(Last updated : 2019-05-25 22:37:37)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Commerce
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2019 Article "Swift to Pope: Sono yujo no katachi" ["Swift and Pope: The Nature of Their Friendship"] (Single) 
2. 2019 Article Review of Gulliver to Orient: Nichi-ei zuzo to sakuhin ni miru toho-genso [Gulliver in the Orient: The Illusion of the Orient as Seen in Japanese and English Illustrations and Literary Works], by Mikiko Chimori (Single) 
3. 2018/10 Other Henshu-koki [Editor's Postscript], Soundings, no. 44 (Single) 
4. 2018/09 Article "Hensetsu-sha no hon'i towa? Jonathan Swift no seiji-shiso wo saguru" ["What Is the True Intention of a Supposed Proselyte in Later Stuart Politics? An Exploration of the Political Thought of Jonathan Swift"] (Single) 
5. 2017/09 Article "Watanabe-sensei to Swift-kenkyu-sha no enishi" ["An Uncanny Relationship between Professor Watanabe and Swiftians"] (Single) 
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2019/02/20 "Anata no shiranai Jonathan Swift: Gulliver ryoko-ki no gyokan kara mieru sekai" ["Some Things You Didn't Know about Jonathan Swift: A Fresh Vista Seen between the Lines of Gulliver's Travels"] (February Lecture Meeting of the Society of Reliable Adults)
2. 2018/07/14 "Pope saiho" ["Alexander Pope Revisited"] (Co-Presenter) (Symposium at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Johnson Society of Japan)
3. 2017/05/13 "Hensetsu-sha no hon'i towa? Jonathan Swift no seiji-shiso wo saguru" ["What Is the True Intention of a Supposed Proselyte in Later Stuart Politics? An Exploration of the Political Thought of Jonathan Swift"] (Lecture at the 69th Meeting of Soundings English Literary Association)
4. 2017/01/29 "Ireland to fukugo-kokka-ron" ["Ireland and the Theory of Composite State"] (Co-Presenter) (Pt. 2 of "Europe fukugo-kokka-ron no kano-sei: Igirisu-shiso-shi-kenkyu tono taiwa" ["Exploring the Potential of the Theory of European Composite States: A Dialogue with the Study of British Intellectual History"], organized by the Research Group on the History of Ideas concerning the British Composite State)
5. 2016/11/12 "Jonathan Swift no kyokai-kokka-kan: Aru kokkyo-kai-bokushi no shukyo-teki-shinjo wo kaimamiru" ["Jonathan Swift's Views on Church and State: A Brief Look at the Religious Sentiments of an Anglican Clergyman"] (Research Report at the 2016/17 1st Regular Session of the Japanese Association for the Study of Puritanism)
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. Doctoral Program in English and American Literature, Graduate School of Humanities, Sophia University,
2. Sophia University, Doctor of Philosophy in English and American Literature
■ Academic Associations Membership
1. 2016/04~ Japanese Association for the Study of Puritanism
2. 2016/06~ ∟ Executive Director
3. 2016/06~ ∟ Member of the Editorial Board
4. 2016/01~ Japanese Society for British Philosophy
5. 2007/04~ Kanto Branch of the English Literary Society of Japan
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■ Certificates and Licenses
1. Specialized Certificate for Teaching in Junior High School (English)
2. Specialized Certificate for Teaching in Senior High School (English)
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 2019/04~  Jonathan Swift as a Conservative Trimmer: An Ideological Reading of His English Politico-Religious Writings, 1701-1726  (Key Word : )
2. 2018/03~  Working Group for Dublin Studies  (Key Word : )
3. 2015/04~2016/03  Jonathan Swift's Political Views and Early Modern English Conservatism  (Key Word : )
4. 2009/01~2009/12  Early Modern English Political Thought and Jonathan Swift's Views of the State: Investigations into the Rhetoric of Middle-of-the-Roadism  (Key Word : )
■ Award History
1. 2009/01 17th Fukuhara Award (Research Grant Division) from the Fukuhara Memorial Fund for the Studies of English and American Literature
2. 2005/07 Honorable Mention for the 28th Young Scholar Award from the English Literary Society of Japan
3. 2002/05 19th Roggendorf Award from Soundings English Literary Association
■ Current Specialized Field
Literature in English, History of thought, Politics (Key Word:Eighteenth-Century English Literature, History of Political Thought, Jonathan Swift) 
■ Other Achievement Records
1. 11 items are registered in "Swift Criticism Database" of the Ehrenpreis Centre for Swift Studies at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, in Germany Link