and International Public Policy
(Dec. 8)
Emerging Issues in Work-life Balance: Support for Employee Caregivers
Hiroki Sato
Professor, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management
Areas of Specialization: Human Resources Management
(Dec. 1)
A Confusing Amendment to the Worker Dispatching Act
Katsutoshi Kezuka
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Labor Law
(Nov. 25)
Is faster travel better?
Shigeru Kashima
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Transportation Engineering and National Land Planning
(Nov. 17)
The Use and Anonymization of Personal Data
Shinsuke Ito
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Economic statistics
(Nov. 10)
Toward the“planetary fieldwork”: understanding the social structure and underlying human energy
Michinobu Niihara
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Regional sociology, fieldwork and theory of the planetary society
(Nov. 4)
Japan's trade deficit
Kenichi Murakami
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Economic Theory, Japanese Economic and Industrial Theory
(Oct. 27)
Corporate Research Utilizing Company Histories
Fumikatsu Kubo
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Business History (Japanese Business History, Asian Business History), Economic History
(Oct. 20)
Exploring the Beauty of the Tama Campus
Toshiyuki Nakagawa
Part-Time Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Part-Time Staff, University History Compilation Office , Chuo University
Areas of Specialization; Modern Japanese History, Meiji Restoration History
(Oct. 14)
A Gender-Equal Society and Affirmative Action
Mamiko Ueno
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Constitutional Law, French Public Law
(Oct. 6)
Misconception of Japanese People and Foreign Languages
Ushio Ono
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Modern French Literature
(Sep. 29)
Why Belgium is Strong
Hisashi Suzuki
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Cybernetics
(Sep. 22)
The Decline of Eels and the Sustainability of Society
Kenzo Kaifu
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Conservation Ecology
(Sep. 16)
Robot-Car Liability
Susumu Hirano
Professor of Law, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University; Dean, Graduate School of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: American civil law (torts/contracts), cyber law (Internet law)
(Sep. 8)
Japan, A Medium-Burden Tuberculosis Country
Hiroshi Komachi
Director, Chuo University Health Center and Clinical Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Areas of specialization: Internal Medicine and Neurology (Stroke, Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.)
(Sep. 1)
The Way Forward on the Environmental Problem
Shunji Ouchi
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: geosciences, geomorphology
(Aug. 25)
The Conditions for the Development of Cities from the Perspective of Comparative Urban History
Teruo Shiba
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Urban history, history of the Western World, history of commerce
(Aug. 18)
Children and Impact of Line
Osamu Magata
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Criminal law
(Aug. 11)
Recommending Dialogical Thought
Shinichi Muraoka
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University Areas of Specialization: Modern and Contemporary German Philosophy (German Idealism, German-Jewish Thought)
(Aug. 4)
New Grad Mass Recruiting
Yoichiro Nakagawa
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Economic history of contemporary France
(Jul. 28)
2020 Tokyo Olympics—Bringing Change
Hiroshi Narita
Specially Appointed Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Urban Management, Local Government Finance
(Jul. 22)
The Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Its Lessons for the TPP
Takuya Sato
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Marxist Economics, Monopoly Capitalism Theory, Service Economy Theory
(Jul. 14)
Japan: An Information-Poor Country
Hisamichi Yamazaki
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Library and Information Science
(Jul. 7)
The Fear of FreeTrade Agreements
Midori Narazaki
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Economic Law, Private International Law
(Jun. 30)
Rubric-based Competency
Hirokazu Hirano
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Structural Engineering, Seismic Engineering, and Environmental Simulation
(Jun. 23)
Practical Study of International Cooperation and Promoting Fair Trade
Mitsuhiro Hayashi
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Development Economics
(Jun. 16)
Tragedy Not Forgotten
Toru Nakamura
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: English and American Literature, American Novels, and American Culture
(Jun. 9)
Migrated society and globalization
Kotaro Torii
Associate professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Knowledge Engineering, Intelligent Information Science, Sports Science
(Jun. 2)
Risks of Thesis Writing Services and the Faculty's New Approach
Nobuhiko Sugiura
Professor, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management
Areas of Specialization: Financial Law, IT Law
(May. 26)
Halving University Fees
Reiji Hirayama
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: German Language and Literature
(May. 19)
Judges Struggle to Find the Right Balance in Elections
Daniel Rosen
Professor, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: American law, media law, and entertainment law
(May. 12)
Lessons from the “Lehman shock”
Toyoharu Takahashi
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Investments, Financial Engineering
(May. 7)
Reading Paul Celan in 2014
Akira Kita
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: German Literature, Modern Lyric Poetry centered on Paul Celan
(Apr. 28)
The Magic of NHK’s Asadora
Takeshi Usami
Professor of Modern Literature, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Modern Japanese Literature
(Apr. 21)
Three Years After the Nuclear Accident
Shuhei Okuyama
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: History of Technology, Modern Technology
(Apr. 14)
Japan’s Crime Rate – A Rollercoaster Ride
Koichiro Ito
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Criminal Law
(Apr. 7)
The Magic of the Narrative Art of Rakugo: Story World Expanded by Imagination
Masataka Umeda
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: French language, French literature
(Mar. 31)
Social Contribution by Universities: Observing Student Volunteer Activities
Mitsuru Yamashina
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Clinical Psychology
(Mar. 24)
Different Opera Productions as Mirrors of Modern Society: Madama Butterfly as a Case Study
Miho Morioka
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Opera production criticism, English literature
(Mar. 17)
Bullying and Crime
Osamu Magata
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Criminal law
(Mar. 10)
Advanced Robotic Developments from Animal Behavior
Robots Taught by Earthworms?
