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Faculty Data

1. Faculty Members by Affiliation

< As of May 1, 2021 >

College President Vice-President Professors Associate
Professors
Assistant
Professors
(Jokyo)
Tenured Senior
Lecturer
Lecturer total Visiting
Faculty
Members
1 4 5
College of Asia Pacific Studies 29 10 4 43 15
College of International Management 23 11 2 36 14
Center for Language Education 3 9 18 41 71 3
Education Development and Learning Support Center 4 6 1 11 1
Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies 4
Graduate School of Management 6
Ritsumeikan Center for Asia Pacific Studies 1
Total 1 4 59 36 7 18 41 166 44

2. Full-time Faculty Members by Nationality

< As of May 1, 2021 >

Country or Region
Japan 85
United States 17
Korea 10
Australia 6
Canada 5
China 5
Iran 4
Vietnam 4
Indonesia 4
United Kingdom 4
Philippines 4
Thailand 3
New Zealand 3
Mexico 2
Taiwan 1
Romania 1
Sri Lanka 1
Kazakhstan 1
Sweden 1
Bangladesh 1
Colombia 1
Germany 1
Venezuela 1
South Africa 1
Total 166

(23 Countries / Regions)

3. List of Honorary Doctorate recipients

< As of May 1, 2021 (Titles have been omitted) >

Name Post Conferral date
HIRAIWA Gaishi Former Chairman of the Board, The Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc.
Honorary Chairman, Japan Federation of Economic Organizations (Keidanren) Counselor,
The Imperial Household Agency
April 2, 2003
HIRAMATSU Morihiko Governor of Oita Prefecture April 2, 2003
ARAI Masaaki Former Chairman of the Board, Sumitomo Life Insurance Company
Former Secretary General, Kansai Association of Corporate Executives (Kansai Keizai Doyukai)
April 2, 2003
HIGUCHI Hirotaro Former Chairman of the Board, Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
Special Advisor to the Cabinet
April 2, 2003
Bakili MULUZI President of the Republic of Malawi October 3, 2003
SEN Genshitsu
(SEN Soshitsu XV)
Former Grand Master, Urasenke Chado Tradition April 2, 2004
V´aclav Klaus President of the Czech Republic February 16, 2007
Tsakhia ELBEGDORJ President of Mongolia May 22, 2015
Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad Prime Minister of Malaysia August 9, 2018

Note: The above titles were current at the time of conferral.

4. Visiting Faculty Members

< As of May 1, 2021 (Titles have been omitted) >

College of Asia Pacific Studies

Name Post
COOPER, M.J.M Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
COONEY Kevin J. Managing Partner, Cooney Consulting Services
FUNABASHI Yoichi Chairman, Asia Pacific Initiative
HASHIMOTO Kazuya Professor Emeritus, Kyoto Bunkyo University
HSIAO Hsin-Huang Michael Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Sociology; Joint Distinguished Research Fellow, Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies (CAPAS); Academia Sinica Professor of Sociology, National Taiwan University
KINOSHITA Reiko Journalist; Former Member of IWMF Board of Directors (International Women's Media Foundation)
KOH, Tommy Professor of Law, National University of Singapore; Ambassador-At-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore; Honorary Chairman, National Heritage Board of Singapore; Chairman, Center for International Law, National University of Singapore; Rector, Tembusu College, National University of Singapore; Co-chairman of the Japan-Singapore Symposium; Co-chairman of the China-Singapore Forum; Co-chairman of the India-Singapore strategic Dialogue
KOHARA Masahiro Professor,Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo
KOMAI Hiroshi Emeritus Professor, University of Tsukuba
KUMON Shumpei Director, The Institute of Infosocionomis, Tama University
OKUMURA Hirokazu Project Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
SEN Genshitsu
(SEN Soshitsu XV)
Former Grand Master (SEN Soshitsu XV) UrasenkeTradition of Tea; Professor, Department of History, University of Hawaii at Manoa; UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador; Japan-UN Goodwill Ambassador; President, United Nations Association of Japan
TSUKADA Shunso Specially Employed Faculty, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
TSUNEKAWA Jun Former Senior Researcher, the National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)
YAMAGAMI Susumu Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies

