The iCLA Faculty

The faculty at iCLA is a body of highly trained scholars hailing from countries around the world and who, in most cases, obtained advanced degrees from universities in countries outside their own nations of origin. iCLA faculty members are native speakers of many languages, with English as the shared language of instruction, research, and student support.

Dr. Darren Ashmore

Specialization: Japan Studies

Dr. Mike Blow

Specialization: Interdisciplinary Arts and Music

Tzumin Peter Chang (張 子旻), EdS

Specialization: Language Education

Dr Terence Fong, Psychology Professor at iCLA

Dr. Chun Yuen Terence Fong

Specialization: Experimental Neuropsychology

Dr. Koji Haraguchi

Specialization: Political Science

Jun Imaki, MPhil

Specialization: Japanese Language

Dr. Midori Inagaki

Specialization: Japanese Language

Dr. Sanjay Jhingan

Specialization: Theoretical Astrophysics

Sumie Jasmine Kawakami, MA

Specialization: Political Science, Media, English as a Second Language

David Knudsen, MMus

Specialization: Music history, English as a Second Language

Dr. Rosario Laratta

Specialization: Public Policy and Management

Dr. Wai Him Crystal Law

Specialization: Developmental Psychology, Psychopathology

Dr. Clarence I-Zhuen Lee

Specialization: History

Dr. Ming Liu, CFA

Specialization: Finance

Dr. Zheng Nan

Specialization: Economics

Mariko Okabe, MA

Specialization: Japanese language education, applied linguistics, educational technology

Dr. Abhishek Parida

Specialization: Computer Science, Gravitational Wave Physics, Data Science

Dr. Haja Michel Rajaonarison

Specialization: Political Economy

Dr. Vahid Rafieyan

Specialization: Linguistics

William Reed, MEd

Specialization: Samurai Culture, Aikido, Calligraphy, Nanba, Career Design

Dachen Sheng, MA (Econ)

Specialization: Economics

Hitoshi Suga, MBA

Specialization: Entrepreneurship, General Management, Marketing

Dr. Kazutaka Sugiyama

Specialization: Literature

Dr. Sam Stocker

Specialization: Art and Design

Masahiro Toma, MA

Specialization: Japanese Language

Adjunct Faculty

Paula Berwanger

Specialization: Acting and Directing

Momotoshi Hara, MA

Specialization: Politics and Public Administration

Satoshi Hasegawa, MPhEd

Specialization: Shugendo, Somatic Psychology

Dr. Joji Murasawa

Specialization: Japanese Traditional Music, Koto

Takahiro Nishida, BPhEd

Specialization: Judo

Dr. John Ricketts

Specialization: Artificial Intelligence

Go Tanaka

Specialization: Karate

Kayoko Tozawa, MFA

Specialization: Art and Design, Drawing

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