Taro Nakamura
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Robotics and Mechatronics, Mechanical Systems, Intelligent Mechanics
(Mar. 3)
Approve or Disapprove: Selling Suica Travel Records
Hiroshi Miyashita
Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, information law
(Feb. 24)
The Significance of Elections - Balancing Representativeness, Cost and Governability
Hiroko Kudo
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Science, Public Policy, Public Management
(Feb. 17)
Appointment of the New Governor
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Science
(Feb. 10)
Sharing Memories of the War Across Borders:
Chuo University's Japan-Netherlands Exchange Conference
Yuji Miyamaru
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: British literature and culture
(Feb. 3)
Learning to Look at Faces and Be Looked at
Hiroko Ichikawa
Institute Assistant Professor, Research and Development Initiative, Chuo University
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Areas of Specialization: Developmental Cognitive Psychology
(Jan. 27)
Facing International Integration of Accounting Standards
Yoshikazu Tomizuka
Professor, Accounting School, Chuo University (Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting)
Areas of Specialization: Accounting
(Jan. 20)
Japan-Vietnam Relations: Dong Du and Nam Du
Toshio Ogata
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Macroeconomics, Ecological Economics
(Jan. 14)
What's the Problem with “Railroading”? On the Passage of the Special Secrecy Law
Nobuyuki Sato
Professor, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public law, British, American and Canadian law, information law
(Jan. 6)
What is the Future of Japanese Work Styles?
Masahiro Abe
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Labor economics

2013

(Dec. 24)
How Should We Approach Global Warming?
Tomoko Nakano
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Geoscience, Climatology
(Dec. 16)
Unwanted Pregnancies and the Legal System:
What the New German Law on Interests of the Mother and Interests of the Child Reveals
Hirohito Suzuki
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Family law, Child Welfare Act
(Dec. 9)
The Role of Japanese Companies in Global Society
Tomonori Inukai
Associate Professor, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Business Administration
(Dec. 2)
Discussion Techniques to Inspire Inter-civilizational Understanding:
From Experiences Guiding Students Abroa
Chikako Takeishi
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Sociology of Knowledge
(Nov. 25)
Live in this Precious Moment
Manabu Tsuzuki
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Developmental Psychology
(Nov. 18)
Guiding People in Amoeba Management
Takeo Watanabe
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Accounting
(Nov. 11)
To Sell Japanese Environmental Technologies
So Sasaki
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Environmental Economics and International Public Policy
(Nov. 5)
Raising the Consumption Tax Rate
Shigeki Morinobu
Professor, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Tax Law
(Oct. 28)
The Normative Power of Constitutional Law and the Federal Constitutional Court
Tsuyoshi Hatajiri
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Constitutional Law
(Oct. 21)
Dialectic Thinking and Career Education
-Thoughts on Running a Career Design Course
Nobuyoshi Torii
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Economic theory, theory of modern capitalism
(Oct. 15)
The Mechanism that Changes Properties in a Flash of Light
Kenji Yonemitsu
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Condensed Matter Theory, Molecular Substances, Photoinduced Phase Transitions
(Oct. 7)
Memories of the Great East Japan Earthquake
Shigenori Iwata
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Folklore, Historiography
(Sep. 30)
Brides Crying at Weddings:
A Similarity between Wedding Receptions in Contemporary Japan and Peasant Rituals in Imperial Russia
Naho Igaue
Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Cultural Anthropology (Ethnology), Russian History
(Sep. 24)
Is Naoki Hanzawa a Reincarnation of GTO?
Takeshi Usami
Professor of Modern Literature, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Modern Japanese Literature
(Sep. 17)
The Aesthetics of Tenacity
Mikiko Ishikawa
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Urban Environmental Planning, Environmental Design
(Sep. 9)
Convenience Stores Thrive as Department Stores Falter
- A Spatial Economics Perspective
Toshiharu Ishikawa
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Applied economics
(Sep. 2)
The Appeal of Dictionary-Making Conveyed in Assemble the Boats
Yuri Komuro
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Applied Linguistics, English Lexicography
(Aug. 26)
Nippon Wine and Domestic Wine
Kimie Harada
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Finance, Finance Supervision and Securitization
(Aug. 19)
Upon Completion of the Suicide Survey Analysis
Kayako Sakisaka
Specially-Appointed Associate Professor, Chuo University Organization for Common Education Initiatives
Areas of Specialization: social epidemiology, global health, public health, international cooperation
(Aug. 12)
Will Japan's Politics Change After the End of the Divided Diet?
