Opinion

Government and Economy

(July. 18)Adverse Effects of Political Desks in Mass Media Revealed by the Kake Gakuen scandal

Shiro Segawa
Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(May. 1)Why Did Anello Bags Sell? The Common Ground It Shares with Pokemon GO
—Social media word-of-mouth

Tomoko Kawakami, Professor at the Waseda Business School
(Graduate School of Business and Finance)

Society

(Jul. 10)The End of Reckless Driving
Can Autonomous Cars Reduce Traffic Accidents?

Akinori Morimoto, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jul. 3)A Prescription for People “Feeling Depressed for No Particular Reason” Today

Koji Takenaka, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 12)English Education in School: How to Produce Definite Results

Kenichi Namai, Professor, Faculty of International Research and Education, Waseda University

(May. 29)Does Socialization Matter for New Employee Development?

Norihiko Takeuchi, Professor at the Waseda Business School (Graduate School of Business and Finance)

(May. 22)Communication and Embodiment

Miho Kitamura, Associate Professor at the Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

International

(Oct. 16)What Is Required to Ensure the Human Security of Refugees?

Yasushi Katsuma, Professor, Faculty of International Research and Education, Waseda University
Director, Department of Global Health Affairs and Governance, Institute for Global Health Policy Research (iGHP), National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM)

(Sep. 19)Creation of Reconciliation Studies
Working toward a Shared Civic Awareness for Resolving the Problems of East Asia

Toyomi Asano, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Sep. 4)Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Waseda University
—Steps Toward Organizing a Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Course—

Tetsuya Ohtoshi, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Jul. 24)Halal in Everyday Life: Learn from Muslims

Yukari Sai, Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

(Apr. 24)The Rise of Authoritarian Populism: Understanding Donald Trump’s Election Win

Timothy Seul, Professor at Faculty of International Research and Education, Waseda University

(Apr. 17)In Search of Undiscovered Cave Tombs

Jiro Kondo, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University
Director, Institute of Egyptology, Waseda University

Culture and Education

(Oct. 10)Asian Food Culture—New Cuisine Born Out of Diversity

Kyungmook Kim, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Sep. 11)Indigenous People Lost in Japan: Ainu
—Comparing Gaps in Perception of Higher Education of Indigenous Australians—

Koji Maeda, Professor, Graduate School of Education, Waseda Universityy

(Aug. 28)Re-thinking the Purpose of Undergraduate Education:Great Books, Responsible Citizens, and Reflective Human Beings

Andrew Domondon, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Aug. 14)Familiarity of Kana Words and Kanji Words

Yasushi Hino, Professor at the Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Aug. 7)Understanding University Rankings

Yasushi Matsunaga, Professor, Center for Research Strategy, Waseda University

(Jun. 27)Seeking Alternative Care Based on Children’s Rights
—Expansion of Scholarships and Study Support that Foster Children’s Dreams—

Hatsuko Kawana, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Jun. 5)Japanese Literature in Translation

Hitomi Yoshio, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences at Waseda University

(May. 15)Benefits of Child Rearing by Fathers on Children

Yasushi Oyabu, Professor at Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Apr. 3)Getting along with Your “Other” Self

Seigen Nasu, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

Science

(Jul. 31)Searching for the Roots of All Life—from Bacteria to Humans The Origin of Life on Earth and Extremophiles

Satoshi Akanuma, Associate Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Apr. 10)Sleep and Developmental Disabilities during Adolescence

Sunao Uchida, Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University