Name Post
Amartya Sen Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University; Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics (1998)
VILLACORTA WILFRIDO Professor Emeritus, De La Salle University
OGAWA Shinichi Former Director of Research Department, National Institute for Defence Studies, Ministry of Defense
HECK Peter CEO, Institute for Applied Material Flow Management (IfaS)

College of International Management

Name Post
CHEN, Zu-chung Chairman, Hong-Shan Corporation
CHIYODA Kunio Former Chairman,Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board
HIRATA Junichi Former Vice-preseident, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
YOKOYAMA Kenji Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
FUKUTANI Masanobu Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
KATO Kensuke Founder, Representative Director, Stem Cell & Device Laboratory, Inc. (SCAD)
NAKAYAMA Haruo Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
NONAKA Ikujiro Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University
SAKI Masayasu Director, HASEGAWA Co, Ltd. Director, Outside Director, CB Holdings Co. Ltd.
SHIBATA Hirofumi Honorary President, International Institute of Public Finance; Professor Emeritus, Osaka University
SUZUKI Kanichiro Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
TAKATSUKI Ryosuke President & CEO, Inspire Corporation
TERASHIMA Jitsuro Chairman, Japan Research Institute; President, Tama University
LIM Ricardo A. Visiting Professor, Department of Business Administration, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business

Graduate School of Management

Name Post
FATEMI, Ali M. Chairman Emeritus, Department of Finance, DePaul University
ISHIDA Hideo Professor Emeritus, Keio University
KOMORI Tsuyoshi Representative Director, CORESCO
KONISHI Ryuji Chair, Board of Directors, Japan Family Business Institute
MAKINO Hirofumi Former Board Director & Vice President, Coca-Cola (Japan ) Company Limited
PATTEN, Ronald J. Dean Emeritus, DePaul University
OGAWA Shinichi Former Director of Research Department, National Institute for Defence Studies, Ministry of Defense

Center for Language Education

Name Post
Dewi Ariantini YUDHASARI Rector of LIA Institute of Foreign Languages
TRAN Thuy Vinh Head of Department Vietnamese Linguistics & Teaching Methodology, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University
ZHANG Huifang Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Zhejiang University

Education Development and Learning Support Center

Name Post
HOMMA Masao Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Baiko Gakuin University

Ritsumeikan Center for Asia Pacific Studies

Name Post
CHAWLA, Ashok Kumar Advisor (Japan), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

5. Professors Emeriti

< As of May 1, 2021 (Titles have been omitted) >

Name Post
SAKAMOTO Kazuichi Founding President, Ritsumeikan University
Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan University
Former Advisor, Office for Editing of the Ritsumeikan History, Ritsumeikan Trust
JIDO Yuji Founding Vice President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Former Special Aide to the Chancellor, Ritsumeikan Trust
Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan University
KOHGA Mitsuhide Former Executive Board of Trustee, Ritsumeikan Trust
Former Advisor to President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan University
Former Director, Office of Publications on the History of Ritsumeikan
OGATA Masakatsu Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Former Executive Vice-President of Japan National Tourist Organization (Overseas Promotion)
FUKUI Hayao Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University
Special Professor,Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University
HATADA Nobuyuki Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
KEE Pookong Director and Professor, Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne
Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
NAMBA Masanori Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
IGUSA Kunio Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
SINHA Dipendra Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
TAKAMOTO Akihiro Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
EADES, Jeremy S. Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
COOPER, Malcolm J. M. Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
NAKATA Yukihiko Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
MANI A. Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
KO Yiu-Chung Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
MIYOSHI Koichi Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
MUTO Koji Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Monte CASSIM 2nd President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Special Aide to the Chancellor, The Ritsumeikan Trust
Professor, College of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University
Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan University
MANOPIMOKE, Supachit Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
NAKAGAMI Kenichi Former Vice President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Professor, College of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University
Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan University
FUKUTANI Masanobu Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
UNETANI Takako Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
YAMAGAMI Susumu Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
PORTER Edgar A. Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
FELLIZAR, Francisco Jr., P Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
KORENAGA Shun 3rd President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
UMEDA Chisako Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
SALAZAR Robert A.C. Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
MAJUMDAR Abdullah-Al-Kafi Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
AISINGIORO Ulhicun Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
GUNARTO, Hary Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
CLASTER William B. Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
SUZUKI Kanichiro Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
HICKS Joseph Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
HAIDAR Ali Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
YOKOYAMA Kenji Former Vice President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University: Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
WANG Mariner Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
SUGITA Kinji Former Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

(Note)The above titles were current at the time of conferral.

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