Interpreting the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly and Upper House Elections
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Science
(Aug. 5)
Are Lithium Ion Batteries Safe?
Mariko Matsunaga
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Electrochemistry, Thin film and surface interface physical properties
(Jul. 29)
“Non-flowing” Art History: The Modernity of Henri Focillon's Thought
Shigeki Abe
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Aesthetics, Art History
(Jul. 22)
Reconstruction Stuck at the Recovery Level
Hideo Nakazawa
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: political sociology, regional sociology
(Jul. 16)
Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
Required to Change Their Characteristics
Tadanobu Nemoto
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Finance and International Finance
(Jul. 8)
People Coming and Going through the Great Wall of China
Yasuhiro Kawagoe
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Early Modern Chinese History
(Jul. 1)
Financial compensation for dismissal: How much is paid in a trial?
Kyota Eguchi
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Labor Economics, applied microeconomics
(Jun. 24)
Open Source Software as a Public Good
Jun Iio
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Information system design
(Jun. 17)
Rethinking 20th Century Human and Social Sciences: Thoughts upon Translating Joseph Heath'sFollowing the Rules
Hirokazu Takizawa
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Game Theory, Experimental Economics, and Philosophy of Economics
(Jun. 10)
Margaret Thatcher's Death and Freedom of Speech
Tatsuro Tanji
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: British novels
(Jun. 3)
Economic Development in the ASEAN Region and Japanese Companies
Kiriyama Noboru
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Regional economics in Southeast Asia and international relations
(May. 27)
Adult Guardianship System and the Right to Vote
Makoto Arai
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Civil Law, Trust Law
(May. 20)
Farming the Desert: Colonel Qadhafi's Dream
Masatoshi Miichi
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University; Director, Chuo University Library
Areas of Specialization: Western history
(May. 13)
The Growth of Net Shopping and Its Support by Retailers
Hiroshi Nakamura
Professor, Business School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Marketing
(May. 7)
On Tax Effect Accounting
Keiko Kitamura
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Accounting
(Apr. 30)
Seminar Activities as “Intellectual Internships”
Atsushi Masunaga
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: History of British economics
(Apr. 22)
The Appeal of Club Culture: Why Do People Get Together?
Masaaki Mori
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Physical education
(Apr. 15)
Think Planetary: For Young People Who Live in a Planetary Society
Michinobu Niihara
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Regional sociology, international fieldwork, planetary society theory
(Apr. 8)
Aiming for a Better Society: Policy and Value Judgments
Akira Yokoyama
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialty: Economic policy, public finance, public choice
(Apr. 1)
The Two Basic Laws of Life -Family Law and Labor Law-
Shinichiro Toyama
Specially Appointed Professor, Chuo Law School
Areas of Specialization: Labor law, family law, traffic accident civil liability law, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) system, bankruptcy law, corporate compliance, financial legal affairs, antitrust law, personal information protection law
(Mar. 25)
Another Catastrophe: History Repeats Itself
Hidehiro Nakao
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Pan-pacific literatures and cultures
(Mar. 18)
Muda
Toshiyuki Suzuki
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Area of specialization: early modern Japanese literature
(Mar. 11)
Thoughts on the Future of Human Resource Management in Japan
Yutaka Nakashima
Specially Appointed Professor, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management
Areas of specialization: Human resource management theory, personnel policy theory
(Mar. 4)
The Cultural Artifacts of the Shosoin
Takehiro Iwashita
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Area of specialization: Japanese literature
(Feb. 25)
What the Sanriku disaster area needs now:
Challenges made by students as outsiders
Hideo Nakazawa, Et al.
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Sociology, Regional Sociology
(Feb. 18)
The Growing Popularity of High School English Debates in Japan:
Current Conditions and Issues
Yoshiro Yano
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Theoretical sociology, debate education
(Feb. 12)
From Contents to Context: The Potential of Context Design Strategy
Toshihiko Miura
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Marketing Theory, Consumer Behavior Theory
(Feb. 4)
Reading the Lower House and Tokyo Gubernatorial Double Elections and the Upcoming Upper House Election
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Political Science
(Jan. 28)
Historical Origin of the Japanese Ie System
Satoshi Sakata
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Medieval Japanese History
(Jan. 21)
Maintaining a Sense of Balance in an ICT Society
Hideo Yamamoto
Professor, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management (Business School), Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Information and Communication Network Design, Program Management, Technology Development Management Theory
(Jan. 15)
One Perspective on the Results of the 2012 Lower House Election
Masaru Miyano
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Socio-informatics, social research methods, political sociology
(Jan. 7)
Risk = Danger = Crisis? Familiar Yet Misunderstood Words Used in Everyday Conversation and Specialized Fields
Atsushi Hirasawa
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Contract theory for non-life insurance contracts (with an emphasis on marine insurance contracts), crisis management theory

2012

(Dec. 25)
A Linguistic Analysis of Products that Rely on Naming
Asako Iida
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Cognitive Linguistics
(Dec. 17)
Can Transformation of the Economic Development Mode Be Achieved? Spells on the Xi Jinping Administration
Kenji Hattori
Professor, Graduate School of Strategic Management, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Investment and Business Management in China, Chinese Industries and Markets, and the Asian Economy.
