Faculty and Staff

Introducing the SRC's Members

Permanent Research Staff

Name Speciality
TABATA Shinichiro
Russian economy and comparative economic studies
Siberian and Far Eastern Studies
David WOLFF Russian, Soviet and Emigre; Siberia and the Far East; Cold War; Northeast Asian Region Construction
IWASHITA Akihiro Russian foreign policy and Sino-Russian relations
Central Eurasian Studies
UYAMA Tomohiko
Modern history and politics of Central Asia; Comparative imperial history Modern history and politics of Central Asia; Comparative imperial history
NAGANAWA Norihiro Modern History of Central Eurasia, Islam in Russia
East European Studies
( Director of the Center )
Comparative politics and political economy, Welfare politics
Comparative studies
NOMACHI Motoki Slavic Linguistics, General Linguistics

Assistant Professors

Name Speciality
TAKAHASHI Sanami Russian Orthodoxy in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Culture
Jonathan BULL

Field of specialization: Decolonization and migration history, Sakhalin/Karafuto history

KIKUTA Haruka Contemporary social changes in Central Asia, Emigration and gender
ABURAMOTO Mari Comparative Politics, Contemporary Russian Politics
TAKAHASHI Minori International Politics, Contemporary Greenlandic and Arctic studies
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
  Name Speciality
  KATO Mihoko International Relations, Russia’s Foreign Policy, Regionalism in East Asia
  GOTO Masanori Cultural Anthropology, Economic activity in Russia

Library and Information Service Staff

Name Speciality
TONAI Yuzuru SRC head librarian
OSUGA Mika Publications