(Dec. 10)
Concept Theory for Information Index
Takashi Saito
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Documentation Science
(Dec. 3)
What Norwegian Wood and I'm Mita, Your Housekeeper. [Kaseifu no Mita] Have in Common
Takeshi Usami
Professor of Modern Literature, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Modern Japanese Literature
(Nov. 26)
Xmas Cards from Friends around the World for Children Who Were Victims of the 2011 Earthquake: Participatory Aid and a New Card-Writing Project
Takuo Tanaka
Professor Emeritus, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Economics, Development Economics, International Business Management
(Nov. 19)
The Right to be Forgotten and Policies for the Protection of Personal Information
Shizuo Fujiwara
Professor, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Administrative Law, Information Law, Local Autonomy Law
(Nov. 12)
Evaluating Monetary Policy and Prudence Policy by using Real-Time Data
Eiji Okuyama
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Finance, and in particular, research on financial institutions and securities markets
(Nov. 5)
Future of the Euro, and Future of European Integration
Masaki Orita
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Law
(Oct. 29)
Rivers and Water, Flood Control and Water Resources
Tadashi Yamada
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: civil engineering, anti-disaster engineering, hydraulics, hydrodynamics, hydrology, and meteorology
(Oct. 22)
Cyberspace and Law
Yoshinori Nakanome
Professor, Chuo University Law School
Areas of Specialization: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure
(Oct. 15)
Has China's Economy Already Passed the Lewisian Turning Point?
Hiromi Yamamoto
Specially Appointed Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Development Economics, Environmental Economics, East Asian Economic Theory
(Oct. 9)
60 Years of Television Broadcasting
- Considering the Past and Future of Television in the Age of Social Media
Tetsuo Ichikawa
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Broadcasting culture studies
(Oct. 1)
Men's Gymnastics Through A Historical Profile and London 2012
Toshiyuki Ichiba
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Sport Kinematics, History of Sport
(Sep. 24)
Social Products Change Society
Kappei Hidaka
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Business Administration
(Sep. 18)
Miscellaneous Thoughts on the Decline in the Number of Foreign Students from Korea
Hisashi Kawai
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University (Dean, Faculty of Commerce)
Areas of Specialization: Accounting, Business Administration, and Information System studies
(Sep. 10)
Thinking about the Otsu Bullying Incident
Risk Society and the Responsibility to Respond
Masayoshi Koga
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Sociology of Education
(Sep. 3)
When Did Pottery Appear? Exploring a Groundbreaking Event in the History of Human Culture
Kenichi Kobayashi
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Japanese archaeology
(Aug. 27)
Preventive Measures Alone Cannot Secure Nuclear Power Plant Safety:
Risk Management and Crisis Management of Nuclear Power Plants
Katsuya Sato
Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy and Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Risk Management and Crisis Management
(Aug. 20)
Chuo Hyoron Feature: “Japan Who Thinks”
Tohru Yoshida
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: History of thought
(Aug. 13)
How Should We Teach English?
Hideki Hashimoto
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Intelligent Space (Control Engineering, Robotics, Electric Power)
(Aug. 6)
Expectations on Special Classes Supporting Children with Developmental Disabilities
Yasuko Kambayashi
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies, Developmental Disability Studies
(Jul. 30)
Historical Studies and Materials
Kei Yamazaki
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: History (early modern Japan)
(Jul. 23)
Islamic Economic Markets and Reconstruction of Community
Hideko Sakurai
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Middle East studies, Islamic social thought, Islamic economics
(Jul. 17)
What Words Reveal: Looking at German and Japanese
Akiko Hayashi
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Japanese-German Contrastive linguistics and Discourse Analysis
(Jul. 9)
A Question for the Modern Age: Sansho the Steward
Reiko Seki
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Modern Japanese Literature, Representation Theory, Gender Theory
(Jul. 2)
Higher taxes on Lower Incomes: How to Alleviate the Burden?
Toshiaki Hasegawa
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Economic Policy, Macro Dynamic Input-Output Analysis
(Jun. 25)
German Adult Guardianship Law Offers Insights
Makoto Arai
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Civil Law, Trust Law
(Jun. 18)
Limitation on the Right of Dissolution
Motohiro Hashimoto
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public Law
(Jun. 11)
Hague Convention Ratification and Post-Divorce Parent-Child Law
Takao Tanase
Professor, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Sociology of Law
(Jun. 4)
System Technology that Fully Utilizes Hardware can Revive Japan's Electronics Industry
Ken Takeuchi
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Green Nanoelectronics, LSI Design
(May. 28)
The Hakka Language in Taiwan, a Multilingual Society
Masahiro Endo
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Area of specialization: Linguistics
(May. 21)
Compensation for Damage from Nuclear Power and Restoration
Jun Masuda
Professor, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Civil Law
(May. 14)
Overcoming Deflation Is the Solution for Accumulated Government Bonds
Toichiro Asada
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Macroeconomics, especially Macroeconomic Dynamics
(May. 7)
Supporting Homeland Restoration Activities in Rikuzentakata: Looking Toward the Coming Millennium (Part 2)
Masayoshi Tanishita
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Urban Engineering, Quantitative Spatial Analysis
(May. 1)
Supporting Homeland Restoration Activities in Rikuzentakata: Looking Toward the Coming Millennium (Part 1)
Masayoshi Tanishita
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Urban Engineering, Quantitative Spatial Analysis
(Apr. 23)
Confronting Cancer with a Computer-Aided 3D Endoscope
Hisashi Suzuki
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Cybernetics
(Apr. 16)
A Stance of Literary Artists
Shizuo Satoma
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: 16th to 19th Century English Poetry and Drama
(Apr. 9)
Direction of Large City Reform - Osaka Metropolis Plan
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Political Science
(Apr. 2)
How should we explain about Canada?
Satoru Osanai
Professor of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Anglo-American Public Law and Comparative Constitutional Law
(Mar. 26)
Are Rice Fields “Natural”?
Naotsugu Sato
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Structural Engineering, Design Theory, Risk Studies
(Mar. 19)
On the Chuo Hyoron Special Feature: “3.11 Complex Disaster and Challenges for Japan”
Yoshimi Akiyama
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Early Modern English Literature, Criticism
(Mar. 12)
TPP-Considered from a Historically and Geographically Broad Perspective
Maki Kunimatsu
Maki Kunimatsu, Associate Professor, Chuo Business School (Graduate School of Strategic Management)
Areas of Specialization: International Economic Law, External Economic Policy
(Mar. 5)
Modern Humankind and Mirror Neurons
Koji Kinoshita
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Theory of Language Acquisition and Learning
(Feb. 27)
Brand Power-led Management
Hiroshi Tanaka
Professor, Chuo Business School (Graduate School of Strategic Management)
Areas of Specialization: Marketing, Brand Strategy, and Advertising
(Feb. 20)
“No Light” - Nobel Prize-Winning Writer's Drama on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Shinya Takahashi
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: German Theatre, German Literature, History of Japanese-German Cultural Exchange
(Feb. 13)
Aiming for Labour Sustainability
Tetsu Washitani
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Social Policy
(Feb. 6)
The Need for Comprehensive Social Security and Tax Reform and Problems in the Government's Draft Proposal
Masatoshi Katagiri
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public Finance, U.S. Public Finance
(Jan. 30)
EThe Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II
Megumi Arai
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: English Literature and Comparative Literature
(Jan. 23)
Encouraging Nature Experiences
Norimitsu Kageyama
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of specializations: Physical education, Outdoor pursuits, Outdoor education
(Jan. 16)
The Fault is the Very Lust for Control in Unleashing Nuclear Power
Kaoru Noguchi
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: German Language and Literature
(Jan. 10)
Megamergers and Antitrust Law
Takaji Kanai
Professor, Graduate School of Law, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Economic law and antitrust law

2011

(Dec. 26)
The Ant Tribe and NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) Tribe A Cross Section of the Career Paths and Employment Prospects of Chinese College Students
Shozaburo Sakai
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Chinese business theory, comparative studies of the transitional economies of China and Russia
(Dec. 19)
Thinking about the TPP Problem
Takeru Saito
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: American Economic History, Trade Theory, Trade Policy
(Dec. 12)
Does Radio Wave from Mobile Phones Harm to Humans?
Hiroshi Shirai
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Electromagnetic Wave Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
(Dec. 5)
The Send Christmas Cards to Kids in Disaster Areas! Campaign
Takuo Tanaka
Professor Emeritus, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Economics, Development Economics, International Business Management
(Nov. 28)
Why Has a Jasmine Revolution Not Occurred in China? The 100th Anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution
Hideo Fukamachi
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Chinese Political History
(Nov. 21)
Can Sport Rescue People from Poverty?
Tsutomu Kobayashi
Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Cooperation, Sports Science
(Nov. 14)
Measures against Suicide: An Urgent Public Health Challenge for Japan
Kayako Sakisaka
Specially-Appointed Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Global Health, Social Epidemiology, Public Health
(Nov. 7)
Raising Awareness to Prevent Harassment at Chuo University
Saeko Nagashima
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: British Literature, Gender/Sexuality Theory
(Oct. 31)
Britain, as Viewed from Japan: On the Occasion of United Kingdom Week
Masaki Orita
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Law
(Oct. 24)
To Face One's Own and Others' Minds - Clinical Psychologist
Ryo Shimoda
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Clinical Psychology
(Oct. 17)
Revisions to Parental-rights Laws and the Child Welfare Act
Hirohito Suzuki
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Family law, Child welfare law
(Oct. 11)
Pursuing the Plurality of Identity
Yasuaki Nakagawa
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Family law, Child Welfare Act
(Oct. 3)
Finance Theory for Investment
Hiroshi Ishijima
Associate Professor, Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Finance Theory and Financial Engineering
(Sep. 26)
Digitalization of Terrestrial Television Broadcasting as a Media Event
Izumi Tsuji
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Sociology
(Sep. 20)
Administrative Legal Studies Are Groaning
Yuzo Nakanishi
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Administrative Law, Public Service Law, etc.
(Sep. 12)
Safety Starts with Recognizing Risk: Rethinking the Nuclear Plant Accident
Shuhei Okuyama
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Modern Science and Technology Studies
(Sep. 5)
Exploring, Encountering, and Thinking Together - Toward an “Unfathomed Future”
Michinobu Niihara
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Sociology of Community Studies, International Fieldwork
(Aug. 29)
Desired Evolution of the Introductory Bookkeeping Education
Hisashi Kawai
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Accounting Information Systems
(Aug. 22)
Learning Possibilities to Speak and Listen
Shiori Ichimasa
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Area Studies (North America), Cultural Studies
(Aug. 15)
Skyrocketing Global Food Prices and Worldwide Food Riots
Norio Nishihata
Specially Appointed Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International Development, International Cooperation, Project Management
(Aug. 8)
The Financial System of a Society of Mutual Assistance that the Great East Japan Earthquake Suggests
Masumi Kishi
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Monetary Economics, Development Finance Policy
(Aug. 1)
The Great East Japan Earthquake: Rikuzentakata Restoration of the City and Support for It
Masayoshi Tanishita
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: Urban Engineering, Quantitative Spatial Analysis
(Jul. 25)
After 3.11
Hidehiro Nakao
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Area of specialization: Pan-pacific literatures and cultures
(Jul. 19)
Considering the Starting Point of Japan-China Relations from the Perspective of Disasters
Li Tingjiang
Professor, Faculty of Law, and President, Research Center for Development of Japan-China Relations, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: History of East Asian International Relations, History of Modern Japan-China Relations
(Jul. 11)
Income Approach Management as a Means of Communication with Shareholders
Makoto Ichimura
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Financial Management, Business Administration, Corporate Governance, and Business Analysis and Valuation
(Jul. 7)
Natural Disasters and the Future of Mankind
Shunji Ouchi
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of specialization: geosciences, geomorphology
(Jun. 23)
“We Must Elevate Ourselves” - Pascal
Akira Suda
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Area of specialization: Modern German philosophy
(Jun. 20)
Significance of Educational Assistance in the Risk Society
Masayoshi Koga
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Sociology of Education
(Jun. 13)
On the TEPCO Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Masataka Baba
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Technography
(Jun. 6)
The Forming of a Secure and Safe Society and the Role of Crisis Management
Tetsuo Miyamura
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Reliability engineering
(May. 30)
The Nation's Ardent Expectations for the Compilation Project of The True History of the Emperor Showa by the Imperial Household Agency
Motoei Sato
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Modern Japanese History and Japanese Diplomatic History
(May. 23)
What Happened at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant?
Jun Tateno
Former Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Nuclear Energy (Nuclear Fuel Chemistry
(May. 13)
Nuclear Disaster as Starting Point for Primary Use of Natural Energy
Takaji Kokusho
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Disaster prevention engineering, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, soil dynamics, energy facility engineering
(May. 9)
The Life Cycle of Tourist Spots
Katsuhiko Okumoto
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Marketing Management and Marketing Science
(May. 2)
Reflections on the Tokyo Gubernatorial and Nationwide Local Elections
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Public Administration and Local Autonomy
(Apr. 25)
Accounting Today Is Changing Business Behavior
Keiko Kitamura
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Financial Accounting
(Apr. 18)
Constitutional Courts: A Comparative Law Study
Mamiko Ueno
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Constitutinal law
(Apr. 11)
Abolition or Extension of the Statutes of Limitations for Crimes Resulting in Death
Takayuki Shiibashi
Doctor of Law and Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University and Chuo Law School
Areas of Specialization: Criminal law and procedure
(Mar. 31)
What the “2011 Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake” Has Left the Tokyo Metropolitan Area
Hirokazu Hirano
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University,
Areas of Specialization: Structural engineering, seismic engineering, environmental simulation
(Mar. 28)
Precepts of Difficulties in Obama's “Change”
Ken Hirano
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: American Economy
(Mar. 22)
A twisted Diet is the reality at hand-is it the end of the Westminster model?
Junji Annen
Professor of Constitutional Law, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
(Mar. 14)
Time Is Running out for Japan's Dwindling Population
Kohei Wada
Professor of Demographic Analysis and Applied Demography, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Mar. 7)
A New Generation of Chinese Writers
Yutori Iizuka
Professor of Contemporary Chinese Literature and Drama, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
(Feb. 28)
The Potential of the Northern Sea Route
Shigeki Toriumi
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Information Engineering, Social System Engineering
(Feb. 21)
The Opening of Japan in Terms of Human Rights
Yozo Yokota
Professor in Graduate School of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International law, international human rights law, international economic law, international institutional law
(Feb. 14)
Will the Euro Fall Apart?
Soko Tanaka
Professor of International Finance and European Economy, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Feb. 7)
What Needs to Be Considered When Introducing the Common National ID Number System
Nobuhiko Sugiura
Professor of Financial law, IT law, Graduate School of Strategic Management, Chuo University
(Jan. 31)
International Law of Culture
Maki Nishiumi
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International law
(Jan. 24)
Will TV Personalities Called Journalists Be the End of Japan!?
Yoshimasa Suenobu
Specially Appointed Professor of Journalism and Political Communication, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Jan. 17)
How Should We Stem the Decline in Linguistic Ability, Memory, and Imagination in Modern Society?
Shuichi Kaganoi
Professor of Linguistics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
(Jan. 11)
The New Phase of Japan-China Business: Lessons from the Boat Collision off the Senkaku Islands
Kenji Hattori
Professor of Investment and Business Management in China, Chinese Industries and Markets, and the Asian Economy, Graduate School of Strategic Management, Chuo University

2010

(Dec. 27)
Eco-Products 2010 and the Proposal for the Ecovillage Fund
Toshio Ogata
Professor of Macroeconomics and Ecological Economics, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Dec. 20)
Toward the Grand Dream of an Asian Monetary Integration
Seiichi Nakajo
Professor of International Finance and Foreign Exchange Studies, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Dec. 13)
85.6% of Women and 1.72% of Men: What Do These Figures Represent?
Shozo Yamada
Professor of Labor Law and Social Security Law, Chuo Law School (Professional Graduate School of Law), Chuo University
(Dec. 6)
The Political Significance of the American Midterm Elections
Kenji Takita
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: International politics, American diplomacy
(Nov. 29)
Democracy in Japan Tested by the Chinese Boat Collision Incident off the Senkaku Islands
Motohiro Hashimoto
Professor of Public Law, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
(Nov. 22)
The Direction of Financial Restructuring
Hiroshi Mifune
Professor of Public Finance, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
(Nov. 15)
- Ogai, “Faust,” and the Future - On the 150th Anniversary of Japan-Germany Exchange
Reiji Hirayama
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: German Language and Literature
(Nov. 8)
Experiment in Education Responding to Internationalization: A Class in the Faculty of Economics in Cooperation with Singapore
Fumihiro Sato
Professor of ICT, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Nov. 1)
What are food deserts?
Manao Kidachi
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, and Director, Institute of Business Research, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Marketing and Distribution theory, food distribution analysis
(Oct. 25)
Ecotourism-Be Eco-Minded!
Masahiro Yabuta
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University and visiting professor at the University of Queensland
Areas of Specialization: Public policy, environmental economics, tourism economics
(Oct. 18)
Potential Uses of the iPad in Education and Research
Toshinari Kamakura
Professor of Statistical Science, Social System Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
(Oct. 12)
The Bright and Dark Sides of Internet Economics
Yoji Taniguchi
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University Areas of Specialization:
Economic Policy, Public Economics, Internet Economics, and the Chinese Economy
(Oct. 4)
Organ Transplant and Dissection
Masatoshi Miichi
Professor of British History, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Director of Chuo University Library
(Sep. 27)
Monokusa Taro's Konkatsu
Tomomi Yoshino
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Classic Japanese Literature
(Sep. 21)
Turning Crisis into Opportunity
Manabu Tsuzuki
Professor of Developmental Psychology, Chairman of Graduate School of Letters, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
(Sep. 13)
The Changing World Economy and APEC: Accelerated Integration of Asian Markets and the Role of Japan
Toshiaki Hasegawa
Professor of Economic Statistics and Applied Economics, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Sep. 6)
How to Enjoy Hollywood Movies without Subtitles
Shigenori Wakabayashi
Professor of Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
(Aug. 30)
Summer Thoughts 65 Years after WW2 Compassion, Sympathy, and Understanding
Mitsuo Tsukamoto
Professor of Communication Theory, Media Theory, and Politics and Information Science, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
(Aug. 23)
The Controversy over the New Theory about Ryoma Sakamoto and the Satsuma-Choshu Alliance
Masahito Matsuo
Professor of Japanese History, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
(Aug. 16)
How to Proceed With Debate on Fundamental Tax System Reforms
Shigeki Morinobu
Professor of Tax Law, Chuo Law School, Chuo University
(Aug. 9)
Carnivore Women and Herbivore Men in Mythology
Jinzaburo Kanemitsu
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University Areas of Specialization:
Mythology and French Literature
(Aug. 2)
The Way Japan Must Engage in Global Environmental Governances
Satoshi Hoshino
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: contemporary political theory and environmental political theory
(Jul. 26)
Avoiding a Lost Three Decades
Yoshinori Shiozawa
Professor of Theoretical Economics, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
(Jul. 20)
Young Americans Searching for a New Society
Motoko Mekata
Professor of International Politics and NGO Studies, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
(Jul. 12)
Can Shanghai Change China?
Yasuko Enomoto
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Chinese Modern Cultural History and Comparative Culture
(Jul. 5)
Will the Income Compensation Program for Rice Farmers Actually Restore Japanese Agriculture? A Discussion about the DPJ Rice Policy
Shinji Oosu
Professor of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Jun. 28)
What has Japan's Regime Change Brought About?
Steven R. Reed
Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
(Jun. 21)
Next Marketing Strategy: From Need-based to Concept-driven Marketing
Toshihiko Miura
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Marketing, Consumer Behavior
(Jun. 14)
Challenges for Aviation Reorganization toward Upcoming Full-Scale Liberalization: JAL Revitalization and Responses to the Open Sky
Eiji Shiomi
Professor of Transportation Economics, Public Economics, Physical Distribution and Logistics, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Jun. 7)
Restoring Employmentism
Kazuo Matsumaru
Professor of Social Policy, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(May. 31)
Prudent Plans Needed to Restore Fiscal Soundness
Toshiki Tomita
Professor of Public Finance, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
(May. 24)
Biodiversity — Keywords for Sustainable Development
Hirofumi Nishida
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University Areas of Specialization: Plant Phylogeny, Paleobotany
(May. 10)
The Executive MBA — On applying an MBA in the real world —
Kazuyo Katsuma
Visiting Professor of Finance, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management Representative Director of Audit & Analysis Corporation
(May. 6)
Be Prepared for the Upcoming Revitalization of Regional Shopping Streets!
Sukehiro Hosono
Professor of Urban and Public Policy, the Graduate School of Public Policy, Chuo University
(Apr. 26)
Where there is society, there is law
Nobuaki Hougaku
Professor of Commercial Law (Corporation Law) Faculty of Law, Chuo University
(Apr. 19)
Toward Preventing Wrongful Convictions —On the Not-Guilty Ruling in the Retrial of the Ashikaga Case
Shigeki Yanagawa
Professor of the Code of Criminal Procedure, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
(Apr. 12)
Will Venture Business Become Part of Japanese Tradition?
Hikari Akizawa
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Business Administration (Entrepreneurship Studies)
(Apr. 5)
The Root of the Social and Economic Crisis: How to Address the Systematic Surpluses of Capital and Labor
Toru Matsuhashi
Professor of Economics and Business Cycles, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
(Mar. 29)
Hoping to Resolve Bullying, Violence and Other Issues at School
Sonoko Yokoyu
Professor of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
(Mar. 23)
Thinking for Oneself about Social Interaction via Mobile Phones and the Internet
Misa Matsuda
Professor of Communications and Media Theory, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
(Mar. 15)
Striving to Transcend Fish Justice
Shunji Hosaka
Professor of Religious Studies, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
(Mar. 8)
Is the Problem with the Brakes in the Toyota Prius a Defect?
Susumu Hirano
Professor of Law (Civil and Cyber Jurisprudence), Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University, and Member of the New York State Bar
(Mar. 1)
Granting Voting Rights to Foreign Residents Violates the Constitution
Kazuhiro Nagao
Professor of the Constitutional Law, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
(Feb. 22)
Aiming for a New Happiness System
Masahiro Yamada
Professor of Family Sociology, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
(Feb. 15)
Chronic Recidivism and Preventive Measures
Tetsuya Fujimoto
Professor of Criminology and Criminal Policy, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
(Feb. 8)
Japan Entering the Third Cycle of Innovation since the Meiji Restoration
Norihito Tambo
Professor and Full-Time Researcher of Environmental Engineering, Center for Research and Development Initiatives, Chuo University, Director of the Historical Museum of Hokkaido, Professor Emeritus of Hokkaido University and the Open University of Japan
(Feb. 1)
From the Epicenter of the Financial Crisis: Current Economic Situation in the United States
Kazunori Suzuki
Professor of Finance (Corporate Finance and Corporate Valuation), Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting, Chuo University
(Jan. 18)
Does the Postal Privatization Really Need Revision?
Shuya Nomura
Professor of Commercial Law, Chuo Law School, Chuo University, and Visiting Attorney, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
(Jan. 12)
Shooting “What Human Beings Are”: The Purpose of Teaching TV Program Production at a University
Ryoichi Matsuno
Professor of Media and Journalism Studies, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
(Jan. 5)
Have Consumers Changed?
Koji Matsushita
Associate Professor of Consumer Behavior and Marketing Management, Chuo Business School (Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management)

2009

(Dec. 28)
Can this change of government produce a nation of local sovereignty?
Nobuo Sasaki
Professor of Administration and Local Autonomy, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
(Dec. 14)
The Dread behind the Commotion over 1Q84
Takeshi Usami
Professor of Modern Japanese literature, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
(Dec. 1)
Democracy and the Lay Assessor System
Ryo Ogiso
Professor of Criminal Law, Chuo Law School, Chuo University